Let’s get this party started!
Two trips down memory lane:
By the skin of our teeth:
Without altering a single line of dialogue, The Cake‘s script could be quite-easily staged to support the main character’s decision to stick to her homophobic principles in the face of a world changing too quickly for her to keep up.
Boesman and Lena = Waiting for Godot + Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.
When I saw Bonnie’s Last Flight at Next Door @ New York Theatre Workshop, I found its comedic barbs lobbed at flying the friendly skies rather refreshing, a no-brainer given the percentage of theatre audiences surely familiar with the subject.
Page-to-stage adaptations can be just as treacherous as the more-chided path from screen to stage.
The Atlantic Theater Company’s production of Blue Ridge is only a minor misstep for star Marin Ireland, and hopefully mere missteps not indicative of more long-term deficiencies for up-and-coming playwright Abby Rosebrock and director Taibi Magar.