At its core, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” is really a love story — several love stories, in fact — and the muscular, vibrant revival now at Boxcar Theatre wears its rock ’n’ roll heart on its sleeve.
Director Nick Olivero has restaged his sold-out summer production with a 33 percent reduction in the number of Hedwigs, but almost no loss of high-spirited, ass-kicking, octave-twisting energy. Read More
Boxcar Theatre has put a very real “Little Shop of Horrors” on its Natoma Street doorstep and created an exciting piece of environmental musical theater in the process. Director Nick A. Olivero, part of the team that turned the screenplay for “Clue” into a three-dimensional romp earlier this year, has ambitious visions. He is blessed here with a company in and behind the scenes that can bring most of them to life. Read More
Once again, the folks at Boxcar prove they are “the little (theater) engine that could” with their insane, inventive, irresistible “Clue.”
Artistic Directors Peter Matthews and Nick O. Olivero have adapted the screenplay of the foppish 1985 cult film — itself inspired by the perennial board game — and crafted a unique and loving sendup of a sendup. Read More