Tag: Rob Melrose

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

Strindberg’s ‘Dreamplay’ doesn’t feel edgy in 21st century

Sometimes the revival of plays considered avant-garde in the early and mid-20th century feel more like an intellectual experiment than…

2 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

Cutting Ball starts Strindberg cycle with panache

“It’s all a little complicated,” says the Old Man (James Carpenter) to the Student (Carl Holvick-Thomas) in the first of…

6 years ago

Cutting Ball Theater’s mesmerizing ‘Pelleas & Melisande’

We’ve come to expect rare revivals of 20th-century plays, original translations from the French and new, experimental works from Cutting…

7 years ago