Tracy Letts

Gripping piece of comic-horror nonsense: Killer Joe at Trafalgar Studios reviewed

9 June 2018 9:00 am

Tracy Letts begins his trailer-trash comedy Killer Joe with the corniest of platitudes. A runaway druggie named Chris Smith needs…

Bristles with sexual energy, emotional richness and, yes, indignation: Indignation reviewed

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Indignation is an adaptation of Philip Roth’s 2008 novel and amazingly, for an adaptation of a Philip Roth novel —…

Keaton Nigel Cooke as Remi in ‘Wiener-Dog’

Love it or hate it, you will certainly never forget it: Wiener-Dog reviewed

13 August 2016 9:00 am

Todd Solondz’s Wiener-Dog is billed as a ‘dark comedy’ although it is far more dark than comic. If pressed to…

Superior Donuts – a very irritating success

1 March 2014 9:00 am

Tracy Letts, of the Chicago company Steppenwolf, has written one of the best plays of the past ten years. August:…

Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep in ‘August: Osage County’

August: Osage County? Why not make your own?

25 January 2014 9:00 am

If you and your family are bored — if, for example, it’s one of those dull Sunday afternoons that seem…