REVIEW: “Mrs. Christie” at the Dorset Theatre Festival

When I tell people that the most produced playwright writing in the English language, aside from William Shakespeare, is a woman, they get all excited.   When I tell them that that woman is Dame Agatha Christie they immediately deflate, “Oh,” they say, disappointment tinging their voice, “She doesn’t count.”   And I want to…

REVIEW” “DIG” at the Dorset Theatre Festival

by Gail M. Burns We are so blessed with the close and productive relationship between playwright Theresa Rebeck and the Dorset Theatre Festival, where she has developed at Dorset more than half a dozen plays, most have which have gone on to productions at other major regional theatres and in New York. I am quite…

REVIEW: “The Humans” at Proctors

by Roseann Cane “A terrible beauty is born.” As I exited Proctors after seeing The Humans, this line from Yeats’s “Easter, 1916” kept running through my mind. The Humans has nothing to do with the Irish Easter Rising, but the profoundly conflicted feelings described through the poem were frighteningly, elegantly transmitted by this excellent production…

“The Humans” Comes to Proctors

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—FEB. 16, 2018—The cast of The Humans first national tour at Proctors will feature Richard Thomas as Erik, Pamela Reed as Deirdre, Daisy Eagan as Brigid, Lauren Klein as Momo, Therese Plaehn as Aimee, and Luis Vega as Richard. Garnering the most ecstatic reviews of any play in recent memory, and heralded in 2016…