Theater

Stages delivers emotional blow with ‘We are Proud to Present a Presentation….’

On rare occasion as a theater critic do I see a production that calls less for a review and more for a doctorate dissertation, but Jackie Sibblies Drury’s We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 at Stages Repertory Theatre (now through April 1) feels like such a play....

Dream Fest: Stages Repertory Theater Launches Sin Muros: A Latina/o Theatre Festival

If good playwrights tend to have discerning ears for the language and voices around them, then perhaps those wanting to produce a new kind of theater festival need to become the most sensitive of auditory aficionado as well. Kenn McLaughlin, artistic director of Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston, seems to subscribe to this theory because when the company began organizing their new play-reading event that would become Sin Muros: A Latina/o Theatre Festival, he knew the first act of creation was to be quiet and listen....