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From left, Devon deGroot, Laura Espino and Paul Stout are excellent in Custom Made Theatre Co.’s “American Hero.” (Courtesy Jay Yamada)

‘American Hero’ a tasty, if light, look at franchise workers

Delightfully set in a strip mall submarine sandwich shop, Bess Wohl’s “American…

 

From left, Robin Gabrielli, Adam Niemann, Jeunée Simon and Gabriel A. Ross appear in Custom Made Theatre’s “Isaac’s Eye.” (Courtesy Jay Yamada)

Science is funny in Custom Made’s ‘Isaac’s Eye’

There’s a welcome mini-Lucas Hnath Festival going here, what with the playwright’s…

 

Justin Gillman and Alisha Erhlich are excellent in Custom Made Theatre’s “Belleville.” (Courtesy Jay Yamada)

‘Belleville’ a disturbing (and funny) look at modern living

The minute the lights go up on playwright Amy Herzog’s “Belleville” at…

 

From left, Amanda Farbstein, Teri Whipple and Lauri Smith appear in Custom Made Theatre’s “Rapture, Blister, Burn.”  (Credit: Jay Yamada)

Custom Made’s ‘Rapture’ finds fun in feminism

Defending Phyllis Schlafly and exploring the intellectual and emotional complexities of porn…

From left, Amanda Farbstein, Teri Whipple and Lauri Smith appear in Custom Made Theatre’s “Rapture, Blister, Burn.”  (Credit: Jay Yamada)
David Raymond, left, and Sam Bertken are excellent in Custom Made Theatre’ Company's “This Is Our Youth.”  (Courtesy Jay Yamada)

Custom Made’s ‘Youth’ is funny and engaging

A frequently humorous if talky slice of nothing set in the trickle-down…

David Raymond, left, and Sam Bertken are excellent in Custom Made Theatre’ Company's “This Is Our Youth.”  (Courtesy Jay Yamada)
COURTESY JAY YAMADAMary Gibboney

‘Grey Gardens’ a colorful portrait of two fascinating women

Long before “Hoarders” and its ilk surfed the reality programming wave, filmmakers…

COURTESY JAY YAMADAMary Gibboney
COURTESY JAY YAMADAMaria Leigh

‘Late: A Cowboy Song’ leaves questions unanswered

There are more questions than answers in Sarah Ruhl’s “Late: A Cowboy…

COURTESY JAY YAMADAMaria Leigh