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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Review: Faust 2.0 by Jacob Horn

An intriguing modernization of Goethe's dense tragedy gets lost in a multimedia spectacle

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Review:Alice By Heart at by Jacob Horn

a new musical by the Spring Awakening team initiates MCC's beautiful new main stage. . .

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Review: The Convent at by Jacob Horn

Jessica Dickey's new play, about a group of women who go on a retreat to live like nuns from the Middle Ages, tackles female relationships and self-empowerment.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

under the Radr Report at by Jacob Horn

We sample 2 plays from the festival . .

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Review: Slave Play at by Jacob Horn

Emerging playwright Jeremy O. Harris marks his New York debut with a bold look at the legacy of racism and its relationship with sexuality.

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Review: Lewiston/Clarkston at by Jacob Horn

. A powerful play diptych by Samuel D. Hunter is performed in full for the first time at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Review: Stars in the Night at by Jacob Horn

Immersive theater meets a ghost tour in the streets of DUMBO.

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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Review: Henry VI—Part 1 and Part 2 at by Jacob Horn

An ambitious production of Shakespeare's historical trilogy by the National Asian American Theater Company.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Review: Othello at by Jacob Horn

This summer's Shakespeare in the Park season kicks off with an Othello for the #MeToo era.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Review: Secret Life of Humans at by Jacob Horn

David Byrne's play about what it means to be human is located at the intersection of science and philosophy.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Review: Light Shining in Buckinghamshireat by Jacob Horn

Caryl Churchill's early play is back at New York Theatre Workshop

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Review: The Seafarer at by Jacob Horn

Matthew Broderick plays an understated devil in the Irish Rep's new production of Conor McPherson's Christmas play.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Review: The Winter's Tale at by Jacob Horn

The Winter's Tale - Theater for a New Audience embraces Shakespeare's messy tragicomedy with Arin Arbus directing.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Review: Is God Is at by Jacob Horn

oHo Rep. moves back into its former home with a clever pulp-inspired revenge fantasia by Aleshea Harris.

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Review: Twelfth Night, or What You Will at by Jacob Horn

Fiasco Theater takes up residence at Classic Stage Company for a simple, satisfying production of one of Shakespeare's best plays.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Review: School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play at by Jacob Horn

Jocelyn Bioh's snappy comedy provides a fresh take on the comedy of high school drama.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Review: A Clockwork Orange at by Jacob Horn

stage adaptation of Anthony Burgess's novel joins 1984 in a hot season for dystopia on stage.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Review: Inanimate at by Jacob Horn

The Flea inaugurates their new theater with a unique take on the romantic comedy by Nick Robideau.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream at by Jacob Horn

Lear deBessonet stages a delightfully diverting production of this beloved classic at the Delacorte.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Review: The Maids at by Jacob Horn

The experimental and the traditional collide in José Rivera's adaptation of Jean Genet's play at INTAR.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Review: Ernest Shackleton Loves Me at by Jacob Horn

A Brooklyn artist and single-mother falls for Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton across time in this quirky musical.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Review: Joan of Arc: Into the Fire at by Jacob Horn

David Byrne's new musical wants to be a character study, but ends up feeling more like an encyclopedia entry instead.

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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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