Kilian Melloy has reviewed film and theater for a number of publications, including EDGE Boston and the Cambridge Chronicle. He is a member of the Boston Theater Critics Association and the Boston Online Film Critics Association.
The SpeakEasy Stage Company’s sharp production possesses a blunt hardness that feels unique and is proof that sometimes less really is more.
“RoosevElvis” is a straight-ahead, full-tilt voyage through popular images of man- (and woman-) hood that’s part live performance and part video footage, with a little bit of hilariously amateur dance recital thrown in.
Stoneham Theatre’s production of “Laura,” playing through May 22, is somewhat anemic, writes Kilian Melloy.
Young Jean Lee’s controversial play is a one-woman show with musical benefits, delving into tough topics like the rejection by childhood friends and parental betrayal.
Anne Washburn’s play confounds the usual doomsday scenarios with a retelling of a classic “Simpsons” episode.
Tom Stoppard’s 1993 play, “Arcadia,” by the Nora Theatre Company, incorporates science, sex and Lord Byron.
In puncturing the clouds upon which the obnoxiously pious float, critic Kilian Melloy says “Mistero Buffo” returns the struggle for faith and atonement to the human realm.
The Hypocrites’ immersive production of Gilbert and Sullivan turns gender on its head while tickling the funny bone, says theater critic Kilian Melloy.
The play staged at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston revolves around a con-artist of a mother, her three children and the schemes they pull on unsuspecting victims – including one another.
“Inferno!” features about 20 characters sharing stories in monologues about the deadly Cocoanut Grove fire of 1942.