Review: ‘Antigone’ by Sophocles in a new translation by Daniel Sullivan, by Cutting Ball Theater (****1/2)

by Charles Kruger (Rating: ****1/2) (Cutting Ball Theater’s production of “Antigone” will play at The EXIT Theater at 277 Taylor Street through March 22.) Members of Cutting Ball’s company spent several weeks this past summer studying techniques of movement and music at Teatr ZAR in Poland, the leading training school for the techniques of famed […]

Review: ‘Our Town’ at Shotgun Players (**1/2)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: **1/2) (“Our Town” plays at the Ashby Stage through January 11, 2015.) “Our Town” is one of the most familiar plays in the American canon. Wilder’s masterpiece is too often dismissed as old fashioned, sentimental and essentially shallow, presenting a warped and overly positive view of small town life. That’s nonsense. With “Our […]