All posts tagged "woolly mammoth theatre"

  • Puppet Masters: Famous Puppet Death Scenes at Woolly (Review)

    A nonconformist troupe brings to Woolly's stage an extraordinary spectacle of puppetry

  • Southern Man

    In an extraordinary combination, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's Appropriate is funny, unflinchingly honest, and awful in the best possible way. Somewhere in the neighborhood of Tracy Lett's...

  • On the Road to Nowhere

    Sometimes it’s all about the synergy. With Woolly’s Detroit, the power of the ride is not just in playwright Lisa D’Amour’s potently drawn prisoners of America’s...

  • Bird Brain

    A gloriously neurotic, hilariously self-aware cri de coeur as told through a cleverly irreverent adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull, Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird is...

  • Wrestling Demons

    A semi-satirical distillation of the mercenary world of professional wrestling as recounted by a particularly ambivalent member of its fraternity, Kristoffer Diaz's The Elaborate Entrance...

  • Comedy Accompli

    A little edgy, a little existential and a lot funny, Second City's Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies, is a high-energy riff on the idea, more or...

  • Great Company

    Those sentient during the excesses of the 1980s may recall The The's memorable big-band pastiche Twilight of a Champion in which a scathing Matt Johnson...

  • An Officer and a Thespian

    Antebellum is a story that moves across continents and genders, from World War II to a cinematic memory of the American Civil War. With his...

  • Noises On

    Sitting in the Woolly Mammoth Theatre audience for Mike Daisey's one-man show, How Theater Failed America, you may find yourself wondering, ''Is Mike Daisey talking...

  • Baby Boom

    Watching an audience take their seats is always something of a pre-show entertainment, but it was particularly fun at Woolly Mammoth's Boom with the unique...

  • Sticky Fingers

    Contemplation of the Post-Industrial Family surely ranks as one of the most indispensable themes of the modern playwright. What writer worth their salt can resist...

  • Rib Tickler

    Sir Peter Lustforth. Dame Stickle. Molly Tawdry. Lady Vanity Lustforth. And, of course, Dick Dashwood. If you're looking for a clue as to what kind...

  • American Values

    If you polled the typical Woolly Mammoth audience you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't agree that: 1) American Christian missionaries who go to...

  • Kiki & Herb

    Photography by Michael Wichita It's like a frat band on the Lawrence Welk Show. It's like Steve and Edie on a bender. It's like bong...

  • Boxed In

    Tim Miller Tim Miller is feeling a little guilty. ''I used to be very pooh-poohing on the gays in the military issue,'' admits the performance...

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