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Theater 2015-16: Steep gets down and grapples with Linklater premiere, more Simon Stephens

Oct 1, 2015 – 1:06 pm
Kendra Thulin in the world premiere of 'The Cheats' at Steep Theatre. (Gregg Gilman)

17th in a series of season previews: Founding artistic director Peter Moore says Steep Theatre’s 15th season captures the essence of what this scrappy company is all about – “ground-level views of life.” That low-angle survey begins with the world premiere of Hamish Linklater’s “The Cheats,” about two neighboring couples who suddenly find themselves uncomfortably close.

Theater 2014-15: Five premieres shape season as Victory Gardens observes 40th year

Aug 27, 2014 – 10:54 am
'Rest,' by Samuel D. Hunter, received its world premiere in March 2014 at South Coast Repertory. Feature Image No. 2

Ninth in a series of season previews: Two world premieres anchor the 40th-anniversary season at Victory Gardens Theater, which opens with the Midwest premiere of “Rest,” company ensemble member Samuel D. Hunter’s story of senior citizens and their youthful attendants at a retirement home trapped by a blizzard and forced to confront the chasm between their generations. A second Midwest premiere follows with Colm Tóibín’s one-woman show “The Testament of Mary,” a re-imagined narrative by Mary on the last days of Jesus.

‘The Whale’ at Victory Gardens: A daughter’s outsized rage, a father’s thin hope of grace

Apr 21, 2013 – 10:28 am
Dale Calandra as morbidly obese Charlie in his last days in "The Whale" by Samuel D. Hunter directed by Joanie Schultz at Victory Gardens April 2013 credit Michael Brosilow

Review: ★★★★