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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Theater Reviews: ‘The Daughter-in-Law’ and ‘English’ by Helen Shaw

In 2003, the Mint produced Lawrence’s 1913 drama The Daughter-in-Law; in 2009, it was the bleaker The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd. Now they return to The Daughter-in-Law, a strange and compel…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:30AM
Saturday, December 12, 2020

The Artists vs. the Flea Theater: ‘We Will Burn It All Down’ by Helen Shaw

The downtown theater company is in crisis.

SOURCE: Vulture at 08:39AM
Monday, November 16, 2020

Razzle Dazzle, Part 2: Broadway Triumphs Again by Helen Shaw

Michael Riedel’s “Singular Sensation” tracks the blockbuster successes of the 1990s.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 07:48PM
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Still Aiming to Confound, the Scrappy Brick Turns a Page by Helen Shaw

A new leader is about to take over from the Williamsburg theater’s founders. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive, slightly bonkers vision (sour cream included).

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:32PM
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Life Sucks. | The Wild Project | Theater in New York by Helen Shaw

Despite the lack of a samovar and wistful-looking birches, Aaron Posner’s engaging Life Sucks.—the period is part of the title—is closely mapped onto Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. In …

SOURCE: Time Out at 08:39PM
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka | Playwrights Horizons | Theater in New York by Helen Shaw

Beauty isn’t in the eye of the beholder here. It’s an accepted, incontrovertible truth that Akim is without blemish or fault, which is why vengeful Massassi (Antoinette Crowe-Legacy), sw…

SOURCE: Time Out at 11:58AM
Monday, July 30, 2018

Time Out New York review: The House That Will Not Stand by Helen Shaw

Three houses are built into the title of Marcus Gardley’s superheated New Orleans drama The House That Will Not Stand. The first is the sumptuous Creole maison onstage, with high shuttered…

SOURCE: Time Out at 08:39PM
Monday, November 14, 2016

'There's a real humiliation I feel': the struggle for fair wages off-Broadway by Helen Shaw

Despite high ticket prices, many actors are still fighting for pay equity, with negotiations ongoing and some claiming their careers are financially impossibleFor many of us, there’s a tim…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:18PM
Monday, May 25, 2015

See it again: Beowulf at Joe's Pub by Helen Shaw

Beowulf gets his epic beef on at Joe's Pub

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Art & Place: We conversate about a Conversation by Helen Shaw

Thoughts about community and theater

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

A playwright speaks! We interview Carly Mensch by Helen Shaw

The playwright of Now Circa Then talks turkey

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Hetero at the Crossing the Line festival by Helen Shaw

Found in translation: a review of Denis Lachaud's Hetero

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Thank you BAM: Reviews of Pina Bausch's Vollmond and Jan Lauwers's The Deer House by Helen Shaw

Vollmond and The Deer House make for a stunning week at BAM

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

News Roundup by Helen Shaw

Bits and bobs from the world of theater

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Review: (oh my god I am so) THIRST(y) by Helen Shaw

Little Lord's O'Neill leaves us a little parched

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Review: Metamorphosis by Helen Shaw

Review of an Icelandic Metamorphosis at BAM

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Suffrage not in silence: Gender parity symposium this weekend by Helen Shaw

Gender equity in theater on the docket

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Critic's Picks: Helen Shaw by Helen Shaw

Helen Shaw plans your theatergoing weekend

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Critic's Pick: Helen Shaw by Helen Shaw

The weather is frightful, this show is delightful

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

The fardels can't take it, Captain! Sci fi and the Bard by Helen Shaw

The Internet's crannies render unto you Shakespeare links

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

A bit of Christmas cheer from noted joy-subverter Young Jean Lee by Helen Shaw

Watch your back, Yankovic: Young Jean Lee releases a holiday single

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Critic's Picks: Helen Shaw by Helen Shaw

Helen Shaw shoos you toward aesthetic bliss

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

A must-see in the new year: Beowulf returns again by Helen Shaw

Banana Bag & Bodice revives rocked-out Beowulf

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Chicago wins another one: Windy City gets Christmas Carol in Klingon by Helen Shaw

Klingon version of Christmas Carol makes chestnut relevant…ish

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Get Out of Town: Martial Arts in Baltimore by Helen Shaw

A show worth going back to college for: Martial Arts in Baltimore

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Review: Holiday by Helen Shaw

Helen Shaw reviews the Coil festival: Holiday

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Review: Tom Ryan Thinks He's James Mason… by Helen Shaw

Helen Shaw reviews the Other Forces festival

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Review: Kim Noble Will Die by Helen Shaw

U.K. performance artist and comedian Kim Noble comes to the Coil Festival

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Review: Too Late! Antigone (contest #2) by Helen Shaw

Review: Too Late! Antigone (contest #2), part of Under the Radar 2011

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

Final festival thoughts: Under the Radar and Coil festivals come to a close by Helen Shaw

Shows you missed: the final production reports from Coil and UTR

SOURCE: Time Out New York at 05:58PM

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