The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl at Langham Court Theatre. A review.

The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl at Langham Court Theatre. A review. Langham Court Theatre tackles the challenge of Sarah Ruhl’s comedy-fable The Clean House (April 18-May 5, 2018) with intelligent direction, sophisticated staging and design, and spirited acting. Ruhl’s witty deadpan style demands skilled actors with an appreciation of the pause, a talent the ensemble displays in abundance. This absurdist fable also requires a complete … [Read more...]

In the Next Room at Theatre Inconnu – a review

Ah, those Victorians – they certainly get a bum rap as stuffy, given their adventurous natures. One wonders if our descendants will laugh as much at our sexual antics as we do at theirs in “In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play” currently at Theatre Inconnu. A doctor (Julian Cervello) invents an electrical device to treat hysteria in women (and sometimes, men).  Misconceptions about sex, desire and orgasm abound in this rollicking and rapid … [Read more...]