Ed Rampell — Attending uplifting, exuberant works that extol the human spirit helps to recharge one’s batteries after being deluged by a flood of distressing news.
Eric A. Gordon: To Zoe, terms such as incrementalism, gradualism, and reform, are meaningless so long as Black Americans are being gunned down by police in the streets.
Ed Rampell: In addition to sharing an existential sensibility, both Krapp’s Last Tape and No Exit ruminate on the role of love and sexuality in the equation of what makes us, after all, fully human.
Eric A. Gordon: Now haunting and mystical, now bawdy and besotted, now full of bravado and then abasement, but always with that famous Irish disposition for verbal lyricism, Faith Healer questions both faith and healing.
Ed Rampell: As Rotterdam opens, Alice and Fiona are a same sex couple of different races and Alice is intently writing on her laptop, as if it’s the Great British Novel.