‘The Band’s Visit’ and the shared warrant of loneliness
The 10 Tony Award-winning The Band’s Visit closes tomorrow. I’ve just got around to see it today—a day before it closes. It might seem futile to review a show that’s about to close, but after seeing it and wallowing to its soundtrack hours after the show, I am writing this because I want you to…
Teater Koma’s Sampek Engtay: The Tragic Comedy of Cultures
I feel like reviewing Teater Koma’s Sampek Engtay is like reviewing Phantom of the Opera. It has so much media magnitude and general fame, people don’t feel like they need to read reviews anymore, they’ll watch it out of some kind of a pop cultural obligation, and/or curiosity.