Theatre Reviews

Chloë Grace Moretz plays the survivor of a gunman’s attack on a school in this play by Scott Z. Burns

The Library

By Daniel Scheffler | Apr 16
Steven Soderbergh directs this stark new play about the aftermath of a high school shooting, now playing at The Public Theatre.

Pacific Northwest Ballet soloists Benjamin Griffiths as Oberon and Kiyon Gaines as Puck

Midsummer Night’s Dream

By J. Autumn Needles | Apr 14
Shakespeare’s famous comedy of errors involving fairies, humans and one man turned into an ass becomes a beloved ballet with a long tradition at Seattle’s local ballet company.

’Hair’ runs to April 27 at Keegan Theatre

Hair

By Doug Rule | Apr 6
Keegan Theatre’s current production of "Hair" features an acting champion -- specifically the entire ensemble cast of 20-something actors.

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Theatre Features

Billy Porter on ’Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 14
Billy Porter has good reason to be happy these days. He’s celebrating his anniversary in the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and is about to release a new CD of Broadway standards.

Yannick Greweldinger, Reinier Schimmel & Silke Hundertmark in "Lebensraum" at ArtsEmerson

Double Reality :: Bringing Humanity to Life in ’Lebensraum’

By Michael Cox | Apr 8
Director Jakop Ahlbom discusses his darkly comic homage to the silent film auteur Buster Keaton, "Lebensraum." In this surreal and dialogue-free play, two male inventors run into problems when they create a mechanical doll to help them keep house.

 Denzel Washington, left, and LaTanya Richardson Jackson during a performance of "A Raisin in the Sun," at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York

Denzel Washington on ’Raisin’ and Sidney Poitier

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 30
The Denzel Washington you meet backstage at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre is not exactly living a glamorous Hollywood life. He’s more like a college kid during finals.

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