Sunday, June 4, 2023
Black Panther leader Huey P. Newton appears in this ambitious and thoughtful fantasia dealing with the 1967 Oakland police shooting he was convicted of.
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Thursday, May 25, 2023
A beautifully written picaresque character study of a traumatized lost soul’s redemption in Upstate New York; it is majestically performed and presented.
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Oscar Isaac and Rachel Brosnahan star in this stirring revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s 1964 play of ideas depicting crusading Greenwich Village idealists.
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Friday, May 12, 2023
Euripides is mixed with the pandemic, Black Lives Matter and climate change, during this entrancing performance piece; George Bartenieff appears via audio.
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Saturday, May 6, 2023
A game cast portray the iconic “Star Trek” characters in this affectionate and well executed spoof of the 1982 movie with shades of “The Next Generation.”
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Monday, May 1, 2023
Chinese American writer-performer Wesley Du’s exhilarating and heartbreaking solo show chronicles his journey from poverty to being a blues guitarist.
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Thursday, April 27, 2023
Yasmina Reza’s modern classic absurdist comedy of manners is given an uproarious revival by a NYC theater company dedicated to those with disabilities.
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Saturday, April 8, 2023
An embittered woman contrives to have a disaffected standup comedian roast her imperious mother and her boyfriend in this intriguing black comedy.
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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
The white Steve Krantz pays tribute to his deceased Black wife Naimah Hassan in his searing and humorous solo show; they were a notable NYC comedy team.
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Saturday, March 18, 2023
Sachi Parker is comic, fierce and chilling as an about to be evicted mother who manipulates her two adult sons in this searing dysfunctional family drama.
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Saturday, March 11, 2023
A shipwrecked man, a couple’s epic journey and giant grotesque figures, are featured in this festival curated by Barbara Busackino and Basil Twist.
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Thursday, March 9, 2023
Jessica Chastain is glorious as Nora in this modern, stripped-down and concise adaptation which is magnificently performed and has a stunning effect ending.
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Monday, March 6, 2023
Triumphant Christine Pedi as Lady Bracknell and an exquisite cast enact this frothy and faithful sequel to Oscar Wilde’s "The Importance of Being Earnest."
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Sunday, March 5, 2023
Matt de Rogatis’ Brick, Courtney Henggeler’s Maggie, Alison Fraser’s Big Mama and Frederick Weller’s Big Daddy, are all entrancing in this spirited revival.
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Friday, March 3, 2023
An adult brother and sister discover that their feet have become rooted to the ground in this ravishing theatrical fable; absurdism meshes with poignancy.
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Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Parker Posey as Chekov’s aging insecure actress is the chief virtue to this faithful well-mounted updating which panders to its upper crust audience.
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Sunday, February 26, 2023
The Antigone myth is reset to the 1930’s Depression era U.S.A. in this challenging play about two troubled sisters and their disturbed twin half-brothers.
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Sunday, February 19, 2023
A captivating presentation of a trio of 1920’s-set one-act plays by the neglected Black American writer Eulalie Spence; it’s performed by a sparkling cast.
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Saturday, February 18, 2023
Chazz Palminteri is dynamic in this staged reading of Lyle Kessler’s dark comedy presented at the Actors Studio to commemorate its 75th anniversary.
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Thursday, February 16, 2023
Magnetic Katie Holmes portraying a Hollywood actress is a bright spot in this unsatisfying muddled drama which has been given an overblown production.
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Friday, February 10, 2023
Bina Sharif and her husband Kevin Mitchell Martin uproariously portray locked-down NYC roommates in her thoughtful play about society during the pandemic.
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Thursday, February 2, 2023
John Douglas Thompson as the blind tyrant and Bill Irwin as his jittery servant are awesome in this mesmerizing revival of Beckett’s existential classic.
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Tuesday, January 31, 2023
The show business veteran’s charming memoir chronicles his 1940’s Bronx childhood, youthful ascent in the film industry and career as a theater producer.
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Monday, January 30, 2023
Bohdan Boychuk, Honor Molloy and Ronán Noone’s works were performed by sparkling casts as a finale to the Origin Theatre Company’s 1st Irish Festival 2023.
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Thursday, January 26, 2023
Actor Michael Mellamphy triumphs in this solo “thriller in rhyme,” as a legal Irish immigrant unemployed bartender who gleefully embraces a life of crime.
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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Backed by a dynamic band, the “Rent” star’s engaging musical solo show chronicles the deaths of his mother and Jonathan Larson, and the show’s journey.
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Sunday, January 22, 2023
Comedian Kim Kalish and actor Orlagh Cassidy each perform affective self-written solo shows in repertory dealing with death, grief and reflection.
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Thursday, January 19, 2023
The pandemic inspired venerable gay actor and playwright Eduardo Machado to create this swirling memory play centered around the 1980’s AIDS crisis in NYC.
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Monday, January 16, 2023
A spirited pantomime presentation of the classic tale by a Bronx-based troupe in a small café theater delighted children and adults with comedy and music.
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Michael Crichton meets Paddy Chayefsky in this smart futuristic satire as the disaffected are swayed toward euthanasia to harvest their organs for profit.
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Sunday, January 15, 2023
A vivacious quartet portray the famous Monster and a multitude of zanies in this amusing continuation that’s been given a snappy small-scale presentation.
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