All posts tagged "signature theatre"

  • Unhappy Days: Scena stages Beckett’s absurdist classic

    Happy Days at Scena Theatre and Cloak and Dagger at Signature Theatre

  • Some Serious Drag

    Bea Arthur played the role of Lucy Brown in the 1954 off-Broadway production of The Threepenny Opera. “If Bea Arthur could do it, then I figured...

  • Worth Every Penny

    Rick Hammerly hisses at Erin Driscoll early in Act 2 of Signature Theatre’s The Threepenny Opera. Yes, the veteran local actor really and truly hisses...

  • A Mighty Wind

    There are people -- plenty of them -- who absolutely love the maudlin 1988 chick flick blockbuster Beaches, about the platonic love of two women....

  • Beaches — from book to movie to musical at Signature

    Yes, it’s true: Signature Theatre presents a world premiere musical adapted from the 1985 novel Beaches, best remembered as the 1988 weepy film starring Bette...

  • Coming Up Roses

    Last year it was Dreamgirls. The year before, Hairspray. And now Signature Theatre has staged another holiday season treat, what you might call the mother...

  • Matt Conner Plays the Christmas Hits at Signature Theatre

    One of two holiday music cabarets this season at Signature Theatre, A Matt Conner Christmas features local gay actor and musical composer Matt Conner (Crossing,...

  • Lahti's Pride

    In Dustin Lance Black's 2011 play 8, Christine Lahti played one of the lesbians who sued the state of California over Proposition 8's denial of...

  • Sophie's Choice

    ''Sophie, are you okay?'' Phillip asks at the end of The Argument. Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros's 90-minute drama is about an unexpected pregnancy and a woman's right...

  • Hot and Not

    Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy feels very much of its time – the turn of the 1980s – as it starts. Lead character Arnold Beckoff is very...