Friday, August 25, 2017

Yiddish ‘Rhinoceros’ to stalk off-off-Broadway by Matt Windman

Eugene Ionesco’s absurdist drama “Rhinoceros” (in which humans suddenly turn into rhinoceroses) will receive its first production in Yiddish (with English supertitles) at the Castillo …

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Spotted... by Matt Windman

Brooke Shields at “Jonah and Otto.”

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

NYC weekend picks: Our best bets by Amny

A WILDER CHRISTMAS: The award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company has extended its revivals of two rarely seen holiday one-acts by Thornton Wilder. Info: Through Jan. 10.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

What a piece of work is Hair, by Matt Windman

Though stretching back to 1960s countercultural folklore, Hair has lost none of its political fervor and intense emotions.

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Coram Boy
Review By Matt Windman

The fact that its plot appears contrived and familiar is truly no matter. What 'Coram Boy' delivers is a larger-than-life, truly moving theatrical experience that can be appreciated by a wid…

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"Fantasia lights up Purple," by Matt Windman

"It's Alive!" cried Dr. Victor Frankenstein, upon witnessing the current cast of Broadway's The Color Purple, which has suddenly sprung to life over a year and a half following its Broadway birth.

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Mamet and Lane make political parody By Matt Windman (** 1/2)

"November," David Mamet's first play to ever open cold on Broadway, should seem like pretty exciting stuff. And while it's still an uneven, half-baked play, it's also a good deal of fun.

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"Blonde" is legally bland By Matt Windman

Not only does "Legally Blonde" look like a big wad of pink bubblegum, it feels like one too. After five minutes, the flavor is gone.

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Meet Thurgood Marshall By Matt Windman (**)

Fishburne is stunning and spectacular while arguing the appeal of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case. Perhaps someday he can play Thurgood Marshall in a better play.

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The Devil and 'The Seafarer' By Matt Windman (***)

In spite of the thin plot, the excellent acting displayed by the small cast makes "The Seafarer" a fairly enlivening experience.

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Theater review: Eiling by Matt Windman (1 star)

“Elling,” a delicate parable about male outcasts that combines elements of “The Odd Couple” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” might have been w…

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Solid cast sells postage stamp thriller By Matt Windman (** 1/2)

This is hardly a breakthrough play, but it's also not a bad start for the new Broadway season.

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The guilty pleasures of 'Xanadu' By Matt Windman

At a jam-packed 90-minutes, "Xanadu" provides the giddiest dose of silliness to be found on Broadway this summer.

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