Saturday, July 14, 2018

Review:Mary Page Marlowe at 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 by Gregory Wilson 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 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 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 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 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 by Simon Saltzman

James Inverne's interesting but didactic play

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Review: Kings at 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 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 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 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 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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