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Monday, February 10, 2020

Ruth Negga crowns herself a brooding prince in Hamlet: Review by Allison Adato

If a director of Hamlet wants to signal to a contemporary audience that “something is rotten in the State,” she could hardly find a more efficient shorthand than to evoke the Trump famil…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Laura Linney makes memory mesmerizing in My Name is Lucy Barton: Review by Allison Adato

Although it is a one-woman show, there are several very fine storytellers at work in My Name Is Lucy Barton, a new play based on the 2016 Elizabeth Strout novel of the same name. At least…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Cox, and Zawe Ashton command a smart, stripped down Betrayal by Allison Adato

In the canon of infidelity drama, Harold Pinter’s Betrayal may hold the distinction of being the least … adulterated. A lean story of a seven-year affair between a woman and her husband…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Danielle Brooks shines in a near-perfect Much Ado About Nothing: EW review by Allison Adato

Central Park’s open-air Delacorte Theater predisposes audiences to a good time: Most June nights, sunset gives way to moonlight before intermission, while poor weather (the resident Public…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Glenda Jackson holds court as Broadway's King Lear: EW review by Allison Adato

“Is there a British equivalent for ‘machismo’?” asks the American.“No. None at all,” replies his English friend, who then reconsiders: “Maybe Glenda Jackson.” There are any n…

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