Thackeray’s classic novel keeps the Victorian setting and adds modern gender politics in ACT’s lavish new production.
A feminist manifesto play and a gender-swapped submarine drama make for two bold (if uneven) evenings of female-driven theatre.
The abundant flaws of Hellman’s script are made all the more apparent in Berkeley Rep’s production.
Though blessed with a cast of strong voices, the show is hindered by a dragging old-fashioned script and some technical hiccups.
Emotions are far too restrained in Shotgun’s sterile revival of Ibsen-by-way-of-Bergman.