Friday, February 17, 2017

Review:Evening at the Talk House at curtainup.com/ 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 curtainup.com -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 curtainup.com-London 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 curtainup.com/ 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 curtainup.com 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 curtainup.com/ 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 curtainup.com/LA 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 curtainup.com/ 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 curtainup.com/ 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 curtainup.com/ 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 curtainup.com/ 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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Friday, January 20, 2017

Review: LaBute New Theater Festival 2017 at curtainup.com/   by Jacob Horn

One-acts by Neil LaBute, Adam Seidel, Gabe McKinley, and Cary Pepper form an entertaining but uneven collection

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Review:Albatross at curtainup.com/ by Charles Wright

With its multitude of props, ever-busy stage business, and dynamic projections, this production from the Poets' Theatre of Boston seems determined at all costs to rescue The Rime of the Anci…

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Review: Jitney at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

August Wilson's early play play finally gets the Broadway production it deserves

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Review: The Jag at curtainup.com-NJ by Simon Saltzman

Tightly structured and intense, the interaction of the three characters is beautifully developed

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Review: The Beauty Queen of Leenane at curtainup.com/ by Charles Wright

Druid Theatre Company engrossing revival of Martin McDonagh's horror tale with humor makes a stop in Brooklyn to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the play's 1996 premiere,

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Review:Candide at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Harold Prince directs a Leonard Bernstein's perennial favorite at the newly revived New York City Opera.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Review:God of Vengeance at curtainup.com/ by Paulanne Simmons

a wonderful opportunity to see the play that inspired Paula Vogel's Broadway bound Indecent.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Review: Othello at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

TV's James Bond plays a malevolently cool Iago in the NYTheatre Workshop's modern day version of the Bard's green-eye-monster haunted soldie

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Review: The Bodyguard at curtainup.com/ by Simon Saltzman

No doubt that fans will swoon and sway hoot and holler to the music Read More

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Review: The Sewing Group at curtainup.com-London by Lizzie Loveridge

EV Crowe's new drama stitches us into an unexpected tapestry . . .

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Review: Othello: The Remix at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

The General as a hip-hop mogul...and it works

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Review: This Day Forward at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Nicky Silver's new play is a case of The Lyons/Redux. .

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Review:The Servant Of Two Masters at curtainup.com/ by Charles Wright

TNFA's production of Carlo Goldoni's farce will be heaven for spectators swept up in its silliness . . .

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Review: Sweet Charity at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

smartly streamlined - Sutton Foster is a delightful Charity Hope Valentine in this smartly streamlined reviva

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Review:Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet - The little musical engine that could makes a triumphant landing on Broadway -- with review of Groban's substitute

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Review:Notes From The Field at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Anna Deveare Smith's provocative new 17-character solo

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Review:Sweat at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage takes theater goers into the world of blue collar Americans faced with downsized and disappearing manufacturing jobs

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Review: Out of the City at curtainup.com -NJ by Simon Saltzman

a rather cuddly little domestic comedy in which two couples, friends for thirty years, have been set up to reexamine their marital bonds and re-explore their friendship

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

Review: Les Liaisons Dangereuses at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber bring the bored, sexual predators of pre-revolutionary France back to Broadway

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