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Virtual
Features

Playwright Peter Gray Talks His New Comedy THE KARENS

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Nolan Boggess

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August 20, 2021

In Peter Gray’s new comedy The Karens, he deconstructs what it means to be a Karen through the lens of three high school besties all named… Karen. The show, directed by Michael Alvarez, is a hilarious exploration of privilege, reclamation, and interaction within the digital world. I recently caught up with the playwright and chatted about what it was like to create the piece.

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Chicago
Reviews

I HATE IT HERE at Goodman is a Cathartic End to a Dumpster Year — Review

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Nolan Boggess

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July 16, 2021

On a deeper note, I Hate It Here from the Goodman Theatre admits that so many horrible things in the world remain unchanged. The show does not suggest things will get better. Yet, if we take a moment to admit how bad things are, maybe we can find some common, solid ground. And that’s a start.

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Virtual
Reviews

SLOPPY BONNIE Brings Nashville To You — Review

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Nolan Boggess

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June 24, 2021

"Sloppy Bonnie: A Roadkill Musical for the Modern Chick" is streaming now through July 15 from No Puppet Co.

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Broadway
News

COME FROM AWAY Announces Broadway Reopening

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Nolan Boggess

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May 10, 2021

Junkyard Dog Productions has announced that the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away will resume performances on September 21, 2021 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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New York
Reviews

Under The Radar Festival's A THOUSAND WAYS is an Incredible Exercise in Intimacy — Review

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Nolan Boggess

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January 9, 2021

The production, part of The Public Theater’s 2021 Under the Radar Festival, reveals little to its two audience members before it begins. I was told to call a number at a certain time, where I would find a stranger on the other end.

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Virtual
Reviews

THIS IS WHO I AM Cooks Up A Deeply Moving New Work — Review

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Nolan Boggess

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December 13, 2020

The play, commissioned specifically for a digital platform, is the latest offering from PlayCo and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, in association with American Repertory Theater, Guthrie Theater, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

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Boston
Reviews

"State vs. Natasha Banina" Review - Arlekin Players Theatre and ArtsEmerson

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Nolan Boggess

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August 23, 2020

The Arlekin Players Theatre’s interactive performance proves that digital, distanced theatre can be a compelling medium. In fact, it’s a medium with incredibly high stakes.

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