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…

10 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…

3 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

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