The surprising ways in which people can connect is at the heart of the play “Assisted Living,” written by and starring the husband-and-wife team of Winnie Holzman (Tony nominee for the book of the Broadway musical “Wicked”) and Paul Dooley (co-star of the Robert Altman films “Popeye” and “A Wedding”).
"The King of Hearts Is Off Again" has already closed after a run at the Odyssey Theatre, but its powerful impact lingers. One is left with a haunting memory of constant, frenetic, often balletic motion, undergirded by frequently dark, dramatic music, which created a pervasive sense of danger and of an impending storm.
“The theatre has the power to both reveal the truth and hide the truth,” according to Spanish playwright Juan Mayorga, whose internationally acclaimed work, “Way to Heaven,” is currently being presented by the Odyssey Theatre.
"King Levine," a two-act comedy at the Odyssey Theatre, is propelled by a fairly ingenious concept. Playwright Richard Krevolin has transformed Shakespeare's King Lear into an elderly, self-made business tycoon, who reigns supreme as the frozen-bialy monarch of America.