Review: A.C.T.’s powerful ‘Rhinoceros’ warns of the dangers of conformity

Eugene Ionesco might not have been thinking of mind-numbing dances like the Macarena or the Floss when he penned his great play “Rhinoceros” in 1959. But that one moment, when … Continue reading Review: A.C.T.’s powerful ‘Rhinoceros’ warns of the dangers of conformity

Review: Celestial beauty abounds in A.C.T.’s grand ‘Weightless’

It is truly hard to pinpoint what exactly makes the American Conservatory Theater production of “Weightless” so beautiful, so majestic. It takes a hint of time at the onset to … Continue reading Review: Celestial beauty abounds in A.C.T.’s grand ‘Weightless’

For the Kilbanes, A.C.T.’s ‘Weightless’ is a marriage made in music heaven

Like so many artists who marry, musicians Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses met, made beautiful music together, fell in love as a result, and are now creating shows all over … Continue reading For the Kilbanes, A.C.T.’s ‘Weightless’ is a marriage made in music heaven

The legend of Merman the focus of A.C.T.’s ‘Call Me Miss Bird’s Eye’

Ethel Merman is widely known as the first lady of the Broadway musical. But to Irving Berlin, she might have been known as something a little less kind. Merman was … Continue reading The legend of Merman the focus of A.C.T.’s ‘Call Me Miss Bird’s Eye’