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Shakespeare meets the Beatles, 1984 meets 2019.

If you want some measure of just how good William Shakespeare was on his best days, look no further than the New Moon...

Friends & Foes

Philip Ridley’s Radiant Vermin is a comedy about a newlywed couple discovering the dream home they’ve always wanted...

On stage: Sweat and Tuck Everlasting.

If you really want to understand what went wrong in America, turn off Fox News. Turn off MSNBC and CNN, too. Also,...

Family Business: A Capote Christmas From Voices of the South

Truman Show I sure do like watching Voices of the South do that special thing they do. The theater company does lots...

Once & Future: Tennessee Shakespeare Returns to the...

Joey Miller. “All the world’s  a stage…” — As You Like It “Also I know what thou arte, and who was thy fadir, and of...

Never Land: “For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday” Opens at...

“We’re orphans,” a mature Wendy wails to her siblings, who aren’t getting any younger. Their dad has just died,...

Dead dogs, romance, violence on stage.

A thread of formalism connects all of the dramas currently on stage in Memphis. The Curious Incident of the Dog in...

Crib’s a promising new basketball drama.

If you’re paying attention to contemporary critical race theory, you may experience a few cringeworthy moments in...

Raisin at Hattiloo

From a technical standpoint, I could pick Hattiloo’s Raisin to pieces. The set looks slapped together, the music’s...

Death of a Streetcar winks at greatness.

Theater folks talk a lot about text, subtext, meta-text. Blah, blah, blah. But there’s another, special kind of...