They all had their reasons. Charles Guiteau wanted to be ambassador to France. John Hinckley hoped to impress actress Jodie Foster. And John Wilkes Booth was pushed over the edge by bad reviews.
In “Assassins,” the madmen, sad sacks and wingnuts who have stepped out of the crowd to kill — or attempt to kill — U.S. presidents finally get their say. Read More
In “Intermission” — the one-act in the middle of Cutting Ball Theater’s evening of three short plays by New York experimental playwright Will Eno — two couples, one young and the other middle-aged, sit upstage facing the audience. It is intermission in the play they’re watching — about a man dying — and, although strangers, the two couples begin making polite conversation. Read More