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What lurks beneath? GOD OF CARNAGE at Our Productions

Have you ever been drawn into a Facebook argument and immediately wished you had stayed out of it? Or if you’ve ever been forced to endure a particularly awkward, lengthy parent-teacher conference, then you might understand what it feels like to be the characters in Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award-winning 2009 play, God of Carnage (translated … Continue reading

Black Pearl Shines at WaterTower Theatre

Everyone come together, let us work hard; the grave is not yet finished; let his heart be perfectly at peace. Thwarted ambition. Dancing chickens, ancient African funeral chants, slave-era spirituals, voodoo ritual and Old South mountain ballads. Perception of authenticity. Cultural exploitation. Racism. Sexism. Intellectual property. Friendship forged out of mutual need. In a performance … Continue reading

On the Receiving End: Water Tower Theatre

“Let’s give this another try….” The Receptionist at Water Tower Theatre delivers a mind-bending paranoia punch, and I don’t mean the saccharine kind served from a crystal bowl. It’s a wallop you don’t see coming. This one act play gives the idea of “being present and accountable” startling new meaning. During the 2007-2008 New York … Continue reading