Stages, Theater

Review: The Gulf by About Face Theatre—Two Women Stuck in a Relationship—and a Fishing Boat

Two women on a fishing boat in the Alabama Delta. One casts and sometimes reels in…nothing. The other alternately suns, dozes and reads. It’s late afternoon on a hot, humid […]

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Stages, Theater

Review: About Face’s Time Is on Our Side Shines a Light on Queer History

Queering history is the theme of Time Is on Our Side by R. Eric Thomas, now at About Face Theatre. It’s the story of podcast creators Annie and Curtis; their […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Stages, Theater

Re-Imagining of I Am My Own Wife at About Face Offers Mixed Results

Based on the life of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, Doug Wright’s Pulitzer and Tony-winning play I Am My Own Wife is typically performed as a one-person show by a male actor. […]

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Stages, Theater

A Tree Falls in About Face’s The Secretaries, & Everyone Hears It

There are few things in life that I am comfortable in saying make complete sense: the science behind the salty-sweetness of a chocolate-covered pretzel, the inevitable success of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s […]

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