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John Doyle s show-within-a-show approach is successful in some aspects and less so in others.
The Irish Rep keeps it going strong with part two of Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy.
Unfortunately, this low-key production about Bernie Madoff is more interested in debating morality than providing engaging drama.
This scaled-down version is at times underpowered, but on the whole it is effective, smart and emotional.
Mistaken identity turns tragic in Sean O’Casey s rarely seen 1923 comic drama.
Laura Benanti s performance should silence any critics who say she s too old for the lead role.
Todd S. Purim s engrossing book outlines all the ways that Rodgers and Hammerstein forever changed musical theater.
Jeremy O. Harris experimental play is sure to make many people uncomfortable, as intended.
Two one-acts by Brian Friel get a welcome revival, though the chemistry between the two leads leaves something to be desired.
Parallels are drawn between Trump and Hitler in John Doyle s production of this rarely seen 1941 political allegory.
Although the play’s thematic content provides food for thought, much of it is slow, didactic and derivative.
When it comes to theatrical flair, Jez Butterworth’s explosive “The Ferryman” has pretty much got it all.
Within its three hour-plus running time, the stage plays host to a 30-plus …
Bedlam, in a move fitting of its name, combines these two plays into a side-by-side experimental mashup.
Felder s one-man show portrays Berlin s restless intensity and fervent patriotism in the style of a jukebox musical.
Sasson Gabay has big shoes to fill taking over the role of Tewfiq, but the show hasn t lost its step.
While the cast album of Carousel is as disappointing as the revival, My Fair Lady is one of the albums of the last 60 years.
John Strand s play explores the character and judicial philosophy of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Anika Noni Rose leads a pitch-perfect cast in John Doyle s scaled-down production.
As one would expect, a production of this musical largely lives and dies by the strength of its leading actress.
Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants lead the Tony nominations for the 2017-18 Broadway season.
This mega-musical is an inventive, crowd-pleasing spectacle full of dazzling special effects.
For fans of cast albums, Bandstand and The Band’s Visit were among the standouts of this past year.
John Lithgow ineffectively performs two short stories by himself.
Stanley Houghton1912 three-act drama plays surprisingly well today, thanks to this deft production.
By presenting parts of a handful of musicals, Encores! has created a clunky and disorienting show.
Signature Theatre could have chosen a more intimate stage for Edward Albee s double one-act.
In her thoughtful piece of young-adult fan fiction, Alexandra Silber explores the story of Hodel and her fiancé Perchik beyond the events in Fiddler on the Roof.
The Irish Repertory Theatre showcases three one-acts by major turn-of-the-century Irish playwrights.
Lerner and Loewe s 1947 musical is a welcome treat for golden-age musical theater devotees.
Denise Gough delivers an all-out, full-bodied performance in this inventive production.
Richard Nelson’s slow-moving historical drama depicts Joseph Papp s struggles during the early years of the New York Shakespeare Festival.