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Monday, May 25, 2015

Broadway's Touring Facelift by SAM THIELMAN

How Broadway shows get altered for the road.

SOURCE: TDF at 05:58PM
Saturday, November 23, 2013

Rylance’s Richard III: The Very Model of a Modern Time Machine by Sam Thielman

The art seems to emerge from the artifice.

SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 12:21PM
Friday, October 25, 2013

The Great “White” Way by Sam Thielman

Can Broadway get away with being this dumb about race?

SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 01:29PM
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

It's Too Bad She Won't Live But Then Again Who Does by Sam Thielman

One of the glorious problems that keeps a play from a second life as a book of poetry (or most plays; I’ll give you the Greeks and the odd, rule-proving exception like Ntozake Shange) is t…

SOURCE: Parabasis at 12:10PM
Monday, August 13, 2012

NY Review: 'Getting the Business' by Sam Thielman

Writer-actor Victor L. Cahn's "Getting the Business," at the Clurman Theatre, hasn't much to offer except for the redoubtable Susan Louise O'Connor.

SOURCE: Backstage at 10:58AM
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

NY Review: 'Skippyjon Jones' by Sam Thielman

"Skippyjon Jones," the new children's musical from Theatreworks USA, is more for kids than parents, but it has a beautiful Kevin Del Aguila–Eli Bolin score.

SOURCE: Backstage at 06:49AM
Sunday, May 20, 2012

NY Review: 'Title and Deed' by Sam Thielman

Will Eno's tender "Title and Deed" gets a solid American premiere at the Signature Theater, starring Conor Lovett.

SOURCE: Backstage at 09:48AM
Monday, May 14, 2012

NY Review: 'pool (no water)' by Sam Thielman

Mark Ravenhill's "pool (no water)" comes to New York in a disjointed production from One Year Lease.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:03AM
Saturday, April 21, 2012

NY Review: 'The Ash Girl' by Sam Thielman

Timberlake Wertenbaker's 2003 retelling of the Cinderella story, "The Ash Girl," is getting a mixed-bag production from the young Pipeline Theatre Company.

SOURCE: Backstage at 08:00AM
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

NY Review: 'Elephant Room' by Sam Thielman

“Elephant Room,” the final show at St. Ann’s Warehouse’s current location, works well as comedy while amazing in the execution of its magic tricks.

SOURCE: Backstage at 08:00AM
Friday, March 23, 2012

NY Review: 'The Neverending Story' by Sam Thielman

David S. Craig’s adaptation of Michael Ende’s “The Neverending Story,” from Canada’s Roseneath Theater, is unfortunately more about the movie than the book.

SOURCE: Backstage at 06:17AM
Sunday, March 11, 2012

NY Review: 'The Kreutzer Sonata' by Sam Thielman

The Gate Theatre's adaptation of Tolstoy's great short story "The Kreutzer Sonata," now at La MaMa, puts the astonishing Hilton McRae in the driver's seat.

SOURCE: Backstage at 08:34AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards