Tag: Cutting Ball Theater

An unhappy family comes to life in Cutting Ball’s ‘Uncle Vanya’

The plays of late-19th-century Russian writer Anton Chekhov are so rich with compassion for the inherent comedy and tragedy of…

5 months ago

Shakespeare’s ‘Timon of Athens’ remarkably timely

“Timon of Athens” is so seldom performed, theatergoers seeing it for the first time in the new Cutting Ball Theater…

11 months ago

Cutting Ball’s iconoclastic ‘Hedda’ confuses

Audiences of “Hedda Gabler” at Cutting Ball Theater might think that director Yury Urnov -- who so masterfully staged “Ubu…

2 years ago

Cutting Ball's ‘Mount Misery’ a timely, funny take on politics

Former U.S. defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld gets hoisted on his own petard in this clever and provocative new play by…

4 years ago

Sophocles gets uneven update in Cutting Ball’s ‘Antigone’

“Remember, we’re women,” Ismene tells her sister, Antigone. Her warning, coming minutes into the new Cutting Ball Theater production of…

4 years ago

Cutting Ball goes wild with ‘Ubu Roi’

Alfred Jarry’s 1896 satire “Ubu Roi” begins, famously, with Ubu shrieking “Merdre!” That’s French for “s---,” with the extra R…

5 years ago

‘Krispy Kritters’ is chaotic, confounding

Why is “Krispy Kritters,” in the title of resident playwright Andrew Saito’s world premiere now at Cutting Ball Theater, spelled…

6 years ago

Cutting Ball’s ‘Chairs’ a new absurdist classic

Cutting Ball Theater’s current staging of mid-20th-century French playwright Eugene Ionesco’s “The Chairs” is probably one of the best theater…

6 years ago