Elevator Repair Service

Theater

ERS Services Hemingway’s “The Sun Also Rises”

March 22, 2011

For a book that’s mostly about drinking and eating, it’s no surprise that Elevator Repair Service chose to set their 3 1/2 hour staging of Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises in a bar, and named it after the Café Select, the watering hole Hemingway’s emasculated doppelgänger Jake Barnes and his expat circle frequent. Probably due […]

Books

Elevator Repair Service Reads “Gatsby” Part 2

January 27, 2010

A late follow-up to my earlier post on the play. Elevator Repair Service’s Gatz continues at the ART through February 7th (tickets $20-75 per part), though it’s clearly not as successful as Sleep No More, which is impossible to get tickets to any more unless (I hear) you make a nice little membership donation, or […]

Books

Elevator Repair Service Reads “Gatsby” Part 1

January 14, 2010

Elevator Repair Service‘s Gatz (@ the American Rep through Feb. 7) at six hours (not counting the breaks and intermissions) is marathon theater. Even if you do all ten hours of the Boston Theater Marathon, this is something entirely different. It takes the patience of an ardent reader, or at least someone set on getting […]