Sound and sign language harmonize in Third Rail’s new dramedy.
Scottish playwright Dan Rebellato’s Static pits the
power of rock against the sound of silence. The production’s first
ambitious undertaking is being bilingual in English and American Sign
Expat lovebirds unravel in Amy Herzog’s relationship psycho-drama.
Amy Herzog’s Belleville isn’t the kind of thriller with Psycho
strings or undead dance moves. It’s the haunting kind that meticulously
picks at peripheral, casual details until an entire m
A review of Third Rail's production of Charles Ludlam's cross-dressing romp.
Arts & Books
Third Rail’s The Mystery of Irma Vep leaves little doubt about one thing: Co-stars Isaac Lamb and Leif Norby have got chops. Charles Ludlam’s 1984 cross-dressing romp—two actors, seven characters, countless costume changes—requires its performers to juggle wildly divergent accents and attitudes across a nonsensical storyline that draws from Hitchcock’s Rebecca, Wuthering Heights, ...
Love, Elmo and Japanese rope bondage, set to song.
Spring is often referred to as the season of love. But for
Bob and Helena, two unlikely lovers on the streets of Edinburgh, the
solstice is when the magic happens. Midsummer is modestly
If Tolstoy was right—that in all great
literature, a man either goes on a journey or a stranger comes to
town—there’s hardly a clearer example of the latter than A Bright New Boise.
Since her first play stunned New York audiences four years
ago, Annie Baker, 31, has gone from obscurity to acclaim. In that time,
critics have scraped away at her plays, trying to unearth what ma