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(27/09/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Yeah, But Not Right Now (Soho Playhouse)

Theatre in Review: Yeah, But Not Right Now (Soho Playhouse)

A.J. Holmes wants you to know he is a terrible person. He also wants you to love him. And to acknowledge his talent. Indeed, it would be nice if you considered him an international star -- a stretch, to be sure, even if he once did ...More

(22/09/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Sanctuary City (New York Theatre Workshop/Lucille Lortel Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Sanctuary City (New York Theatre Workshop/Lucille Lortel Theatre)

When it comes to laying bare the lives of the American underclass -- the people who do our dirty work without sufficient recompense, and that's just for starters -- Martyna Majok is without peer. Exploring the corner of northern ...More

(14/09/2021)

-Theatre in Review: The Last of the Love Letters (Atlantic Theater Company)

Theatre in Review: The Last of the Love Letters (Atlantic Theater Company)

"These are but wild and whirling words, my lord." Horatio's comment to Hamlet kept running through my mind at the Atlantic Theater as the protagonists of Ngozi's Anyanwu play unleashed powerful verbal cataracts, baring their souls ...More

(13/09/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Pass Over (August Wilson Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Pass Over (August Wilson Theatre)

"Kill me now." These words, employed so often in real life to humorously express frustration, take on an unsettling urgency in Pass Over. Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's play -- which instantly enters Broadway history as the first ...More

(10/09/2021)

-Theatre in Review: What Happened? The Michaels Abroad (Hunter Theatre Project)

Theatre in Review: What Happened? The Michaels Abroad (Hunter Theatre Project)

Is it really over? For more than a decade, Richard Nelson has chronicled the fortunes of three Rhinebeck, New York families -- the Apples, the Gabriels, and the Michaels -- creating an ever-expanding portrait of an aging, liberal ...More

(20/08/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Walden (TheaterWorks Hartford)

Theatre in Review: Walden (TheaterWorks Hartford)

Are we looking at a science fiction surge in the theatre? Just yesterday, I posted a review of Alma Baya, about three women fighting for survival on a hostile planet. Now comes Walden, in which three characters face dicey ...More

(18/08/2021)

-Theatre in Review: George M. Cohan Tonight! (Irish Repertory Theatre Online)

Theatre in Review: George M. Cohan Tonight! (Irish Repertory Theatre Online)

For its latest streamed presentation, the Irish Rep resurrects the life of Broadway's first great Irish-American star. The original multihyphenate, George M. Cohan took New York by storm in the early years of the preceding century, ...More

(10/08/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Merry Wives (New York Shakespeare Festival/Delacorte Theater)

Theatre in Review: Merry Wives (New York Shakespeare Festival/Delacorte Theater)

Merriment reigns again in Central Park with New York Shakespeare Festival making its long-awaited return to the Delacorte. Wisely choosing to keep it light for pandemic-weary audiences, the company has opted to revive The Merry Wives of ...More

(02/08/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Vs. (Mabou Mines Online)

Theatre in Review: Vs. (Mabou Mines Online)

The characters in Vs., a kind of existential courtroom drama, dwell in an epistemological deadlock. The simplest question -- "Would you like water?" -- causes a hopeless breakdown in communication. To be sure, this is ...More

(28/07/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Samuel (The Tank)

Theatre in Review: Samuel (The Tank)

The characters in Alexis Roblan's new play are lost in an epistemological fog. Even René Descartes would be baffled at their inability to nail down the simplest facts. Their troubles are made manifest in the first scene, featuring ...More

(15/07/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Seize the King (Classical Theatre of Harlem/Marcus Garvey Park)

Theatre in Review: Seize the King (Classical Theatre of Harlem/Marcus Garvey Park)

It's a thrill to return to the theatre and find drama: full-throated conflict about life-or-death matters, populated with ruthless characters, loaded with issues that resonate with our anxious, fractious times. In Carl Cofield's ...More

(12/07/2021)

-Theatre in Review: King Lear (New York Classical Theatre)

Theatre in Review: King Lear (New York Classical Theatre)

This is the summer of revised Shakespeare. Classical Theatre of Harlem is currently presenting Seize the King, Will Power's contemporary revamp of Richard III. Over at the Delacorte, you can catch Merry Wives, ...More

(09/07/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Fruma-Sarah (Waiting in the Wings) (Imagination Hive/Spin Cycle/the cell)

Theatre in Review: Fruma-Sarah (Waiting in the Wings) (Imagination Hive/Spin Cycle/the cell)

In this new comedy, Jackie Hoffman continues her unchallenged reign as our high priestess of disenchantment. To a world thirsty for the milk of human kindness, she has four words: Snap. Out. Of. It. Indeed, bad attitude permeates ...More

(02/07/2021)

-Theatre in Review: The Watering Hole (Signature Theatre)

Theatre in Review: The Watering Hole (Signature Theatre)

This is the summer of walk-through theatre. Since many people remain jumpy about sitting in crowded rooms for a couple of hours, certain companies have found workarounds by creating themed environments into which a few audience members ...More

(02/07/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Tiny House (Westport Country Playhouse Online)

Theatre in Review: Tiny House (Westport Country Playhouse Online)

Tiny House is a comic conversation about our fraught historical moment, but the characters impaneled by playwright Michael Gotch have remarkably little to say for themselves. The structure of the title, located in the exact ...More

(28/05/2021)

-Theatre in Review: This American Wife

Theatre in Review: This American Wife

Given its ubiquity in the pop culture world, it was inevitable that somebody would take on Bravo's The Real Housewives of...franchise. Having once tried (and failed) to silence the Countess LuAnn de Lesseps at a Broadway ...More

(25/05/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Herding Cats (OHenry Productions/Stellar)

Theatre in Review: Herding Cats (OHenry Productions/Stellar)

As a good portion of the world waits to return to work, playwright Lucinda Coxon wants to remind you that life on the job can be a soul-destroying business -- even if you don't mortally embarrass yourself with inappropriate behavior ...More

(10/05/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Marilyn Maye: Broadway, the Maye Way (54 Premieres)

Theatre in Review: Marilyn Maye: Broadway, the Maye Way (54 Premieres)

Marilyn Maye is 93 years old; I hope someday to have her vitality. Proving that age is just a number, the cabaret legend's sassy, good-times persona remains undimmed; wherever she is, so is the party. It may be true that the ...More

(07/05/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Jeremy Jordan: Carry On (54 Premieres)

Theatre in Review: Jeremy Jordan: Carry On (54 Premieres)

For this streamed concert, Jeremy Jordan arrives at the nightclub Feinstein's/54 Below dragging his baggage, and I'm not kidding. It's in the form of a rollerboard filled with objects from his past; each is a talisman and a song cue ...More

(06/05/2021)

-Theatre in Review: Vancouver (Ma-Yi Theater Company)

Theatre in Review: Vancouver (Ma-Yi Theater Company)

If you're looking for a distinctly different online theatre experience, consider this effort of the Ma-Yi Theater Company, presented in association with Chicago Puppet Theater Festival. Ordinarily, the words "puppet theater" have your ...More

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