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Erica Schmidt might not be the first artist to introduce an all-female cast for a Shakespeare play. Yet her Mac Beth arrives in New York like a breath of fresh air.
This new revival might not fire on all cylinders. But it sure does allow one to get a real taste of the late Sam Shepard's genius.
The Mobile Unit's new gender-blind production gives the old play a new spin and fits right in with the Metoo era
What is particularly satisfying about this production is how it complements the Irish Rep's two earlier O'Casey productions.
Halley Feiffer's look at the terrible toll toxic masculinity can take on both genders.a
this is indeed a not to be missed star turn by Jackson, with enough positive assets to overcome the directorial missteps.
In TNFA's production the ensemble's choreography is a major plus
There are some things you can't pack in a suitcase. This becomes glaringly evident in Jordan E. Cooper's new play currently heating up the boards at the Public's LuEsther Hall
l John Guare's stylishly staged but not always easy to follow memory play
an uplifting exploration of defying the odds and having the guts to be generous.
This extended monologue on sex, dating, pornography, masturbation, dysfunctional families, and more is not for the easily offended
Madeleine George's play nods to Euripides' The Bacchae as it focuses on the very contemporary problem of climate change.
a provocotative new play launches MCC's handsome new second stage
A page to stage version Calvin Trillin's love letter to his late wife
The current Barrow Street Theatrical production arrived in New York just in time for the holidays. But its message about the power of language to connect people in unsettled times will mea…
Theatergoers have a fresh opportunity to enjoy Brian Friel's brilliant talent in a double-bill. at the Irish Repertory Theatre. . .
Without diluting any of Beckett's art, Bill Irwin casts a new light on it and infuses it with his own American voice
a solo show about mother and daughter duo who share a passion for art and have lived, and continue to live outside the lines.
latter-day clowns Aaron Malkin and Alastair Knowles invite audiences to go on a magical journey of the imagination that shakes out Socrates old maxim: Know thyself.
-Mike Lew's Shakespeare inspired play makes a fine case for casting disabled actors. It's brilliantly dramatized and robustly acted
hough it fails to flesh-out the constellation of historical personages that parade through its scenes, this historical pageant scores when it comes to delineating the nine black students …
an ambitious play brimming with references to popular culture, literature, and mythology, and daringly juxtaposes the parable of Lazarus with the five nevers and four howls of King Lear.
this is NOT Shakespeare's King Lear although Jacob Gordin's plot heavily draws upon the Bard's material, transposing it to Lithuania and beginning with a Purim feast
No play on the New York boards is fiercer or more original than Clare Barron's satire and unusually cast tween-aged group portrait
Though helmed unevenly by Robert O'Hara, this Mobile Unit production scores with Zenzi Williams in the nominal role
Henry V (2018 Off-Broadway)
The Royal Shakespeare Company production starring Anthony Sher puts the grandeur back into Shakespeare's sublime tragedy.
Three Small Irish Masterpieces
a delightful triple-decker culled from the "Celtic Twilight"
Perhaps the real take-away from Dael Olandersmi.h's solo play is that the conversation on racism in our country must continue and that many voices need to be heard. . . .
Enda Walsh at St. Ann's Warehouse
Enda Walsgh's break-through two-hander at the Irish Rep
Dickens' holiday classic at the Merchant House Museum.