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Macbeth – Teatro Circulo, New York

(Macbeth) (Teatro Circulo) (NYC) (c)Jonathan Slaff

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Celeste Moratti Reviewer: Adrienne Sowers As a Shakespearean standard, Macbeth is one of the best-known plays in the English-speaking canon. Even watching the most avant-garde, esoteric interpretation of the play, the footholds of plot and character are so culturally prevalent that it is difficult to get lost, which makes First Maria Ensemble’s relatively straightforward presentation of ...

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MUD – Teatro Círculo, New York

(Mud) (Teatro Circulo) (NYC) (c)Al Foote III

Writer: Maria Irene Fornés Director: Elena Araoz Reviewer: Robert Price Mae is doing her best to learn to read at school but she has trouble retaining. At home she irons the pristine clothes of other people while she cooks for Floyd. Floyd can’t read at all but he’s proud of his accomplishments. He postures and brags like a seven-year-old about ...

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Burq Off! – Teatro Circulo, New York

Writer: Nadia P. Manzoor Director: Tara Elliott Reviewer: Jamie Rosler One English Pakistani Muslim woman’s story, telling universal truths, and raising socially relevant questions, about identity, extremism, and family. Written and performed by Nadia P. Mazoor, this coming-of-age story is both profoundly personal and immensely relatable. Nadia’s father, mother, brother, boyfriend, and best friend populate the stage, as well as ...

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