Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Magic Theatre

Pucks to plays: Former hockey pro brings drama to Magic Theatre

ONSTAGE Ashlin Halfnight sees a lot of parallels between his former career as a professional hockey player and his current one as a playwright.  “It seems weird to say, because most...

ACT’s ‘Sweat’ asks: When does class solidarity end and racism begin?

ONSTAGE  The tavern setting is a familiar trope for American theater and television—think Langston Hughes’ Simple series, Casablanca, The Iceman Cometh, or Friends. It offers both an intimate setting where habitués share their...

Onstage: Roaring through life with ‘Eva’

ONSTAGE When Eva Malloy (Julia McNeal) muses "It’s a lifelong journey, isn't it, shaking off a Catholic childhood?" a knowing chuckle ripples through the audience. Yet as the play...