BOSTON – Ryan Landry, the head of Gold Dust Orphans, a theatrical troupe like no other, has become one of the city’s most welcome cultural icons. Think of Tom Brady and Giselle Bundchen inhabiting one body. His gender-bending farces at Machine, outside of Fenway Park, have been embraced by high and low, gay and straight, the American Repertory Theater and the Huntington Theatre Company.
Huntington honcho Peter DuBois has been so impressed by Landry that he gave him a spot on this year’s schedule for “Ryan Landry’s ‘M.’ ‘’ It makes sense. Landry is not only a gifted comedian with a wild imagination but an excellent playwright. At his best he is as provocative as he is entertaining — “Who’s Afraid of the Virgin Mary?” manages to simultaneously pay tribute to Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”; send the play up; and have thoughtful things to say about
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