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It’s in the tradition of a well-made three act play with a slight variation: Beginning. End. Middle. An uneven production where the set will be probably remembered above all.
No one should worry about Harvey Weinstein. He will be fine. He will be back working in Hollywood with all his friends soon. Just look at David Letterman, Roman Polanski, Bill Cosby, Bill …
The play ends ambiguously. This gets people talking about what happened or what didn’t happen as they leave the New York Theatre Workshop
It’s fascinating that so many find violence entertaining.
Despite some flying this Peter peters out as a play.
This Reader’s Digest version of memorable (and some not so memorable) songs/scenes from the incredible resume of Hal’s productions is less than the sum of its parts
Jerry Lewis starred on Broadway in the hit musical Damn Yankees in 1995. He played the Devil himself, a fellow named Applegate. Producer Mitchell Maxwell remembers meeting and working with…
An instant masterpiece created by Beth David and Esteban Bravo
Unfortunately the play is not the thing here. Sam Gold is. A simple case of murder most foul.
Too many stories going on – the not fully cooked production is ultimately unsatisfying - too many spoons in the pasta
“Pain compels truth.” So if you experience a little discomfort watching this production perhaps that’s a good thing
The voice of Horton Foote rings true as his well worn characters gossip and go about their lives and wait to see the fate of Georgette Thomas in this seemingly abridged 1954 play.
This new adaptation seems to have been penned with the Marx Brothers in mind. Director Jesse Berger has picked up the reins and directs the fine cast of actors at a full gallop.
The spanning-the-decades costumes by Catherine Zuber are knock-outs. As are the spectacular hats. But when hats and haute-couture upstage the book and score you’re in trouble.
It has lost one intermission but has gained a bigger audience on a much larger acting space that gives the actors a mighty workout - shouting louder than ever.
It has to be believed to be seen! With tons of kids excited and expectant in the audience. The feeling is contagious.
Sam Gold directs this sparring match to perfection.
Jerry Zaks has taken over the direction and made this production a hilarious vaudevillian farce that makes us as pleased as punch.
Go and be tremendously moved. Be entertained. Laugh and cry. And most importantly be reminded of the horrors of censorship and its repercussions. At The Cort Theatre.
One almost expects to see Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland or at least one might hope to see them come to the rescue
It’s like watching a movie with real live actors. Some of it is charming. Some of it is dull. It is sometimes serious. Sometimes vaudevillian.
It is one delightful, imaginative and wacky surprise after another with a heart of gold that is running on all cylinders at the August Wilson Theatre
Put a lot of laughter in your life, try one or better yet both.
Doesn’t catch the gold ring but meanders along in short vignettes with various narrators urging it along slowly and unsurely.
A three character genteel and romantic/historical menage a trois fairy tale featuring Gabriel Ebert and Christopher Sears.
Taking place in a bar where everybody knows your name, your habits (good and bad), your favorite brew, your birthday, and who is supplying the drugs and using.
Danny DeVito at 72 making his Broadway debut pulls the rug out from under his co-stars with his revelatory performance as a charming yet shrewd and completely amusing 90 year old antique app…
GO! You will stand up and shout out and support our Canadian friends who have delivered this musical with care and love. A lesson for us all.
If you have any qualms about seeing this production - set them aside. Forget any preconceived notions and meet the Wingfields through a new set of eyes.
Glenn Close won a Tony for her performance twenty three years ago. She has now returned older and wiser and more than spectacular.
The production is intriguing, bizarre, disturbing at times but ultimately unsatisfying. Through March 12th.