Saturday, July 14, 2018

Review:Mary Page Marlowe at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

This doesn't have the fire and fury of August Osage County. But any theatergoer who appreciates fine acting and willing to tackle a challengingly structured play won'…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

Review:The Closet at curtainup.com/ by Gloria Miller

Amid the laughter of this world premiere there is much to contemplate. . . .

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Review: On A Clear Day You Can See Forever at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

this musical's story will never be without credibility issues but as adapted and directed by Charlotte Moore, it's now more fun than flawed.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Review: Cake at curtainup.com/Berkshires by Macey Levin

No matter what your stance on this play's many issues, it's a special play

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Review:Little Rock at curtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

hough it fails to flesh-out the constellation of historical personages that parade through its scenes, this historical pageant scores when it comes to delineating the nine black students …

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Review: Everyone's Fine with Virginia Woolf by Paulanne Smmons

Kate Scelsa broadens the satire of Albee's play by turning it into a treatise on female empowerment.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Review:Dan Cody's Yacht at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A new play about the have and have not society's effect on equal educational opportunities. . .

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Review:The Jewish King Learat curtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

this is NOT Shakespeare's King Lear although Jacob Gordin's plot heavily draws upon the Bard's material, transposing it to Lithuania and beginning with a Purim feast

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Review:Summer And Smoke at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Even in a disappointing production like this, Williams's language still gives Marin Ireland, this Alma, an opportunity to break our hearts.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Review of Henry V: at curtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

Though helmed unevenly by Robert O'Hara, this Mobile Unit production scores with Zenzi Williams in the nominal role Henry V (2018 Off-Broadway)

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Review:Travesties at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A deliciously song and dance infused revival of Tom Stoppard's absurdist farce

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Review:My Fair Lady at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A lavishly staged new production of the ever "loverly" classic musical

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Review:Yerma at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

An intriguing "reinvention" of Lorca's classic Andalusian fertility tale, and a smashing New York debut for Billie Piper.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Review:Three Tall Women at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A starry cast and perceptive staging make Edward Albee's 1991 play feel almost new

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Review: The Winter's Tale at curtainup.com/ by Jacob Horn

The Winter's Tale - Theater for a New Audience embraces Shakespeare's messy tragicomedy with Arin Arbus directing.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Review:Pygmalion at curtainup.com/

Bedlam's take on George Bernard Shaw's makeover of all makeover stories sings even as a straight play, true to the musicality of a well-made play with sparkling dialogue …

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Review:Angels in America at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Toni Kushner's epic returns to Broadway. . . visually stunning and decidedly of our

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Review:Admissions at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Joshua Harmon's satire targets the very audience buying tickets to see his play

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Review: Later Life at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A. R. Gurney' economically cast 1993 dramady brought back to life at the Keen Company's Theatre Row hom

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Review:Three Small Irish Masterpieces at curtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

Three Small Irish Masterpieces a delightful triple-decker culled from the "Celtic Twilight"

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Review:3 Wise Guys at curtainup.com/ by Gregory Wilson

http://www.curtainup.com/3wiseguys18.html TACT's swan song is an enjoyable take on two Damon Runyon stories

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Review:Good for Ottoat curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

David Rabe's epic-length look at mental health care

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Review: Amy and the Orphans at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Lindsey Ferrentino has written an extraordinary play about an ordinary American family. It packs all the elements of a Greek tragedy into just ninety minutes.

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Review:An Ordinary Muslim at curtainup.com/ by Charles Wright

Hammaad Chaudry's timely family drama at New York Theatre Workshop

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Review: The Amateurs at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Jordan Harrison's new play tackles disasters though the ages with two distinct theatrical styles

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Review:A Walk With Mr.Heifetz at curtainup.com/ by Simon Saltzman

James Inverne's interesting but didactic play

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Review: Kings at curtainup.com/http://www.curtainup.com/kingspublic18.html by Elyse Sommer

Playwright Sarah Burgess takes on the alliances of our legislators and the influence peddling lobbyists and their paid matchmakers. Our Review  

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Review:Noura at curtainup.com by Susan Davidson

Loosely based on Ibsen's tragic heroine in A Doll's House, this is a sad, thought-provoking take on the lives of refugees forced to adjust their lives and expectations.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Review: Razorhurst at curtainup.com/NJ by Simon Saltzman

The bouncy and often raunchy score serves the integrity of the era as it propels Tilly and Kate to the end of their entertaining 90-minute visit

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Review: Bar Mitzvah Boy at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

The invaluable York Theater's Musical Mufti series' new version of little known Jule Styne musical.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Review: Hangmen at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommerl

Martin McDonald's first stage play in ten hears something of a homecoming for McDonagh since it's at the Atlantic Theater where The Beauty Queen of Leenane premiered and built his reputation…

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