Theater

Review: La Traviata

It’s rarely a good sign when your ghost appears before your death. So it goes for opera’s most beloved courtesan, Violetta Valery, the heroine/fallen woman of Verdi’s “La Traviata,” brilliantly re-imagined by [...]...

Review: Voyage

If almost anyone — even a good friend — came up and asked you to sit still while they read aloud nine hours worth of imagined conversations between 19th century Russian intellectuals, nobody would [...]...

Review: The Toxic Avenger

Musical theater has, as of late, taken some strange turns. Movies beget musicals that beget musical movies, but none, thus far, have been as surprising as “The Toxic Avenger,” based on the cult classic film [...]...

A Timely Chekhov

THERE ARE 32 KNOWN ENGLISH translations of Anton Chekhov’s 1895 play “The Seagull,” and when deciding to add the title to the Alley Theatre’s 2011– 12 season, Gregory Boyd and his team read every one of them. After all [...]...