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- Author Rachel Bonds calls it a "Nighttime Play with Songs," and much of its dramatic struggles do take place in the dark . . .
Jeff Talbott's play having its world premiere in an admirable production by TACT, is as simply-structured as a parable and haunting as a sonnet by Edna St. Vincent Millay. .
James Anthony Tyler's play is at once an old-fashioned chronicle of office intrigue and an up-to-the-minute picture of conditions at the lower end of the urban food chain. .
a comedy-drama of vulnerability and longing. The characters' awkward, sometimes desperate stabs at sexual expression are touching, believable, and a trifle horrifying.
Caryl Churchill play at the Brooklyn Academy of Music concerns four unremarkable English women embodied by truly remarkable actors. . .
Paola Lazaro's mosaic of scenes involving characters with little in common beyond being fellow denizens of a few blocks around a convenience store in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Like so many wistful, small-cast memory plays about dysfunctional families, Basil Kreimendahl's play co-produced by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Page 73, reflects the influence of The…
With its multitude of props, ever-busy stage business, and dynamic projections, this production from the Poets' Theatre of Boston seems determined at all costs to rescue The Rime of the Anci…
Druid Theatre Company engrossing revival of Martin McDonagh's horror tale with humor makes a stop in Brooklyn to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the play's 1996 premiere,
There are surprises aplenty in this new take on the classic struggle of a human and the Devil, which is raising the roof at the Heath, a performing space and pub in the McKittrick Hotel. . .…
Cheek by Jowl presents Shakepeare's late-career romance at BAM, exquisitely designed by Nick Ormerod
Molly Ringwald as the flamboyant widow Aurora Greenway is the chief attraction in Dan Gordon's stage adaptation of the movie that won the 1984 Best Picture Oscar
TNFA's production of Carlo Goldoni's farce will be heaven for spectators swept up in its silliness . . .
Except for the Dutch dialogue (and those supertitles), director Ivo van Hove's evening with these kings is like a binge-session of House of Cards. . .
The Phoenix Theatre Ensemble's resourceful staging of Bertolt Brecht's 1941 epic cartoon
Oliver Goldsmith's great farcical comedy given a crisp but true to its time revival by TACT
this provocative theater piece by Jennifer Kidwell and Scott Sheppard, has arrived at a turbulent juncture in relations among this country's varied communities
What's on display at 59E59 is an intriguing amalgam of the late English novelist and her 21st century interpreter, Conor McPherson.
Christopher Chen's surprise-filled comedy
Daniel Sullivan reinforces the anti-heroic themes of Shakespeare's text throughout the evening, debunking chivalric ideas and stressing the futility of war.
playwright Jaclyn Backhaus applies a wildly ribald sensibility to the saga of the first U.S. sanctioned expedition through the Grand Canyon.
Both these plays are ripe for New York revival, and PTP is the ideal organization to spur reappraisals.
True to Adam Rapp, there are misfits, ruffians, and malcontents hanging around in seedy surroundings. . . menacing personal dynamics. . . an off-beat kind of lyricism. There's also something…
In the course of its two-or-so hours, Gregory S. Moss's comedy is as much about love — familial, platonic and, of course, romantic — as it is about longing and loneliness. It's touching …
There's plenty to debate about John Doyle's streamlined Peer Gynt. What's incontestable is that he and Gabriel Ebert are an explosive combination.
As studies in loneliness, alienation, and unease, these one-acts fit together nicely as a single evening. . .
Biographical dramas are common on the New York stage, but they're usually about dead people. Comedian Dick Gregory, the protagonist of Gretchen Law's play, is going strong at 83.
The protagonist of Wendy Beckett's far-fetched comedy is confident that the family in the apartment with no curtains across the way is rich and happy. If he were right, Ms. Beckett wouldn't …
Richard Bean's first play presented as part of 2016 Brits Off Broadway
a new family friendly musical, adapted fro Natalie Babbitt's popular young adult novel. .
This brief piece marks Alice Birch as a writer worth following. . .Read More