L&S America Online   Subscribe
Advertise
Home Lighting Sound AmericaIndustry NewsLSA DirectoryEventsContacts
NewsNews
NewsNews

-Today's News

-Last 7 Days

-Business News + Industry Support

-People News

-Product News

-Theatre in Review

-Subscribe to News

-Subscribe to LSA Mag

-News Archive

-Media Kit

-A Theatre Project Book

-PLASA Events

Search Results

(29/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: The Gett (Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre)

Theatre in Review: The Gett (Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre)

According to the script of The Gett, it unfolds "either six thousand years ago or six days ago." In either time frame, it is distractingly vague, an antiromantic comedy about a heroine who, it seems, mostly wants to be left ...More

(28/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: & Juliet (Stephen Sondheim Theatre)

Theatre in Review: & Juliet (Stephen Sondheim Theatre)

A clear example of an audience show -- if you're the right audience -- & Juliet is more of a teenage dream than an adult entertainment. This cheeky musical squib on Shakespearean tragedy is the theatrical equivalent of YA ...More

(23/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: The Rat Trap (Mint Theatre Company at City Center Stage II)

Theatre in Review: The Rat Trap (Mint Theatre Company at City Center Stage II)

Marriage is a zero-sum game in this early, rarely seen, Noël Coward comic drama. His first full-length play, written he was only nineteen, The Rat Trap is a champagne cocktail with a bitter under-taste, a startlingly ...More

(21/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Sandra (Vineyard Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Sandra (Vineyard Theatre)

The title character of David Cale's new solo piece rashly undertakes a search for a missing friend, an endeavor that puts her in danger of vanishing herself. The intrigue begins when the fortysomething Sandra, who runs a Brooklyn ...More

(18/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Only Gold (MCC Theater)

Theatre in Review: Only Gold (MCC Theater)

I don't know why Paris must constantly take it on the chin from our musical theatre makers, but the blows keep coming. From the mislaid charm of An American in Paris to the cloying whimsies of Amélie and the blizzard of ...More

(17/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Evanston Salt Costs Climbing (The New Group/Pershing Square Signature Center)

Theatre in Review: Evanston Salt Costs Climbing (The New Group/Pershing Square Signature Center)

The weather outside is frightful, but it's nothing compared to the spiritual heebie-jeebies suffered by a gaggle of Illinois civil servants in Will Arbery's latest report from an unsettled heartland. They're a distinctively jittery ...More

(16/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Camp Siegfried (Second Stage)

Theatre in Review: Camp Siegfried (Second Stage)

Context is everything in Camp Siegfried, the simple story of a boy, a girl, and an ideology. Their romance unfolds on Long Island during the summer of 1938. He, played by Johnny Berchtold, approaches her (Lily ...More

(15/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Almost Famous (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Almost Famous (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre)

There comes a point in Almost Famous when all the elements align, and the promise of a supercharged musical entertainment is fulfilled: The number "Fever Dog" is a note-perfect pastiche of a swamp rock rager circa 1973. The ...More

(15/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Downstate (Playwrights Horizons)

Theatre in Review: Downstate (Playwrights Horizons)

Playwright Bruce Norris has never shown much interest in taking prisoners, but even the most hair-raising of his works pales in comparison to Downstate. Taking direct and deadly aim at one of society's bedrock pieties, ...More

(14/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: The Old Man and the Pool (Vivian Beaumont Theatre)

Theatre in Review: The Old Man and the Pool (Vivian Beaumont Theatre)

In the most uproarious part of Mike Birbiglia's latest solo effort, he asks the audience not to laugh. More to the point, he calls for a moment of silence, memorializing the subject of an anecdote about a man who dropped dead while ...More

(14/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Where the Mountain Meets the Sea (Manhattan Theatre Club/City Center Stage I)

Theatre in Review: Where the Mountain Meets the Sea (Manhattan Theatre Club/City Center Stage I)

Where the Mountain Meets the Sea breaks one's heart coming and coming. Jeff Augustin's brief tale, with music, features two protagonists on separate road trips, the sum of their experiences forming a mutual account of ...More

(10/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Where We Belong (Public Theater)

Theatre in Review: Where We Belong (Public Theater)

In Where We Belong, Madeline Sayet details her tortured relationship with Shakespeare's plays. So troubled is this affair that it's a wonder she and the Bard didn't break up long ago.
Sayet, a Native-American theatre ...
More

(09/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: A Man of No Importance (Classic Stage Company)

Theatre in Review: A Man of No Importance (Classic Stage Company)

Give John Doyle a musical and he immediately puts it on a diet. The director operates on the subtractive method, eliminating scenery, and, if possible, having the actors double as musicians. He takes a pair of shears to scripts, ...More

(08/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: You Will Get Sick (Roundabout Theatre Company/Laura Pels Theatre)

Theatre in Review: You Will Get Sick (Roundabout Theatre Company/Laura Pels Theatre)

If you attend You Will Get Sick, you'll see Linda Lavin auditioning to play Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz in full costume. So there's that.
Lavin is one of the chief supports propping up Noah Diaz's ...
More

(07/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: A Delicate Balance (Transport Group/NAATCO at Connelly Theatre)

Theatre in Review: A Delicate Balance (Transport Group/NAATCO at Connelly Theatre)

The bar is open at the Connelly Theatre, where the suburbanites of Edward Albee's 1967 drama are once again clinking glasses and shredding each other to bits. Unlike the white-hot marital combatants in Who's Afraid of Virginia ...More

(07/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: My Broken Language (Signature Theatre)

Theatre in Review: My Broken Language (Signature Theatre)

My Broken Language is so front-loaded with gorgeous writing that it takes some time to realize its very real limitations. Subtitled "a theatre jawn" -- Pennsylvania slang for "a thing, place, person, or event that one need ...More

(03/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: The Piano Lesson (Ethel Barrymore Theatre)

Theatre in Review: The Piano Lesson (Ethel Barrymore Theatre)

There's quite a haunting going on at the Barrymore these nights, courtesy of LaTanya Richardson Jackson's revival of what may be August Wilson's best play. Although unseen, these shades are certainly felt thanks to the crack ...More

(01/11/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Topdog/Underdog (Golden Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Topdog/Underdog (Golden Theatre)

Sometimes in a Broadway theatre, one experiences a kind of pentimento effect, glimpsing traces of productions that previously occupied the same stage. At the Golden Theatre, while taking in the superb teamwork of Yahya Abdul-Mateen IIMore

(31/10/2022)

-Theatre in Review: Candida (Gingold Theatre Group at Theatre Row)

Theatre in Review: Candida (Gingold Theatre Group at Theatre Row)

So much thought has gone into reimagining this revival of George Bernard Shaw's comedy that its meaning has seemingly slipped the company's collective mind. Director David Staller transposes the action of Candida from ...More

(27/10/2022)

-Theatre in Review: F*ck7thGrade (The Wild Project)

Theatre in Review: F*ck7thGrade (The Wild Project)

Jill Sobule's new show is just like her: sly, sweet, disarming, musically gifted, and often hilarious. Best-known for 1995 hit "I Kissed a Girl," she has flown under the radar in recent years; now she is ready to tell all about the ...More

NextNext


Full News Archive

LSA Goes Digital - Check It Out!

  Follow us on Twitter  Follow us on Facebook

PLASA Media PLASA Focus