The Lantern Theater Company’s production of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE completes its presentation of Martin McDonagh’s Leenane Trilogy, following 2007’s THE LONESOME WEST and 2011’s A SKULL IN CONNEMARA. Chronologically the first entry into the trilogy and McDonagh’s first major play, THE BEAUTY QUEEN is not as staunchly original […]Read more ›
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It’s hard to imagine that even the Bard himself would not be in awe of Lantern Theater Company’s current offering. The theater’s refreshingly genuine take on a well-known classic, coupled with impeccable production talent, meets and in certain cases exceeds the lofty expectations audiences have come to expect from Lantern. […]Read more ›
Is attacking two of the most educated and progressive historic religious cultures the best way to begin a dialogue about free-thinking and tolerance? David Ives’ vitriolic fantasy about the trial of Spinoza shows little tolerance for either the Protestants or Sephardic Jews of 17th-century Amsterdam, and equally little historical accuracy. […]Read more ›
The Lantern Theater Company opened its latest production, A SKULL IN CONNEMARA on Wednesday January 19. The show takes place in a small town in Ireland with a very small Catholic cemetery – too small as it turns out. Each year a local widower is hired to disinter old bones […]Read more ›
The Lantern Theater Company opened its season this week with a reflective and superbly performed production of Anton Chekhov’s UNCLE VANYA. Professor Serebryakov (David Howey) and his young wife Yelena (Sarah Sanford) return to their country home and their odd behaviors disrupt the otherwise monotonous country lifestyle, almost to the […]Read more ›
STAGE Magazine’s News Reporter, Jim Hilgen, has produced a special series of exclusive video interviews with selected 2010 Barrymore Award Nominees. The second of the series of interviews is a conversation with Ceal Phelan, one of the 2010 nominees for the Charlotte Cushman Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a […]Read more ›