REVIEW: “Good People” at The Theater Barn

by Jeannie Marlin Woods GOOD PEOPLE is the final production of the 2021 season at The Theater Barn. Founded in 1984 by Joan and Abe Phelps, this summer’s season is being produced by their son, Allen Phelps, the new Producing Artistic Director. This drama is an excellent choice for the…

Viciously Humorous and Relevant comedy “Good People” Opens at The Theater Barn

Good People by David Lindsay-Abaie, is set in the South Boston blue-collar neighborhood where the playwright himself grew up. We meet our protagonist, Margie Walsh, when she is let go from yet another job and faces eviction. She decides to appeal to an old summer flame who has become a wealthy…

REVIEW: “We The People” at The Theater Barn

by Barbara Waldinger The Theater Barn is back!  How wonderful to return to the theatre after a two-year absence!  In the interim, Joan and Abe Phelps named their son Allen the new Producing Artistic Director of the ‘Barn they founded thirty-eight years ago.  In a departure from the theatre’s usual…

REVIEW: “Witness for the Prosecution” at The Theater Barn

by Gail M. Burns It breaks my heart to have to inform you that The Theater Barn has mounted  a ponderous and shabby production of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution. Contrary to popular opinion, critics do not salivate at the prospect of writing negative reviews. We want every production…

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