Not a Play

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Virginia Grise’s one-woman piece “Your Healing is Killing Me” may be hitting the PlayMakers stage next week, but don’t call it a play. It’s a performance manifesto.

Big Bad Brecht

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Bertolt’s Brecht’s ‘Verfremdung’ isn’t so scary. It merely aims to be “That which makes the strange familiar, and the familiar strange.”

Elegant Simplicity

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Mark Hartman has whittled the “She Loves Me” orchestration down to fill out a 6-piece band. But it isn’t about economics; it’s a matter of director Kirsten Sanderson‘s vision for the show.