REVIEW: “A Raisin in the Sun” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Barbara Waldinger What is the purpose of producing a classic play that has already been revived many times onstage and on film?  Some people say that it’s to give a new generation of theatregoers the opportunity to see an important work.  Others insist that it’s to give a director…

REVIEW: “Dangerous House” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Barbara Waldinger South Africa is the ONLY African country where gay marriage is legal.  At the same time, the common South African practice of “corrective rape,”—purportedly intended to turn lesbians straight—goes unprosecuted. This is the background of the taut and powerful drama, Dangerous House by Jen Silverman, the fourth…

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