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★★ Richard Greenberg writes a play overstuffed with nothing interesting
The post The Perplexed: Pretty Pointless appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★ Grammy-winning songwriter Steve Earle lends authenticity to a docudrama
The post Coal Country: Telling a Sorrowful Story as Old as the Hills appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★★ Katori Hall composes a satisfying dramedy about black men who happen to be gay
The post The Hot Wing King: Smart and Sassy appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★ Deirdre O'Connell delivers a striking portrait of a woman in distress
The post Dana H.: Giving Voice to a Soul Held Captive in Plain Sight appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★★ Playwright/songwriter Young Jean Lee studies an inevitable fact of life
The post We’re Gonna Die: Catch a Concert Study in Mortality at Second Stage appeared first on New York…
★★★★★ Lauren Yee dramatizes the Khmer Rouge nightmare with a suspenseful story
The post Cambodian Rock Band: Jamming on the Eve of Destruction appeared first on New York Stage Revi…
★★★ The 1957 Bernstein-Laurents-Robbins-Sondheim masterpiece gets a harsh modern makeover
The post West Side Story: Damp, Desolate, and Usually Distracting appeared first on New York S…
★★★★ Jerry Herman's musical about Hollywood legends is an imperfect charmer
The post Mack & Mabel: A Musical Heartbreaker in More Ways Than One appeared first on New York Stage R…
★★★ Pearl Cleage's 1995 drama about 1930 Harlem life receives its overdue New York premiere
The post Blues for an Alabama Sky: A Hard-Boiled Canary Desires a Better Roost appeared firs…
★★★★ Classic Stage delivers very different but very smart new versions of the classic horror stories, in rep
The post Dracula/Frankenstein: Smart New Stagings of Gothic Literature ap…
★★★ Prehistoric characters deal with global warming and learn that change is their friend
The post Riddle of the Trilobites: An Earnest New Musical Packs Multiple Messages appeared fir…
★ A dull new musical regards a not-so-fab foursome of the Swinging '60s
The post Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: They’re All Talk and No Action appeared first on New York Stage Re…
★★★★ A classical ballet reimagined as a bisexual psychodrama briefly revisits New York
The post Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake: Spooky and Sexy Romance in Dance appeared first on New Y…
★★★★ Playwright Zora Howard debuts Off-Broadway with a tasty kitchen sink-type drama
The post STEW: A Mothers and Daughters Dish appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★ Charles Busch stars as a self-sacrificing mama in his send-up of Pre-Code Hollywood flicks
The post The Confession of Lily Dare: What’s Wrong with This Picture? appeared first on Ne…
★★★ Eboni Booth sets her insightful working class drama in a big box store in 1995
The post Paris: Black Invisibility in a White World appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★ Kathryn Hunter plays the title figure in a relatively obscure play by Shakespeare (and Thomas Middleton)
The post Timon of Athens: Re-gendered and Re-Engineered for Audiences Today…
★★★★ A smart new docudrama studies history re-enactors whose pastime can be obsessive
The post How to Load a Musket: Re-creating Your Own Personal American History appeared first on …
★★★ Japanese playwright Suguru Yamamoto collages dance, drama, text, and video in his study of urban existence
The post The Unknown Dancer in the Neighborhood: Big City Blues appeared …
★★★★ Sharp circus skills and eccentric machinery deliver a beguiling time
The post 42FT—A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels: An Old-School Charmer appeared first on New York Stage Re…
★★★★ Aerialists and acrobats deliver Christmas cheer to Madison Square Garden
The post ‘Twas the Night Before: Cirque du Soleil’s Bright New Holiday Gift appeared first on New Yo…
★★★ The sadly familiar story of a black man living with HIV gets an absurdist twist
The post one in two: An Absurdist Look at a Serious Issue appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★ Samuel D. Hunter delivers a significant though flawed American drama
The post Greater Clements: Haunted By History appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★ Six magicians conjure up tricks for the family crowd
The post The Illusionists: They’ve Got Magic to Do appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★ An unorthodox 1977 drama on feminist themes is revived by Theatre for a New Audience
The post Fefu and Her Friends: Still Ahead of Its Time appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★★ Will Eno thoughtfully explores the human essentials in his latest play
The post The Underlying Chris: What We Share in Our World appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★★ Bedlam removes the frame from Arthur Miller's drama about another witch hunt
The post The Crucible: Boils Over Again In a Hot and Timely Staging appeared first on New York Stage…
★★★ A chilly Campbell Scott plays Scrooge in a grim rendition of the holiday classic
The post A Christmas Carol: Spooked By the Past appeared first on New York Stage Review.
★★★★ Some fine acting and a sterling staging lend credence to a classy gay soap opera by Matthew Lopez
The post The Inheritance: Gay Times in America, Then and Now appeared first on …
★★★★ The Rockettes dance through the 87th annual edition of a New York City classic
The post The Radio City Christmas Spectacular: A Perennial That Lives Up to Its Name appeared firs…
★★★ Peter Dinklage plays the title role in The New Group's world premiere
The post Cyrano: A New Musical Based on an 1897 Classic Comes Up Short appeared first on New York Stage Review.