I see a lot of theater.
If you know me well, you know that this is a thing that too often makes me grumpy. There are a lot of reasons this is so, but in a conversation with a friend the other day I lamented that the biggest reason I needed a break from theater was because lately everything has started to blend together. I know that what I see are different productions and I know that the people making them have worked very had and I do not want to denigrate that effort. But at some point, good lord, they all start to feel like the same story told in the same way by the same people.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of seeing An Octoroonat The Wilma and for once I didn’t have that feeling.
There are lots of things I could say about the craft…
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