The Humans (on Broadway)

Human sThe Humans (on Broadway)
written by Stephen Karam
directed by Joe Mantello
Helen Hayes Theatre
June 24, 2016
Production website

πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

I saw this play in December of 2015 and I loved it and easily gave it πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰. It is clearly a masterpiece of suspense and of allowing naturalism to slowly boil until it becomes a chilling piece of expressionism. Continue reading The Humans (on Broadway)

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Long Days JourneyLong Day’s Journey Into Night
written by Eugene O’Neill
starring Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne, Michael Shannon & John Gallagher, Jr.
directed by Jonathan Kent
American Airlines Theatre
June 23, 2016
Production website

πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

I have seen Long Day’s Journey Into Night. I mean I have really seen Long Day’s Journey Into Night! One goal I have for my theatre going life is to see the DEFINITIVE production of the classics. To be honest when I read the works of the classics (i.e. Chekhov, O’Neill, Ibsen, Strindberg, even Shakespeare) I often get bored – – and worse yet, when I see bad productions I get mad for the waste of time. I know as a theatre teacher I should relish reading these classics – but, come on, they were never meant to be read; they were meant to be EXPERIENCED. Continue reading Long Day’s Journey Into Night