New plays feel long and come up short on ideas at ongoing FIT fest.
Playwright Sarah Ruhl, still in her 30s, is a favorite of the "edgy" theater companies around here. But why? Her plays are witless and obtuse, hardly worth producing, much less paying to see. Melancholy Play, one of her early works (from 2001), is on view now at Upstart Productions at The Green Zone ... More >>
Unlike Melancholy Play, where it's crickets chirping.
Local actors Christopher Dontrell Piper and David Jeremiah in Topdog/Underdog Theater in this town has never been better. So why are there so many empty seats? Tickets are reasonable—about $10 for most shows, with free parking at most theaters. Many companies, including Kitchen Dog and Theatre Thr ... More >>