Rob Melrose

Shakespeare’s ‘Timon of Athens’ remarkably timely

“Timon of Athens” is so seldom performed, theatergoers seeing it for the…

 

Strindberg’s ‘Dreamplay’ doesn’t feel edgy in 21st century

Sometimes the revival of plays considered avant-garde in the early and mid-20th…

 

‘Krispy Kritters’ is chaotic, confounding

Why is “Krispy Kritters,” in the title of resident playwright Andrew Saito’s…

 

Cutting Ball’s ‘Chairs’ a new absurdist classic

Cutting Ball Theater’s current staging of mid-20th-century French playwright Eugene Ionesco’s “The…

Cutting Ball starts Strindberg cycle with panache

“It’s all a little complicated,” says the Old Man (James Carpenter) to…

Cutting Ball Theater’s mesmerizing ‘Pelleas & Melisande’

We’ve come to expect rare revivals of 20th-century plays, original translations from…