Friday, October 13, 2017
Jordan G. Teicher reviews Simon Stephens' play about three generations of a dysfunctional family.
The post Review: On the Shore of the Wide World at Linda Gross Theater appeared first on Exe…SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 11:18AM
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Jordan G. Teacher finds some satisfying challenges in Series A of the festival.
The post Review: Summer Shorts at 59E59 appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 05:51PM
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Jordan G. Teicher reviews Matt Cox’s tribute to the under-celebrated Hogwarts house.
The post Review: Puffs at New World Stages appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 05:47PM
Monday, May 1, 2017
A revamped, frenetic Charlie & the Chocolate Factory on Broadway is both too big and too small in all the wrong ways.
The post Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Lunt-Fontann…SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 11:11PM
Monday, October 5, 2015
Who are these characters anyway? Are they meant to be taken at all seriously, even on a metaphorical level?
The post No Fourth Wall Allowed: Sibyl Kempson’s <em>Fondly, Collette Rich…SOURCE: Slant Magazine at 10:19AM
Thursday, September 24, 2015
In an age of nuance-less soundbite battles and bitter culture wars, the play is a rare and instructive antidote.
The post Shades of Loneliness: Lucas Hnath’s <em>The Christians</e…SOURCE: Slant Magazine at 09:13AM
Friday, December 19, 2014
When it comes to the subject of suicide, Every Brilliant Thing avoids nearly every pitfall.
The post Review: <em>Every Brilliant Thing</em> at the Barrow Street Theatre appeared …SOURCE: Slant Magazine at 08:32AM
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
While the wisdom and logistics of their plot are front and center, affairs of the past are every bit as urgent as those of the present.
The post Review: <em>The Muscles in Our Toes<…SOURCE: Slant Magazine at 05:30PM
Monday, May 26, 2014
The show’s big statement about The Way We Live Now feels a bit expected, more of a foregone conclusion than a hypothesis under consideration.
The post Review: <em>American Hero</e…SOURCE: Slant Magazine at 08:55AM
Sunday, February 2, 2014
-Perhaps it's inevitable that a play about re-enacting the past would ultimately get stuck in it.SOURCE: CurtainUp at 03:00PM
Thursday, January 30, 2014
For people who "don't talk much, the sisters at the center of Brian Watkin's new playhave a lot to say.. . .SOURCE: CurtainUp at 07:37AM
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Roy Williams' theater adaptation of the Alan Sillitoe story is a bit bumpy at times, the roots of the drama remain intact, making this a story worth re-tellingSOURCE: CurtainUp at 08:07AM
Monday, January 20, 2014
This New York City premiere is the production this material deserves, firmly establishing its playwrightas a new voice worth noticing.SOURCE: CurtainUp at 08:02PM
Sunday, January 19, 2014
For those who like their theatre introspective and questioning the meaning of existence, ISOURCE: CurtainUp at 03:17PM
Monday, December 23, 2013
In the Anderson twinss, the form immortalized by the likes of Armstrong, Davis and Ellington has found two capable torchbearers. Their appreciation for that tradition and their considerable …SOURCE: CurtainUp at 04:18PM
Monday, December 16, 2013
Like the good seasonal play that this is, the whole thing ends on a note of redemption, warmth and holiday cheer. There's even a family secret, and a crazy coincidence that might just blow t…SOURCE: CurtainUp at 07:34AM
Friday, November 8, 2013
Haley Feiffer takes three characters representing polar behavioral extremes and puts them in close quarters with little room to breathe. The result is a sometimes amusing but mostly disturbi…SOURCE: CurtainUp at 07:52AM
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
while David Adjmi's play is as steeped in Marie mythology as one might expect, the portrayal is ultimately human, if not consistently engaging.SOURCE: CurtainUp at 07:49AM
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Scene by scene this is a fun and funny, if occasionally hokey, ride across a diverse landscape. From indecisive Ohio to a merciless New Jersey, Mike Lew skewers each state in broad strokes, …SOURCE: CurtainUp at 07:03AM
Monday, September 9, 2013
In an age in which Trayvon Martin and stop and frisk dominate national conversation, Jonathan Caren's play seems especially timely.SOURCE: CurtainUp at 01:48PM
Thursday, August 29, 2013
The Amoralists' latest may be great popcorn fare, but it is not the stuff of particularly resonant or powerful theater. The overall experience is like that of a haunted house — flashy and …SOURCE: CurtainUp at 11:05AM
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Michael Mejias's play is a great show superbly acted, and it's time to open up the clubhouse doors and let the world see it. Play ball!. . . Read MoreSOURCE: CurtainUp at 08:41AM
Friday, February 1, 2013
Every play provides ideas to chew over in your mind. “Foodacts” has been made to do just that.SOURCE: New York Daily News at 01:00PM
Friday, January 25, 2013
It was a missed connection. Or so Jeff, the protagonist of Paul Bomba's new play, ''The Man Under,'' believes.SOURCE: New York Daily News at 06:00AM