Theater

Woman Center Stage: Chiori Miyagawa

The Women Center Stage Festival, which runs from April 8 to 27 at the Culture Project, will feature women artists “whose work calls attention to human struggles globally.” The schedule includes panels, performance and theater works which range from the entertaining to the provocative.

In Dialogue

Sex, Lies, and Videotape à la Aguirre-Sacasa

Creatures from the deep, body-snatching aliens, or other supernatural forces are usually what torment the families in Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s plays.

Nothing But Novel: Elevator Repair Service Does Faulkner

Elevator Repair Service has always drawn inspiration from unlikely places. Over the last seventeen years, their original productions have lifted fragments of text from radio plays, documentary films, non-fiction writings, TV shows, poems, novels and classic plays.

From Outrage to Stage: George Packer's Betrayed

The story of how George Packer’s play Betrayed was produced would be a dream if it weren’t borne of a reality that’s so maddening and so tragic.

Lush Life: Adam Bock's The Drunken City & Excerpt

Drunk people, unless they’re completely trashed, keep talking—they don’t stop. The thing that happens is they care a little more, or they break a boundary that they normally wouldn’t.

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APR 2008

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