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SHIV at The Theatre @ Boston Court

Photo by Ed Krieger

Photo by Ed Krieger

Dany Margolies – The Daily News

Breaking out of old patterns, ridding ourselves of toxic habits, or just growing up sometimes requires extreme courage. In the highly metaphoric play “Shiv,” the character who navigates the path of maturity and change is given the qualities of the Hindu deity Shiva. Read more…

Myron Meisel – Stage Raw

The recurrent dramatic question of our own lives plausibly could be what it means to embrace the consciousness of another day (i.e., getting out of bed). For Shiv (the emotionally pellucid Monika Jolly), eponymous protagonist of Aditi Brennan Kapil’s captivating play in its west coast premiere at The Theatre @ Boston Court, arguably her imaginative life is so fecund that she needn’t escape the confines of her irremediably creased childhood mattress — as if she could. Read more…

Now running through August 9.

SE LLAMA CRISTINA at The Theatre @ Boston Court


Photo by Ed Krieger

Dany Margolies – Arts In LA

At its start, this Octavio Solis play is not easy to watch. The couple at its center is a mess: drugged, abused, irresponsible. The storytelling is unhelpful, as the characters seem not to know who they are. Then, too, the production, directed by Robert Castro, taxes the eyes if not the patience of the audience. Is it ultimately worth experiencing? Read more…

Now running through February 23.

Cassiopeia, The Theatre @ Boston Court

Photo by Ed Krieger.


Cassiopeia by David Wiener.


Sharon Perlmutter –

David Wiener’s Cassiopeia is beautiful, intelligent, and delightful to listen to. To be sure, it isn’t much of a play. The script itself calls the piece a “duet,” which does seem a bit closer to the truth. It’s two poetic monologues, inextricably intertwined and occasionally interspersed with an actual scene. Read more…