Rosie Hallett

Liz Sklar, left front, plays John Wesley Powell, who leads a 19th century river expedition in American Conservatory Theater’s production of Jaclyn Backhaus’ subversive comedy “Men on Boats.” (Courtesy Kevin Berne)

Wild, wonderful women take charge in ACT’s ‘Men on Boats’

The high points of history have always tended to feature men –…


From left, Andre Amarotico, Rosie Hallett and Nancy Shelby have tons of fun in “Smut,” onstage at Z Space. (Courtesy Mel Solomon)

Word for Word’s ‘Smut’ amusingly details a widow’s transformation

A middle-aged widow at a crossroads in her life experiences new and…


Stephanie Hunt and Rudy Guerrero are excellent in Word for Word’s stage realization of Colm Tóibín’s short story “Silence.” (Courtesy Julie Schuchard)

Word for Word brings Irish writers’ tales to life

Do go to see Word for Word’s text-verbatim staging of two short…