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The Onyx’s Some Things offers hope, but not enough comedic slam dunks

Apocalypse, soon: A religious satire offers hope but falls short

April 22nd, 2015

The Onyx’s Some Things offers hope, but not enough comedic slam dunks

  • In this play, survivors entertain themselves by recounting episodes of The Simpsons. How would you do?

  • Since time immemorial, jocks and nerds haven’t gotten along—until now.

  • Audiences will get a heaping helping of righteousness from a preacher with nothing to fear—and maybe not all of his marbles, either.

  • LVLT does justice to its classic material, Peter Shaffer's epic story of genius, jealousy and revenge.

  • Our complicated relationship with food gets funny at the Onyx.

  • You have to sign a waiver. Those under 18 will not be admitted. Stay behind the yellow line. Bring hand sanitizer.

  • The touring production of the Tony-winning show hits the Smith Center this month.

  • Even with bright spots, Trouble in Tahiti remains a minor work by a great composer.

  • Sarah Ruhl creates idiosyncratic plays that chart deep, unruly emotions with intelligence and humor.

  • Find all the details on the performing arts center's Great White Way imports here.

  • A play within a play and the audience is given a front-row seat to the creative process.

  • Timing and mechanics matter as much as mood in comedy as well as horror.

  • John Tomasello’s latest so-bad-it’s-good offering is a fantastically funny, cathartic—and interactive—experience.

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