The Pear explores the intimacy of love, friendship, and yes, “Intimate Apparel”

intimate-apparelBy Ande Jacobson

Lynn Nottage’s title, Intimate Apparel, sounds like it may be an advertisement for Victoria Secret, but that only scratches the surface of the material central to this play as Pear Avenue Theatre’s production explores many levels of intimacy beyond the clothing. This is a play about friendship, love, marriage, class, race, and yes, hand-crafted intimate garments. Continue reading

Life Goes On

By Ande Jacobson

War, loss, the future, family, and career comprise many of the themes in Lanford Wilson’s “Fifth of July”. This is the first play written (and the last chronologically) in Wilson’s Talley Trilogy following the Talley family. Continue reading