If you've ever wondered how Mamie Eisenhower, lonely and a little tipsy on her birthday, responded to the Little Rock Nine crisis, allow playwright Michael John LaChiusa to enlighten you: She traveled back in time, by boat, to confront her philandering husband about his mistress/chauffeur, Kay Summe ... More >>
After the deep darkness that has pervaded area theaters during the past few weeks -- most notably with heavyweight dramas by Brecht, BĂĽchner and Kafka -- the first lilting notes of an impending musical summer can be heard. This weekend (through May 9) the Kirkwood Theatre Guild concludes its produc ... More >>
Week of November 23, 2005
The Boys from Syracuse has aged -- but so what?
Two local productions try to walk on the wild side
Rodgers & Hart and Sondheim get their due; Andrew Lloyd Webber gets doo-doo
Awkward set and staging undermine strong performances
Relative Values showcases Dorothy F. Davis as a grand old dame