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The Father/A Doll’s House

It’s not clear who gets the last word in either The Father or A Doll’s House, the two dramas being performed in repertory at Theatre for a New Audience. But with productions this gripping and resonant, it really doesn’t matter. … Continue reading


The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore

It seems like an odd choice to revive one of Tennessee Williams’ lesser-known and lesser-loved plays, infamous for its difficult roles and abstract story. But there must be potential for greatness underneath the difficulty, right? Michael Wilson’s production of The … Continue reading


Spirit Control

More questions are inspired than answered in Spirit Control, a touching, yet confusing play by Beau Willimon, which struggles to combine the emotional and the supernatural and fails to do justice to either. Adam and Karl (Jeremy Sisto and Brian … Continue reading


The Orphans’ Home Cycle Part 2: The Story of a Marriage

The Orphans’ Home Cycle Part 2: The Story of a Marriage “Home is where you hang your hat,” Ruth L. Yorck, wrote in 1948. It’s also been said that “home is where your heart is.” Countless statements have been made, … Continue reading


The Orphans’ Home Cycle Part 3: The Story of a Family

The Orphans’ Home Cycle Part 3: The Story of a Family All good things must come to an end, as we are reminded poignantly in the third installment of Horton Foote’s The Orphans’ Home Cycle.” Part Three, “The Story of … Continue reading