Crimson staff writer
Sophie H. Kim
If an utter transformation of theatrical space is what you’re looking for, “Angels in America” at Central Square Theater is the place to find it.
In a play where fantastical elements are a way of exploring freedom, the limits of hyper-realism are chilling. Apollinaire Theatre Company’s production of “Dance Nation” will leave audiences wondering how childhood affects them today and how monstrosity might just be a form of liberation.
It's about being in community with a bunch of other quirky, glittery, proudly over-the-top weirdos. It’s about being yourself, whatever that looks like.
“Welcome to you, welcome to your drag aesthetic and your people.” These words marked the beginning of a virtual panel on drag culture hosted by the A.R.T.
Ultimately, the show’s greatest contribution is the empathy it affords Trisha; her narrative provides a window into the other side of a coming-out story.