V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
Hang the Maids
Margaret Atwood and Mother Road go airborne to shatter an old epic
Penelope, wife of Odysseus, finally comes into her own in a gorgeous staging of Margaret Atwood’s powerful story by Mother Road Theatre Company.
Dragged From the Darkness
Youthful Van Gogh colors outside the lines in Vincent in Brixton
An intimate performance of Nicholas Wright’s story about Van Gogh at 22, in a train wreck of a relationship.
V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Do you believe in ... theater?
Bathe yourself in culture with Bless Me, Ultima, A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Tim Robbins and the April Placitas Artists Series.
V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
Photos by Cassidy Knight
A New Normal
MTS brings authenticity to America’s most dysfunctional family
The Addams Family gets a spring in its step with this vibrant musical production that questions conformity and celebrates oddity.
Crib Notes: April 9, 2015
Test your knowledge of last week’s 505 news with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
Photos by George A. Williams
Monsters in Our Midst
A behind-the-scenes look at DelikateSSen, Richard Atkins’ shocking new drama about the legacy of hate.
V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015
Blake Driver wrassles with the latest melodrama from SouthWest Rural Theatre Project and a luscious local rendition of Puccini’s La Bohème.
V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
Rick Galli & Lauren Myers
The animals of Mr. Jones’ farm—in their “ghastly human drag”—don’t end up with quite the utopia they planned in DCRT’s retelling of this dystopian tale.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
Powerful drama examines what divides and unites us
Aux Dog brings Tony-winning playwright Terrance McNally’s captivating drama to the stage.
V.24 No.9 | 2/26/2015
Take yourself out for some live theater with new dramas from UNM’s experimental Theatre X and Albuquerque Little Theatre.
V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015
photos by Janelle Ciaccio
D’oh! The Apocalypse Will Be Much Weirder Than You Think
Storytelling and “The Simpsons” drive experimental play
Mmm, unclassifiably bizarre. Mr Burns: A Post-Electric Play imagines “The Simpsons” as the cornerstone of a new civilization.
V.24 No.2 | 1/8/2015
A truly dizzying array of awesome performance unleashes at the Tricklock Revolutions Festival, plus a visual whammy from You’re On TV and Wes Naman.
V.23 No.49 | 12/4/2014
Play by Play
Avail yourself of some sparkling live theater this holiday season
Get Scrooged, Shrekked, White Trashed and more with great stories told on ABQ stages this holiday season.
V.23 No.45 | 11/6/2014
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Michael Keaton mocks his own backstory in high-flying show biz satire
Michael Keaton mocks his own backstory in heady, high-flying show biz satire Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).
photos by Adolphe Pierre-Louis
In Search of Voices for the Voiceless
A child, alone, leaving a war-torn country. La Llorona as ally. Dark social elements combine with humor and magical realism to evoke a modern fairy tale in ¡Bocón!