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Monday, December 9, 2019

WITCH-HUNT by Bernard Carragher

This is a strong and stimulating rendering of Arthur Miller’s stunning drama.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

BLOODY BUTCHER by Bernard Carragher

Garry Hynes stages the Shakespearean melodrama with fresh inspiration and freedom.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

MOTHER AND SON by Bernard Carragher

Jonathan Cake and Kate Burton shine at the center of this stirring production.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

WAR OF WITS by Bernard Carragher

Shakespeare in Central Park opens with a fresh, witty production with an African American cast.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

A VIOLENT TIME by Bernard Carragher

The three plays in Sean O’Casey’s trilogy take place during a period of violence and unrest in Ireland.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

MAN OF PRINCIPLE by Bernard Carragher

This is an illuminating show on a serious theme, entertaining until its solemn end.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

LIVES INTERTWINED by Bernard Carragher

Sebastian Barry is a mesmerizing writer, but audiences may find this play unsatisfying in the end.

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Friday, November 23, 2018

COSMIC JOKE by Bernard Carragher

Every time you see Beckett’s work can be a new experience, and this production is no exception.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

WANTING TO BE A STAR by Bernard Carragher

Renée Taylor’s tells tales of a life in show business in her one-woman show.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

OLD MUSICAL, NEW TRICKS by Bernard Carragher

This production preserves the show s original wonders while playing wonderfully for a new generation of theatergoers.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

CLEVER IMPOSTER by Bernard Carragher

Michael Urie leads a terrific cast in a very funny production.

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

FATHER FIGURES by Bernard Carragher

By taking A Bronx Tale to the next level, some of its original charm has been left behind.

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

INTO THE INK by Bernard Carragher

Nathan Lane leads a talented ensemble in a frantic 1927 newsroom.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

THE LIFE OF MARY MARTIN by Bernard Carragher

David Kaufman s book captures the life of a Broadway star who worked tirelessly throughout her career.

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

THE BARD'S KINGS by Bernard Carragher

Gregory Doran stays true to the text in staging Shakespeare s four king plays.

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Friday, April 8, 2016

PEN PALS by Bernard Carragher

Scott Ellis production is an excellent, enjoyable revival of a 60s musical.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

HOTEL MOURNING by Bernard Carragher

Forest Whitaker takes on Eugene O’Neill’s challenging one-act play.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

FRAGILE BEAUTY by Bernard Carragher

With some modern touches, the redolence of Chekov’s classic play wafts through the air.

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Sunday, February 21, 2016

MAGIC FEET by Bernard Carragher

Maurice Hines tells stories from his life onstage and off, and shows that he can still move.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

STANDING ON TRADITION by Bernard Carragher

Bartlett Sher turns in an evocative production without using stars.

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Friday, December 18, 2015

HEAD OF THE THRASH by Bernard Carragher

Andrew Lloyd Webber turns a hit movie into a hit rock musical, starring kids.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

DISTRUSTFUL STRANGERS by Bernard Carragher

Seventeen men find themselves in a tension-filled room in Arthur Miller s memorable 1964 play.

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

COMPETING HANDS by Bernard Carragher

James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson are still at the top of their game.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

TIMELESS GRANDEUR by Bernard Carragher

Derek Jacobi turns out a Lear who is both monstrous and humanly fragile in a production saddled up close to the audience.

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PREACHIN' THROUGH THE CHOIR by Bernard Carragher

Sister Act may not be a work of art, but it is a lot of heaven-sent revelry.

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HORSESHOES AND HAND GRENADES by Bernard Carragher

The life-sized puppetry is the biggest highlight of this multiple Tony winner.

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ISN'T IT RICH ... ALMOST by BERNARD CARRAGHER

Those who saw Trevor Nunn's first round of production, with a different cast, might find this second go-round a bit lacking in chemistry.

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ISN'T IT RICH ... ALMOST by BERNARD CARRAGHER

Those who saw Trevor Nunn s first round of production, with a different cast, might find this second go-round a bit lacking in chemistry.

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SOMEONE SAVE ME by Bernard Carragher

A patchwork of solutions has failed to fix this expensive disaster.

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WEARING MULTIPLE HATS by Bernard Carragher

There is a united ensemble feel to every element in this highly commendable production of one of Shakespeare’s neglected works.

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A CHANGING IRELAND by Bernard Carragher

Charlotte Moore has gathered together an ensemble that seems more like a real family rather than one created for the stage.

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