Playwright Moira Buffini has written Handbagged about the relationship between Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Moxie Theatre is producing its West Coast premiere. The company has given this premiere a prestige production, and that strategy has paid off…Read More
Parlour Song is the first outing for Backyard Renaissance. If the next production, announced for April 2016, is as good it should be very good, indeed…Read More
Producing Artistic Director Robert Smyth has a knack for staging plays from the 1940s. He gets the era, how people talked then, and he’s fascinated with the details of the kind of well-made play that 1940s writers routinely produced. But, these plays today are considered quaint, and they’re seldom done. Mr. Smyth consistently provides persuasive evidence for reviving shows from this period.
He’s also good at directing farce, and See How They Run is a classic 1940s British farce. It should be a winner at Lamb’s and it is.Read More