Shapiro on Theater

Howard Shapiro
Howard Shapiro
  • December 15, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: 'Wilde Tales' that Oscar wrote

    I'll now do something critics should do only on rare occasions: Review the audience. On a Sunday matinee produced by the Quintessence Theatre Gro...
  • December 12, 2016 |  Shapiro On Theater

    Review: 'The Carols,' but not the ones you might sing

    A new musical called "The Carols," set during World War II in a hicksville town with too few guys available to cast the annual "A Chris...
  • November 24, 2016

    Review: 'An Iliad' through history

    The unnamed poet in Lantern Theatre's stunning production of the audacious "An Iliad" gives us, in awe and befuddlement, his eyewitness...
  • November 23, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: 'The Wizard of Oz' stands before you. Really.

    The tin man still needs a heart, the scarecrow lacks a brain and the lion cannot find courage – no matter how many times you see "The Wizard of O...
  • November 21, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: 'Sleeping Beauty,' springing awake

    Here's an easy way to spot this season's Grinches, Scrooges and assorted partypoopers: They're the ones not smiling at the People'...
  • November 17, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: 'Found,' saved and collected

    When you see a scrap of paper on the sidewalk, what do you do? Probably nothing, unless you're cleaning the sidewalk. Then you sweep it into the ...
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