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…

2 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…

7 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…

3 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…

5 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