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(16/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Travisville (Ensemble Studio Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Travisville (Ensemble Studio Theatre)

Many first-time playwrights stick close to home, pulling drama out of their own personal experiences. William Jackson Harper has bigger fish to fry, and he does so, impressively, in this wide-ranging work, which poses a compelling ...More

(16/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Emma and Max (The Flea Theater)

Theatre in Review: Emma and Max (The Flea Theater)

Emma and Max begins with a display of entitled behavior so awful, it can only have been imagined by Todd Solondz. Brooke and Jay, a married couple, are in the process of firing Brittany, their Barbadian nanny. With ...More

(15/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Midnight at the Never Get (York Theatre Company)

Theatre in Review: Midnight at the Never Get (York Theatre Company)

The York, which, over the years, has given us seemingly every type of musical, now presents Midnight at the Never Get, a show that invents an entirely new subgenre -- call it existential cabaret. The Never Get is a 1960s ...More

(15/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Goodbody (Crook Theater Company/59E59)

Theatre in Review: Goodbody (Crook Theater Company/59E59)

What's a lady to do? Marla, the heroine -- if that's the word I want -- of Goodbody cries out, "I just want to know why I'm on a farm with someone who looks like they've been run over by a lawnmower, why I'm hiding cars in ...More

(11/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Hitler's Tasters (New Light Theater Project) /Mother Night (59E59)

Theatre in Review: Hitler's Tasters (New Light Theater Project) /Mother Night (59E59)

This past week has produced two very different plays about Nazi Germany. One of the more bizarre facts to emerge about the Third Reich was the existence of a cadre of fifteen adolescent girls who were made to taste Adolph Hitler's food, ...More

(10/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Final Follies (Cherry Lane)/Suddenly (HERE)

Theatre in Review: Final Follies (Cherry Lane)/Suddenly (HERE)

Over the years, Primary Stages has done A. R. Gurney proud, presenting exceptionally fine productions of such peerless high comedies as Indian Blood, Buffalo Gal, and Black Tie. Alas, the streak comes to an end ...More

(09/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: What the Constitution Means to Me (New York Theatre Workshop)

Theatre in Review: What the Constitution Means to Me (New York Theatre Workshop)

For a lively, provocative assertion that the personal is political, look no farther than Heidi Schreck's fearless, funny examination of the American legal system. And when it comes to the United States Constitution, she ought to ...More

(08/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: The Nap (Manhattan Theatre Club/Samuel J. Friedman Theatre)

Theatre in Review: The Nap (Manhattan Theatre Club/Samuel J. Friedman Theatre)

Even if the publicity materials for The Nap didn't reveal that playwright Richard Bean started out in standup comedy, a few minutes at the Friedman would be enough to give away the game. That's because The Nap ...More

(08/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Oklahoma! (St. Ann's Warehouse)

Theatre in Review: Oklahoma! (St. Ann's Warehouse)

"Let's not break the law. Let's bend it a little." So says Aunt Eller near the end of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, words that the director, Daniel Fish, and his company have taken to heart. Indeed, they ...More

(04/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: The Evolution of Mann (The Cell)

Theatre in Review: The Evolution of Mann (The Cell)

This new musical wants to be a status report on the agonies of contemporary singles, but, alas, it feels stuck in its own personal time warp. The marriage-mad hero, Henry Mann, having attended no fewer than a dozen weddings in as many ...More

(02/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Girl from the North Country (Public Theater)

Theatre in Review: Girl from the North Country (Public Theater)

Can a play succeed on mood alone? That's the bet laid down by Conor McPherson and company in this attempt at a high-toned jukebox musical drawing on the enigmatic, supremely melancholic ballads of Bob Dylan. McPherson, a ...More

(02/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: I Was Most Alive with You (Playwrights Horizons)

Theatre in Review: I Was Most Alive with You (Playwrights Horizons)

With this new work, Craig Lucas reasserts his status as the most gorgeously contrarian of American playwrights. At a time when religious belief is so often casually derided, he wants us to at least consider the possibility of the ...More

(01/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Bernhardt/Hamlet (Roundabout Theatre Company/American Airlines Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Bernhardt/Hamlet (Roundabout Theatre Company/American Airlines Theatre)

"I am Sarah Bernhardt. Like all actors, I am air." Yes, but what rarified and invigorating air, at least when the divine Sarah is being interpreted by the irrepressible, impossibly gifted Janet McTeer. Fitted out with a ...More

(01/10/2018)

-Theatre in Review: A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur (La Femme Productions/Theatre at St. Clement's)

Theatre in Review: A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur (La Femme Productions/Theatre at St. Clement's)

Everything about this revival of a late Tennessee Williams work is busy. Harry Feiner's set is crammed with so much furniture that it resembles a thrift shop. The performers are forever bustling about, sometimes running ...More

(27/09/2018)

-Theatre in Review: The True (The New Group at Pershing Square Signature Center)

Theatre in Review: The True (The New Group at Pershing Square Signature Center)

The pleasure of seeing Edie Falco disappear into the role of Dorothea "Polly" Noonan is the greatest of many offered by Sharr White's salty, bracing comic drama about politics in Albany, circa 1977. Polly is the ...More

(26/09/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Intractable Woman: A Theatrical Memo on Anna Politkovskaya (PlayCo/122CC)

Theatre in Review: Intractable Woman: A Theatrical Memo on Anna Politkovskaya (PlayCo/122CC)

Even as the air continues to thicken with the current American president's paeans to various dictators and constant cries of "fake news," I draw your attention to Anna Politkovskaya, for whom journalism was a matter of life and death. ...More

(25/09/2018)

-Theatre in Review: The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd (The Duke on 42nd Street)

Theatre in Review: The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd (The Duke on 42nd Street)

It is always striking to see how a play's impact can be affected by its timing. In his new production at The Playwrights Realm, Jonathan Payne demonstrates a highly theatrical imagination and a willingness to tackle some of our ...More

(18/09/2018)

-Theatre in Review: You and I (Metropolitan Playhouse)

Theatre in Review: You and I (Metropolitan Playhouse)

For its new production, Metropolitan Playhouse, that dealer in theatrical rarities, has dug deeply into the vault of long-unseen works to find Philip Barry's debut play. Barry went on to become one of Broadway's most confident ...More

(17/09/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Uncle Vanya (Hunter Theater Project)

Theatre in Review: Uncle Vanya (Hunter Theater Project)

The title character of Uncle Vanya is one of drama's great complainers -- for good reason; he has plenty to stew over, and in Richard Nelson's new production, he is a true evangelist of the gospel of dissatisfaction. ...More

(14/09/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Agnes (Lesser America/59E59)

Theatre in Review: Agnes (Lesser America/59E59)

In Catya McMullen's comic drama, the hurricane raging outside a New York apartment is nearly matched by the emotional storms set loose inside. At first glance, Agnes looks like an unremarkable genre piece about a ...More

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