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(22/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Shakespeare's Will (NACL Theatre/HERE)

Theatre in Review: Shakespeare's Will (NACL Theatre/HERE)

The title of Vern Thiessen's 2005 solo show is a Shakespearean pun: The play focuses less on Will Shakespeare than on the will of Shakespeare, who, as the play begins, has just been buried, having expired at the age of 52 (not bad ...More

(21/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: My Brilliant Divorce (Fallen Angel Theatre Company/New Ohio Theatre)

Theatre in Review: My Brilliant Divorce (Fallen Angel Theatre Company/New Ohio Theatre)

As divorces go, the one detailed in Geraldine Aron's 2001 solo piece is at best an average affair, culled from a dozen chick-lit novels and an uncountable number of movies and plays dating back to when Jill Clayburgh found herself ...More

(20/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Old Stock (2B Theatre Company/59E59)

Theatre in Review: Old Stock (2B Theatre Company/59E59)

The coming-to-America story has been worked over so many times -- from Rags to Ragtime to The Golden Land, to name but three examples -- that one might legitimately fear that there is little new to say about it. ...More

(20/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Education (Sanguine Theatre Company/59E59)

Theatre in Review: Education (Sanguine Theatre Company/59E59)

Whatever else you want to say about Education, it certainly showcases playwright Brian Dykstra's talent for composing rants. Time and again, the characters in his provocative, if overloaded, drama spout off, furiously and ...More

(19/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Hal and Bee (59E59)

Theatre in Review: Hal and Bee (59E59)

If, as they say, old age isn't for sissies, Max Baker's play seems dedicated to the proposition that late middle age can be hell on earth. The title characters, married for decades, are slowly driving each other crazy. Hal is a ...More

(19/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Cinderella (Theater XIV)

Theatre in Review: Cinderella (Theater XIV)

Well, it's certainly not Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. This is the current offering of Company XIV, a dance-theatre troupe that merges ballet technique with Cirque du Soleil-style acrobatic feats, all of it filtered through ...More

(16/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Escape to Margaritaville (Marquis Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Escape to Margaritaville (Marquis Theatre)

Tully, the hero of Escape to Margaritaville, is an entertainer at a Caribbean resort (island not named); he's an easygoing good-time guy who specializes in weeklong flings with female guests looking for some fun in the sun -- with ...More

(15/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Later Life (Keen Company/Theatre Row)

Theatre in Review: Later Life (Keen Company/Theatre Row)

In A. R. Gurney's vast library of comedies, Later Life is an especially slippery property. It's a seemingly breezy tale, with sketch-comedy underpinnings, about a chance meeting between almost-lovers from long ago; at its ...More

(14/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Dogs of Rwanda (Urban Stages)

Theatre in Review: Dogs of Rwanda (Urban Stages)

When men and women turn into savages, committing unthinkable acts, what happens next? How do the survivors go forward with their lives? What does forgiveness mean in this context? These questions lie at the heart of Sean Christopher ...More

(12/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Three Wise Guys (The Actors Company Theatre/Theatre Row)

Theatre in Review: Three Wise Guys (The Actors Company Theatre/Theatre Row)

In its revivals of The Late Christopher Bean and Three Men on a Horse, the people running TACT have always displayed a certain fondness for 1930s screwball comedy. Now they have created one of their own: Scott Alan EvansMore

(12/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Three Small Irish Masterpieces (Irish Repertory Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Three Small Irish Masterpieces (Irish Repertory Theatre)

Cheers to the Irish Rep for this brief, beguiling trio of works by three artists who were present at the birth of Irish drama. (The plays were written between 1903, when it was founded as the Irish National Theatre Society, and 1907, when < ...More

(09/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Good for Otto (The New Group/Pershing Square Signature Center)

Theatre in Review: Good for Otto (The New Group/Pershing Square Signature Center)

Ever since Sigmund Freud told Bertha Pappenheim to lie down and take a load off her mind, dramatists and filmmakers have struggled with how to portray the therapeutic process. The short answer is, you can't, at least not without falsifying ...More

(08/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Hello, From the Children of Planet Earth (The Playwrights Realm/The Duke on 42nd St)

Theatre in Review: Hello, From the Children of Planet Earth (The Playwrights Realm/The Duke on 42nd St)

Don Nguyen's new comedy wants to be up-to-the-minute -- even futuristic, given in its space-age underpinnings and appointments -- but its key elements, and most of its dialogue, have been shipped in from The Island of Busted Sitcoms ...More

(08/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: The Low Road (The Public Theater)

Theatre in Review: The Low Road (The Public Theater)

In a scene that represents playwright Bruce Norris at his malicious best, the second act of The Low Road begins at one of those glitzy global confabs that turn up on CNN from time to time. (Think of the World Economic ...More

(07/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: A Letter to Harvey Milk (Theatre Row)

Theatre in Review: A Letter to Harvey Milk (Theatre Row)

Harry Weinberg, a retired kosher butcher and the protagonist of A Letter to Harvey Milk, recalls how he always kept a jar of schmaltz and an unsliced loaf of rye bread on his store's counter. Why? "If they want free schmaltz, ...More

(06/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: A Brooklyn Boy (East Village Playhouse)

Theatre in Review: A Brooklyn Boy (East Village Playhouse)

Brooklyn's mean streets come ferociously to life in A Brooklyn Boy, a solo show that introduces us to a remarkable new talent, Steven Prescod. The story of his young life, it is told in a series of vividly rendered ...More

(05/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Folk Wandering (Pipeline Theatre Company/ART New York Theatres)

Theatre in Review: Folk Wandering (Pipeline Theatre Company/ART New York Theatres)

Folk Wandering begins with a bunch of people rummaging in an attic. Three objects are chosen at random, each of them cueing a story from a different decade. They are a diverse trio; the only thing linking these stories is the ...More

(05/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: At Home at the Zoo (Signature Theatre Company)

Theatre in Review: At Home at the Zoo (Signature Theatre Company)

Even in death, Edward Albee remains our most acute guide to the domestic bestiary, an intrepid explorer of the aggressions that lurk under the surface of civilized life. The alcohol-fueled wee-hours games of Who's Afraid of ...More

(02/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: Amy and the Orphans (Roundabout Theatre Company)

Theatre in Review: Amy and the Orphans (Roundabout Theatre Company)

Amy and the Orphans is so loaded with stellar performances that it might be a little while before you notice what a cunning trap the playwright, Lindsey Ferrentino, has laid. First up are Mark Blum and Debra ...More

(01/03/2018)

-Theatre in Review: An Ordinary Muslim (New York Theatre Workshop)

Theatre in Review: An Ordinary Muslim (New York Theatre Workshop)

There's so much going on in An Ordinary Muslim that it feels less like a play and more like a pilot for a miniseries. This portrait of a Pakistani family struggling to find a meaningful place in British society is crowded ...More

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