Jar the Floor, Cheryl West’s beloved dramatic comedy, features four generations of women who gather to celebrate their matriarch’s 90th birthday, where they share memories and air grievances. The piece explores the legacy of guilt and hostility that is passed from even the most loving mother to a daughter, and, at the same time, shows […]
Archives for September 2015
This weekend is rich with things to see and do. Our top pick: Synchronicity Theatre’s “In the Next Room, or the vibrator play,” a Pulitzer- and Tony-nominated sex comedy by Sarah Ruhl. It marks actor Daniel May’s (“The Walking Dead”) first time on an Atlanta stage in four years. Other don’t-misses: “Stupid F*cking Bird” at Actor’s Express, “A Steady Rain” at the Alliance and, of course, the ASO.
Doing his new play on the Alliance mainstage is virtually unheard of for a world premiere by a relatively unknown writer, says playwright Mike Lew.
Daniel May returns to an Atlanta stage for the first time in four years, with director-wife Rachel, in Synchronicity’s “In the Next Room.”
Arís (UH-reesh) Theatre, Atlanta’s stage for Celtic culture, presents a true classic, J.M. Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World. This masterwork tells the story of Christy Mahon, who thinks he killed his da, and with whom every girl in the county is enthusiastically obsessed. Synge’s comedy caused riots at its 1907 debut, revived an Anglo-Irish word and […]