Heartbreak House, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

Photo by Miriam Geer.

Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw.

David C. Nichols — Back Stage

After opening with a revisionist ’60s Measure for Measure that entertainingly served the Bard, the forces at Theatricum Botanicum take on Heartbreak House and serve George Bernard Shaw even better. Shaw’s deathless 1917 allegory about British socioeconomic factions heedless of the impending world war enjoys a wonderful revival, Chekhovian in tone, Shavian in attack.  Read more…