Sarah Ruhl's new play, “The Oldest Boy,” is extremely imaginative and hypnotically beautiful, but the plot is a puzzler. An American woman, the wife of a Tibetan man, is visited by a high-ranking…
"Dear Elizabeth," which gets its world premiere at Yale Repertory Theater, playwright Sarah Ruhl ("The Clean House," "In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play"), frequent helmer-collaborator Les Waters…
World premieres by playwrights including Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Rinne Groff and Sam Marks -- plus a 10-minute offering from Sarah Ruhl -- are among the shows rounding out the 2013 lineup of the…
U.S. dramatist Sarah Ruhl beat Brit competish to win the top play prize for "In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play)" at the 2012 Theater Awards U.K., presented at London's Guildhall.
There's not one but two plays-within-a-play in Sarah Ruhl's "Stage Kiss," a highly meta-theatrical, fundamentally enjoyable, slightly slight, not-so-romantic comedy pondering the complexity of…
Captures both the intellectual spirit and the literary brilliance of Woolf's most imaginative work.
Rebuttal to all those dreary dramas about how kinfolk tear into one another when someone in the family dies.
Victorian repression gets a rude poke in this idiosyncratic rumination on women's sexual selves.
Salma Hayek, Jessica Biel, Matthew Morrison and Paulo Szot toplined a closed reading last weekend of Lincoln Center Theater's developing tuner version of "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown."
A most pleasant and popular -- if medically dubious -- means of "curing" that quintessential 19th century women's ailment, hysteria, provides the hook in Sarah Ruhl's "In the Next Room (or the…