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Culture, Stagecap

This Whore is good filthy fun

John Ford's 17th-century tragedy 'Tis Pity She's a Whore takes an exuberant interest in taboo and revenge. It isn't a prim play. The plot concerns a coquettish maiden who gets knocked up by her amorous brother; at show's end, the…
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Culture, Encore

Our critics weigh in on local theater

Family Alchemy: Malamud & Paley Stories on Stage. In order for theater to deliver on its rarely achieved promise of a transcendent live experience that no television show or movie can rival, all the disparate elements of a production must…
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Culture, Stage Less Than Kind

Less Than Kind

In the wonderful Canadian television dramedy Slings and Arrows (the first season of which aired in the U.S. last year on the Sundance Channel), Geoffrey Tennant, a tortured and brilliant director played by Paul Gross, manages against all the odds…
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