Guillermo Calderón’s ‘Kiss’ is metatheater for the digital age

How do we know that one’s yellow is not another’s blue? That two people agree on mangos being yellow may suggest that they speak a shared language that associates the word “yellow” with the object “mango.” However, one may not accordingly assume that these people both see the same color when looking at mangoes, because the […]


Acrobatic performances amaze in ‘Traces’

If you only had 90 minutes left to live, what would you do with that time? Nothing, everything, or try to leave a lasting impression, a trace, of who you are?  This question frames “Traces” (2006), which opened at ArtsEmerson’s Cutler Magestic Theatre on Oct. 1 — and its emphatic answer is, of course, the third […]


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