Monday, March 20, 2017

Review: White Guy on the Bus at by Simon Saltzman

Bruce Graham's intelligent and intense play about the unconscious, sometimes crippling, racism we all apparently harbor..

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Review:Come From Away at by Elyse Sommer

- Its uplift message has helped this fact-based musical fly from Canada to Broadway. .

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Review: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at by Lizzie Loveridge

Daniel Radcliffe is the big draw in the revival at the Old Vic of Tom Stoppard's comedy about the fated duo, side players in the Tragedy of Hamlet . . .

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Review: The Emperor Jones at by Elyse Sommer

The invaluable Irish Rep reprises its stunning 2009 production of Eugene O'Neill's rarely done, early play. . .

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Review: Glass Menagerie at by Elyse Sommer

Tennessee Williams' much produced play gets yet another go-round on Broadway

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Review:The Moors at

Jen Silverman's satiric potpouri inspired by the Bronte sisters. . . R

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Review: The Outer Space at by Elyse Sommer

Ethan Lipton's story-telling solo musical with a sci-fi angle

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Review: The Penitent at by Elyse Sommer

David Mamet's new play is short of "F" bombs but also his former snap, crackle and pop Read More

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Review: Lizzie at by Lizzie Loveridge

Lizzie Borden's life and trial is the inspiration for this rock musical . . .

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Review:All the Fine Boys at by Elyse Sommer

A provocative but flawed new play by Erica Schmidt . . . Read More

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Review: Significant Other on Broadway at by Elyse Sommer

Joshua Harmon's romantic comedy moves to Broadway, charming and poignant as eve

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Review: Napoli,Brooklyn at by David A. Rosenberg

an overloaded kitchen sink drama having its world premiere at Long Wharf Theater before moving to the Roundabout in New YorkR

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Review: Nibbler at by Charles Wright

a comedy-drama of vulnerability and longing. The characters' awkward, sometimes desperate stabs at sexual expression are touching, believable, and a trifle horrifying.

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Review:Wakey, Wakey at by Simon Saltzman

Eno's most easily embraced and most deliberately accessible playR

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Review: The Skin of Our Teeth at by Elyse Sommer

A stunningly staged, timely revival of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning absurdist saga. . . Read More

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Review: Linda at by Elyse Sommer

- Penelope Skinner tries to make the "invisible" older woman visible

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Review: Sweeney Todd at by Elyse Sommer

-the Demon Barber's story goes immersive, its thrilling music intact and the pies and mash served before show time are delicious

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Review: If I Forget at by Elyse Sommer

Steven Levenson's new family drama features a splendid cast, handsome stagecraft and lots to think about. .

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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant at by Simon Saltzman

This new version by the theatrical group Third Space is notable essentially for its more free-wheeling adaptation/loose translation by David Tushingham

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Review:Evening at the Talk House at by Elyse Sommer

a thespian gossip fest with a dystopian twist with playwright Wallace Shawn in the meatiest role.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Review: Indian Head at -NJ by Simon Saltzman

New Jersey playwright Salter has filled her play with passionate voices R

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Does Immersive Theater Risk being All Hat and No Cattle? by Elyse Sommer

About the vogue for Immersive Theater

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Review: Sex with Strangers at by Lizzie Loveridge

Hampstead Theatre casts Emilia Fox and Christian Gray lookalike Theo James in this provocatively titled play about two writers with different approaches. .

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Review: Big River at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Roger Miller's score remains catchy, William Hauptman's script is still packed with adventures and the feeling remains pure Americana.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Review: The Object Lesson at by Simon Saltzman

we are committed by our sheer curiosity about what may come next.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Review: Fade at by Elyse Sommer

diversity in Hollywood is skewered in Tanya Saracho's 2-hander takes a new look at diversity in Hollywood and within a particular demographic

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Review: Bakersfield Mist at by Evan Henerson

; Stephen Sachs' play seemed fated to one day arrive back at the Fountain Theatre where it originated.

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Review:Drunkle Vanya at by Deirdre Donovan

There's nothing hi-brow about this production. However, it will not only whet your whistle but will re-whet your appetite for Chekhov.

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Review:ADA: Author Directing Author at by Elyse Sommer

3 authors direct 3 plays involving a power struggle between an older and younger character

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Review:The Liar at by Elyse Sommer

Wordsmith par excellence David Ives takes the bad odor out of mendacity with his latest "Transplantation". .

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Review: ell Hector I Miss Him at by Charles Wright

Paola Lazaro's mosaic of scenes involving characters with little in common beyond being fellow denizens of a few blocks around a convenience store in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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