Feature

Stage: The week’s other openings

<em>Vices: A Love Story; Crowns; Dark Play or Stories for Boys</em>

Boca Raton, Fla.Vices: A Love StoryCaldwell Theatre Co., (561) 241-7432Ilene Reid and Michael Heitzman’s “edgy” new musical concerns a relationship “nearly undone by the myriad temptations of 21st-century life,” said The Miami Herald. A six-member cast lyrically probes “the couple’s desires, fears, and self-destructive behavior.”

Pasadena, Calif.CrownsPasadena Playhouse, (626) 356-7529Regina Taylor’s play “celebrates African-American women and their proud tradition of hats,” said the Los Angeles Times. Director Israel Hicks’ “assured” hand helps achieve a unique balance of “cultural studies, oral testimony, and evangelical preaching.”

Washington, D.C.Dark Play or Stories for BoysH Street Playhouse, (202) 544-0703Carlos Murillo’s “corrosively entertaining” new play explores the dangers of online dalliances, said The Washington Post. A ­“dastardly digital masquerade” unexpectedly becomes a cautionary tale about “anonymous sex on the Web.”

Recommended

Did Putin get 'exactly what he wanted' out of Biden summit?
Fiona Hill.
sunday shows

Did Putin get 'exactly what he wanted' out of Biden summit?

Karzai: Afghanistan will be 'better off' without U.S. military
Hamid Karzai.
afghanistan conflict

Karzai: Afghanistan will be 'better off' without U.S. military

What Ebrahim Raisi's election means for Iran, U.S.
Ebrahim Raisi.
U.S.-Iran relations

What Ebrahim Raisi's election means for Iran, U.S.

The Week contest: Booze rescue
Cans.
Feature

The Week contest: Booze rescue

Most Popular

7 toons about the Dems' Joe Manchin problem
Political Cartoon.
Feature

7 toons about the Dems' Joe Manchin problem

Bernie Sanders wants to know if cannabis reporter is 'stoned' right now
Bernie Sanders.
Sounds dope

Bernie Sanders wants to know if cannabis reporter is 'stoned' right now

St. Louis couple who waved guns at demonstrators plead guilty to misdemeanors
Patricia and Mark McCloskey.
crime and punishment

St. Louis couple who waved guns at demonstrators plead guilty to misdemeanors