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Culture, Stage "You Need to Read Poetry!": Theater in the Rhyme

"You Need to Read Poetry!": Theater in the Rhyme

The title of Performers Under Stress's new show might sound like the Uncle Sam recruiting poster of the theater world. In fact, You Need to Read Poetry! is as compassionate as it is confrontational. The devised physical theater piece is…
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Mrs. Warren's Profession

The intriguing premise of using masks to highlight the characters' duplicity in George Bernard Shaw's play never gets off the ground in this Performers Under Stress production. When they are compelled to share their true feelings about each other and…
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Culture, Stage What in Godot's Name?

What in Godot's Name?

One of the first things directors learn when approaching Samuel Beckett is that you don't mess with his plays. During his lifetime, the punctilious Irish dramatist was famously hostile to theater companies that dared to deviate even in the tiniest…
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