Young Jean Lee's controversial play is a one-woman show with musical benefits, delving into tough topics like the rejection by childhood friends and parental betrayal.
In its examination of race and identity, "An Octoroon" is funny and fearless, says Carolyn Clay.
In an upcoming Company One and ArtsEmerson co-production, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ redux is a searing examination of the construction of race and the fragility of identity.
Ruby Rae Spiegel's play centers on a high-schooler's attempt at a self-induced abortion, but it's about much more than that.
At Company One, social events that allow their members of their audience -- which range from teenagers to retirees -- to discuss the themes of each production are built into the mission.
If you were looking to the future of theater in Boston, Company One is a great place to start, even as it struggles to succeed financially.
"Colossal," at Company One through Aug. 15, is a physical work that requires triple-threat performers — in this case, with acting, dance and football chops.
A. Ray Pamatmat's "Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them" makes New England debut in an unconvincing production of an unconvincing play, says Jeremy D. Goodwin.
This spring, both companies independently bring playwright A. Rey Pamatmat's work to Boston.
Company One goes downtown to the Modern Theatre with a high-spirited production of "Shockheaded Peter," featuring Walter Sickert and The Army of Broken Toys. Ed Siegel likes the ride.
Company One enlisted Boston’s own steamcrunk seven-piece ensemble, Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys, to take on the nightmarish musical "Shockheaded Peter" at the Modern Theatre March 7 - April 4.
In Aditi Brennan Kapil’s “The Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy” at Company One the Hindu Trimurti of Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma are plopped down among ordinary, callow Americans to shake things up.
Company One brings a fully realized production of Annie Baker's latest excellent play "The Flick" to the Modern Theatre, says Ed Siegel.
Company One temporarily moves to the Modern Theatre for Annie Baker's highly-regarded play, "The Flick." The company also staged a previous play of hers, "The Aliens."
Company One experiments with a different kind of theater under ArtsEmerson's umbrella in a play about Namibia. Ed Siegel approves.