Critical Confabulations

a theatre, film & pop culture review

Theatre: Privacy

Privacy, starring Daniel Radcliffe, takes its cues from Edward Snowden, but fails to reveal more.

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July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: The Healing

Samuel D. Hunter’s big-hearted humanity is once again on quiet, radiant display.

July 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: The Ruins of Civilization

Penelope Skinner envisions a dystopian future not far removed from our present day in this must-see world premiere.

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.

British playwright Alice Birch takes cues from Caryl Churchill & Sarah Kane for this sharp, funny, feminist work.

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Shuffle Along, or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

George C. Wolfe’s Shuffle Along vitally reimagines the 1921 black musical sensation, showcasing Broadway’s best talent.

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Ironbound

Ironbound thoughtfully gives voice to those who rarely make it to our stages – and showcases a major talent.

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort is a heart-warming showcase for the trans community, but not for trans actors.

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: The Royale

Marco Ramirez’s The Royale, a rhythmic take on boxing and grace, thankfully ain’t no Rocky.

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Smart People

Lydia R. Diamond’s sharp, sexy Smart People tackles race and racism in America.

February 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

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