Annie Baker

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The New Yorker
The Weight of Words in TheatreThe play itself is inauthentic, because Wohl is writing not in her own voice bu
The Weight of Words in Theatre
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
The play itself is inauthentic, because Wohl is writing not in her own voice but in one that owes much to the playwright Annie Baker. Indeed, “Small Mouth Sounds” feels like a shadow version of Baker’s magnificent 2009 work, “Circle Mirror... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Hyde Park Theatre's The Flicklife, death. Everything that happens up there is so much bigger than us, and we
Hyde Park Theatre's The Flick
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
life, death. Everything that happens up there is so much bigger than us, and we're mesmerized by it. But playwright Annie Baker knows that to stare only at the screen is to miss some of the most important drama that takes place in that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Robert Falls will direct 'Ah, Wilderness!' in Goodman Theatre's 2016-17 seasonand Andrew Hinderaker, a reimagined musical directed by Mary Zimmerman, the Chi
Robert Falls will direct 'Ah, Wilderness!' in Goodman Theatre's 2016-17 season
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
and Andrew Hinderaker, a reimagined musical directed by Mary Zimmerman, the Chicago premiere of a Chekhov adaptation by Annie Baker and a revival of a Eugene O'Neill comedy, to be directed by Robert Falls, now in his 30th year as artistic... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
In defense of anger: A critic's appeal to playwrights to let their tempers flyso toxic with hypocrisy and resentment that the laughter practically scalds our
In defense of anger: A critic's appeal to playwrights to let their tempers fly
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
so toxic with hypocrisy and resentment that the laughter practically scalds our throats. Younger playwrights such as Annie Baker, Tarell Alvin McCraney and Samuel D. Hunter, to name three of our most talented dramatists under 40, seem like... Read more
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The Seattle Times
More than meets the eye in ReAct’s ‘The Aliens’The awkward, contemplative and aching silences in the plays of the rising young
More than meets the eye in ReAct’s ‘The Aliens’
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 days ago
The awkward, contemplative and aching silences in the plays of the rising young author Annie Baker are as crucial to her enterprise as Harold Pinter’s were to his. And when her ellipses connect, they make what is eventually said by her millennial... Read more

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