Friday, August 10, 2018

Be More Chill

Be More Chill Off Broadway, Pershing Square Signature Center Reviewed by Lexi Orphanos BOTTOM LINE: Be More Chill champions the idea that losers are those who lose friends, and redefines w…

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The Beyoncé

The Beyoncé Off Off Broadway, A.R.T./New York Theatres Reviewed by Piper Rasmussen BOTTOM LINE: Eliza Bent's clever new Chekhov adaptation examines privilege and family ties. Right off t…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Summer Shorts Series A

Summer Shorts Series A Off Broadway, 59E59 Theaters Reviewed by Ken Kaissar BOTTOM LINE: Three one-acts that speak to the current moment. It’s always interesting to see how the current …

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Stray

Stray Off Off Broadway, The Tank Reviewed by Adrienne Urbanski BOTTOM LINE: This compelling combination of memoir and music creates a truly one-of-a-kind theatrical experience. One of the…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live Off Broadway, Roy Arias Stages Reviewed by Matt Kiesling BOTTOM LINE: A wild ride through the heroin scene of late 1980's Scotland, Trainspotting Live is an immersive th…

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Pedro Pan

Pedro Pan Off Off Broadway, NYMF at Theatre Row Reviewed by Dan Dinero BOTTOM LINE: Pedro Pan is exactly the kind of show we need right now. For anyone disturbed by our current immigratio…

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Fairview

Fairview Off Broadway, Soho Rep. Reviewed by Ran Xia BOTTOM LINE: Initially disguised as a family drama, Fairview is a meta-theatrical experience that asks some tough questions on behalf o…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Teenage Dick

Teenage Dick Off Broadway, Ma-Yi at The Public Reviewed by Keith Paul Medelis BOTTOM LINE: A slick, loose update of Richard III, Mike Lew's Teenage Dick is a play about who gets to tell th…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sugar in Our Wounds

Sugar in Our Wounds Off Broadway, MTC at City Center Reviewed by Ed Malin BOTTOM LINE: A gay Black love story set in 1862, Sugar in Our Wounds is the first in a promising trilogy that cove…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Secret Life Of Humans

Secret Life of Humans Off Broadway, 59E59 Theaters Reviewed by Ran Xia BOTTOM LINE: A blind date between an anthropologist and a famous scientist's grandson triggers a cascade of big quest…

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Scissoring

Scissoring Off Broadway, INTAR Theatre Reviewed by Katharine Nedder BOTTOM LINE: Scissoring, spearheaded by seven powerhouse actors, is a quirky look at love, sexuality, and acceptance. W…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Great Leap

The Great Leap Off Broadway, Atlantic Theater Company Reviewed by Maria Paz Alegre BOTTOM LINE: As nations vie to build friendships with China, the country’s dark history of is often ign…

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Say Something Bunny!

Say Something Bunny! Off Broadway, UNDO Project Space Reviewed by Dan Dinero BOTTOM LINE: A solo show developed out of two found recordings, Say Something Bunny! is hands down the best the…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Beast in the Jungle

The Beast in the Jungle Off Broadway, Vineyard Theatre Reviewed by Lexi Orphanos BOTTOM LINE: With striking direction and choreography by Susan Stroman, The Beast in the Jungle gives artis…

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Maple & Vine

Maple & Vine Off Off Broadway, New York Deaf Theatre at The Flea Reviewed by Asya Danilova BOTTOM LINE: Performed in American Sign Language and English, this bone-chilling and occasionally…

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Happy Birthday, Wanda June

Happy Birthday, Wanda June Off Broadway, Wheelhouse Theater Company at the Gene Frankel Theatre Reviewed by Shoshana Roberts BOTTOM LINE: A highly skilled cast displays different types of …

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Danger Signals

Danger Signals Off Off Broadway, Built For Collapse at the New Ohio Theatre Reviewed by Sarah Weber BOTTOM LINE: An ambitious devised piece that explores lobotomies, colonialism, and the l…

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Assembled Identity

Assembled Identity Off Broadway, HERE Arts Center Reviewed by Piper Rasmussen BOTTOM LINE: Assembled Identity is a resonant, ambitious investigation of what it means to be unique, when you…

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Mangled Beams

Mangled Beams Off Off Broadway, AMERINDA at A.R.T./New York Theatres Reviewed by Sarah Moore BOTTOM LINE: A moving play about the involvement of Native American ironworkers in the cleanup …

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Monday, April 23, 2018

The Metromaniacs

The Metromaniacs Off Broadway, Red Bull Theater at The Duke on 42nd Street Reviewed by Shani R. Friedman BOTTOM LINE: Aided by a stellar cast, David Ives’s adaptation makes 18th-century …

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

King Lear

King Lear Off Broadway, Royal Shakespeare Company at BAM Reviewed by Matt Kiesling BOTTOM LINE: An expertly performed example of Shakespeare's lasting power, RSC's King Lear at BAM will de…

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Merrily, Merrily

Merrily, Merrily Off Off Broadway, Spicy Witch Productions at The Clemente Reviewed by Sarah Weber BOTTOM LINE: Stephen is supposed to return home from the psychiatric facility, but neithe…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Dutch Masters

Dutch Masters Off Off Broadway, Partial Comfort Productions at The Wild Project Reviewed by Regina Robbins BOTTOM LINE: Short but powerful, Dutch Masters recreates a pivotal moment in the …

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Escape to Margaritaville

Escape to Margaritaville Broadway, Marquis Theatre Reviewed by Dan Dinero BOTTOM LINE: Without a margarita, you may well want to escape Escape to Margaritaville. I’ll be blunt: I did no…

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Monday, April 2, 2018

The Lucky Ones

The Lucky Ones Off Broadway, Ars Nova at the Connelly Theater Reviewed by Matt Kiesling BOTTOM LINE: A blend of autobiographical concert and theatrical fiction, The Lucky Ones is an exhila…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Yerma

Yerma Off Broadway, Park Avenue Armory Reviewed by Linda Buchwald BOTTOM LINE: See Yerma for Billie Piper's transfixing performance, for the magical set changes, or for its female-driven s…

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Admissions

Admissions Off Broadway, Lincoln Center Theater Reviewed by Dan Dinero BOTTOM LINE: A play about well-meaning white people illustrates just how difficult it can be to make the world a bett…

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Dido of Idaho

Dido of Idaho Off Off Bway, Ensemble Studio Theatre Reviewed by Emily Cordes BOTTOM LINE: A flawed heroine’s raw, tragicomic quest for love and redemption. Considered the foundational m…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Fall

The Fall Off Broadway, St. Ann's Warehouse Reviewed by Ran Xia BOTTOM LINE: The student is the future in this powerful piece of social justice theatre written for the #RhodesMustFall movem…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story Off Bway, 2B Theatre Company at 59E59 Theaters Reviewed by Linda Buchwald BOTTOM LINE: Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story is a lively Klezmer concert with a le…

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Later Life

Later Life Off Bway, Keen Company at Linda Row Reviewed by Linda Buchwald BOTTOM LINE: A.R. Gurney writes effectively about fear and regret, but unnecessary characters take away from the m…

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