Theater Review: Tracy Letts’ SUPERIOR DONUTS

Playwright Tracy Letts is best known for searing tales of dysfunction and psychological breakdown, such as the Pulitzer-winning August: Osage County and Bug, the latter of which was recently produced locally by Raleigh Ensemble Players. Yet his play Superior Donuts, currently playing at Deep Dish in Chapel Hill, is less a drama about doomed souls […]

Theater Review: The Servant of Two Masters

Reprinted from the Independent Weekly 27 AUG 2008  •  by Zack Smith The Servant of Two Masters Deep Dish Theater Through Sept. 13 Commedia dell’arte is one of the most influential forms of stage comedy, but be forewarned—anyone who’s complained about the two-hour-plus running times of Judd Apatow’s comedies has never sat through an 18th-century […]