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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Review: Yen at by Jacob Horn

Lucas Hedges leads a powerful cast in Anna Jordan's powerful family drama

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Review: LaBute New Theater Festival 2017 at   by Jacob Horn

One-acts by Neil LaBute, Adam Seidel, Gabe McKinley, and Cary Pepper form an entertaining but uneven collection

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Review: Ride the Cyclone at by Jacob Horn

After getting killed in a roller coaster accident, members of a high school chorus compete for another chance at life in this quirky charmer of a musica

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Review: The Trojan Women at by Jacob Horn

The Flea grapples with the intrinsic difficulties of Euripides's anti-war drama.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Review: Summer Shorts 2016, Series A at by Jacob Horn

The first half of this year's Summer Shorts festival features one-act plays by Cusi Cram, Neil LaBute, and A. Rey Pamatmat

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Review: Radiant Vermin at by Jacob Horn

Philip Ridley's new play takes the idea of an 'extreme home makeover' to entirely new heights

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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Review: Cal in Camo at by Jacob Horn

- Emotion dominates in William Francis Hoffman's new play about familial love, loss, and redemption.

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Review: Romeo and Juliet at by Jacob Horn

Shakespeare's classic love story receives a refreshing, nimble, and energetic production from the Public Theater's Mobile Unit.

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Review: Widowers' Houses at by Jacob Horn

- Shaw's first play is topical but lacks an emotional punch. R

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Review: Smokefall at by Jacob Horn

Noah Haidle's magical realism–infused family drama prioritizes thinking over feeling.

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Review: Please Continue at l by Jacob Horn

The newest EST Sloan Project production dramatizes the Milgram obedience experiments to explore the relationship between power, responsibility, and human nature

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Review: The Changeling at by Jacob Horn

Red Bull Theater's latest Jacobean revival explores love, madness, and sin.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Review: Take Care at by Jacob Horn

The Flea takes on modern states of emergency with the help of audience participation

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Review: Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King at by Jacob Horn

A solo show by the young Daily Show correspondent offers a humorous take on being an outsider

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Review: Fulfillment at by Jacob Horn

Thomas Bradshaw's latest play affects you despite itself

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Monday, September 14, 2015

Review:Isolde at by Jacob Horn

Richard Maxwell's play revisited at Theatre for a New Audience's Polonsky Shakespeare Center

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Review: Summer Shorts 2015, Series B at by Jacob Horn

The second half of this year's Summer Shorts festival features one-act plays by Robert O'Hara, Stella Fawn Ragsdale, and Lucy Thurber.

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Review: Summer Shorts 2015, Series A at by Jacob Horn

The first half of this year's Summer Shorts festival featured one-act plays by Neil LaBute, Matthew Lopez, and Vickie Ramirez.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Review: Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait at by Jacob Horn

Daniel Talbott's new play presents a measured, thought-provoking, and gripping vision of where today's constant state of war might lead us.

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Review: Abundance at by Jacob Horn

Beth Henley's revisionist story of female friendship in the West takes American mythology as a ripe target for deconstruction.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Review: Five Times in One Night at by Jacob Horn

"As smart as it is sexy" feels like a clichéd but apt description of Chiara Atik's new play

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Review: The Road to Damascus at by Jacob Horn

A show mired in aspirations to be a political thriller does a better job dealing with loftier issues of faith.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Review: Winners and Losers at by Jacob Horn

Even though this show offers plenty of real talk, it's still a play, artificiality and all.

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Review:Every Brilliant Thing at by Jacob Horn

this solo show takes a firm stance that in the face of hardship, that's when it's most important to celebrate what's brilliant in life. . .

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Review:Grand Concourse at by Jacob Horn

With the assets of a strong cast and thoughtful direction, Heidi Shreck tackles challenging topics without trying to force any unreasonably neat conclusions

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Review:Port Authority at by Jacob Horn

Conor McPherson's 3-monologue play gets a fine revival at the Irish Rep

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Review:The Valley of Astonishment at by Jacob Horn

Holistically, this offers a rich experience for nearly all the senses (taste is covered by the Polonsky Shakespeare Center's newly opened cafe, aptly christened Food and Drink)

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

New York Music Theatre Festival (NYMF) by Jacob Horn and Deirdre Sonovan

Sample Reviews: The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF)- . .

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Review:Wayra at by Jacob Horn

It's not everyone's scene, but if you're down for a party, Wayra might be just what you're looking for. .

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Review: The Muscles In Our Toes at by Jacob Horn

Stephen Belber's play is well-performed and entertaining, but where the cracks are visible, they prove unfortunately distracting.

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Review: Fly By Nightat by Jacob Horn

a new musical is about the ambiguous moments where joy and sorrow meet, but it all comes together into a show that's unambiguously enjoyable.

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