Signal Ensemble Theatre does Beckett proud with ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’

You either love Beckett or you loathe him, they say. I’ve loathed and eventually learned to love the avant-garde Irish playwright. I recall leaving Steppenwolf’s Endgame last year confused and, well, let’s just say … disengaged. However, the show has stuck with me as I continue to search for Beckett’s underlying meaning. And if that’s… Read More Signal Ensemble Theatre does Beckett proud with ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’

Will ‘The Real Inspector Hound’ please stand up (please stand up, please stand up)?

Moon (Philip Winston) and Birdboot (Jon Steinhagen) get critical in Stoppard’s “The Real Inspector Hound,” Signal Ensemble Theatre’s inaugural production in their fancy new digs. Birdboot and Moon certainly love to hear the sounds of their own voices — particularly during a performance. These two self-absorbed critics in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Inspector Hound sit in their imperiously rigid… Read More Will ‘The Real Inspector Hound’ please stand up (please stand up, please stand up)?