It casts a critical eye on the state of equality within America, and the systems of oppression that keep many down in order to raise others up.
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Audiences, as well, have been impressed and moved by the play, especially those who have recently lost a loved one.
The Big Meal introduces audiences to an extended family’s journey over five generations. Eight actors portray 26 characters, covering about 60 total years.
Pat Falco’s project “Untitled November,” leads us to Dwight Street, where we hop into a dumpster together to view a snide piece about “AFFORDABLE HOUSING.” Eschewing art world clichés, he strives to present and create work that is approachable, humorous, and, perhaps above all, honest.
Eschewing art world clichés, he strives to present and create work that is approachable, humorous, and, perhaps above all, honest.
If you're a student who blew through your semester’s savings by the end of September, someone who hands over each paycheck directly to their landlord, or someone busy working to find work, sneezing next to one of greater Boston's many arts institutions can feel like an overdraft threat to your bank account. That should’t be the case, and in many instances, it’s not.
I’ve never cried during a stand-up routine, at least not until I saw “Brahman/i: A One Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show.”
In her upcoming series of plays, dubbed the Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy, playwright Aditi Brennan Kapil—who is half-Indian, half-Bulgarian, and grew up in Sweden before ultimately settling in the US—explores a phenomenon she calls “re-mythologizing.”