What an unexpected year for theater 2009 turned out to be. With the nation gripped in economic turmoil, it would have been understandable had we been fed a steady diet of crowd-pleasing escapist comedies, musicals and tried-and-true revivals. Instead, many local theaters produced the rarely seen and the unusual. They made theater seem fresh, relevant and resonant. Here, in vaguely chronological order, is a grateful list of... More >>>
Michelle Hand, Ben Nordstrom and Charlie Barron in Echo Theatre Company's The Ugly One.