Peter Ritter

Review: ‘Pericles’


Between Mary Zimmerman's staging of "Pericles" for D.C.'s Shakespeare Theater and the Guthrie's new production of same, we may be looking at a renaissance of sorts for the play Ben Jonson dismissed…

Review: ‘Oedipus’


At the start of Ellen McLaughlin's new adaptation of "Oedipus Rex," the chorus members rise from the audience and make their way to the stage. In sweaters and blazers, they're at first…

Review: ‘Othello’


Given that the Guthrie's new production of "Othello" is being prepped for a national tour as part of the National Endowment for the Arts' "Shakespeare in American Communities" program, it's not…

Review: ‘Good Boys’


Jane Martin, the Pulitzer-nominated author of some dozen-odd plays, almost certainly does not exist. Anonymity may, in fact, be Martin's greatest asset as a playwright: In of-the-moment works such as…

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