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Between Riverside And Crazy, Coal Mine Theatre, 2019

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Coal Mine Theatre's production of Stephen Adly Guirgis's timely Pulitzer winner features some good performances, but it feels cramped Read more

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Another Brick In The Wall

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From an opera based on a classic rock album to a site-specific production of Shakespeare's best-loved comedy, here, in chronological order, are some of the month's buzziest shows Read more

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Knives In Hens, Coal Mine, 2019

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David Harrower's fascinating play can be interpreted as everything from a feminist fable to a noir old world thriller Read more

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Dion Johnstone and Sabryn Rock, The Royale, Soulpepper 2019

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From a best new play shortlist that consists of all women to a case where a multi-nominated show directed itself, here are some things the Dora jurors got right... and wrong Read more

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School Girls; Or The African Mean Girls Play, 2019

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The Brothers Size, Old Stock, School Girls and Dear Evan Hansen lead the pack in critics' roundup of the year's finest shows Read more

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Hand To God, Coal Mine Theatre 2019

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Satiric show about a teen who's being taken over by his demonic hand puppet is wickedly entertaining Read more

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From a play about the making of an iconic punk album to an award-winning musical that deals with mental illness, here are the shows getting lots of buzz this month Read more

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In Coal Mine Theatre's taut production, Eric Peterson, Trish Fagan and an excellent supporting cast evoke the fragments of one man's life Read more

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From a cutting-edge new works festival and an elegant circus show to events surrounding one of the world's most acclaimed opera stars, here are 10 good reasons to get out of the cold this month Read more

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Jennifer Haley's play about patrons of a pervy online realm receives a haunting, vivid staging Read more

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Despite great performances, Coal Mine’s play about cosmetics testing on humans rather than animals produces mixed results Read more

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Coal Mine two-hander delves deeply and profoundly into pain Read more

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Annie Baker's ode to sad, inarticulate straight white males will haunt you Read more

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Dennis Kelly’s play about class, intolerance and violence feels like Harold Pinter meets Quentin Tarantino Read more

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Not everything is well-baked in Tracy Letts's sitcom-friendly script, but Coal Mine production has lots of charm Read more

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But will the west-end millennials come? Read more

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Breathing Corpses

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A series of interconnected tales invites the audience to find the links between storylines Read more

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Instructions (To Any Future Socialist Government Wishing To Abolish Christmas)

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A look at the eve of the 2008 financial collapse focuses on the personal as well as the economic Read more

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A condescending attitude towards its characters mars this slice of Southern noir Read more

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A troubled family hires a hitman cop to solve their problems Read more

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