Aurora Theatre Company

‘Eureka Day’ cleverly balances comedy, tragedy and political correctness

There’s a scene toward the end of the first act in local…

 

Aurora’s power play ‘Splendour’ unfolds with intrigue

In the first scene of British playwright Abi Morgan’s mysteriously titled “Splendour,”…

 

Backyard barbecue goes wild in ‘Detroit’

Like the old guy who appears as a minor character at the…

 

Changing times come to the fore in ‘Fifth of July’

Set in 1977, Lanford Wilson’s “Fifth of July” – part of Aurora…

‘Talley’s Folly’ feels contrived in the 21st century

By 1979, when the late Lanford Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning two-hander “Talley’s Folly,”…

‘Lyons’ a biting, dark comedy – with heart

You might not expect a show about a dying patriarch to be…

Gripping ‘Breakfast with Mugabe’ at Aurora Theatre Co.

How Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, went from idealistic revolutionary to ruthless…

‘Letters’ a taut tale of repression

A man and a woman face each other in a tiny government…

Hamlet abundant with wit in ‘Wittenberg’

Hamlet goes back to school in “Wittenberg.” The German university that got…

Everyday people revealed in Aurora Theatre’s ‘A Bright New Boise’

The central figure in Samuel L. Hunter’s “A Bright New Boise” at…

Family drama ‘Our Practical Heaven’ doesn’t lift off

Bird-watching isn’t the only tie that binds the six women of “Our…

Ibsen drama takes on a troubled family

Themes in Henrik Ibsen’s 1896 drama “John Gabriel Borkman” are wildly relevant…