Love, Elmo and Japanese rope bondage, set to song.
Spring is often referred to as the season of love. But for
Bob and Helena, two unlikely lovers on the streets of Edinburgh, the
solstice is when the magic happens. Midsummer is modestly
Between each scene in Sweet and Sad, there’s a
simple sound effect: a breath. It’s a small sound—a slight inhale, a
longer exhale—and easy to miss. It’s also a lovely and poignant touch,
If Tolstoy was right—that in all great
literature, a man either goes on a journey or a stranger comes to
town—there’s hardly a clearer example of the latter than A Bright New Boise.
Since her first play stunned New York audiences four years
ago, Annie Baker, 31, has gone from obscurity to acclaim. In that time,
critics have scraped away at her plays, trying to unearth what ma