Sunday, January 13, 2019

Review: On Blueberry Hill at by Simon Saltzman

a short play buoyed by riveting performances On Blueberry Hill

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Review: The Cane at by Lizzie Loveridge

Mark Ravenhill's latest play centres on an historical clash of values for a school teacher nearing retirement

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Review: Slave Play at by Jacob Horn

Emerging playwright Jeremy O. Harris marks his New York debut with a bold look at the legacy of racism and its relationship with sexuality.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Review: The Prom at by Elyse Sommer

a fun musical entertainment with a message of tolerance

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Review: The Wild Duck at by Lizzie Loveridge

Robert Icke deconstructs Ibsen's play

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Review:The Niceties at by Elyse Sommer

a pas-de-deuux in Academia that turns into a mutually destructive political shouting match

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Review: Fireflies at by Charles Wright

This second play in an ambitious trilogy is a gifted young writer’s reflection on the civil rights movement.

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Review: The Lehman Trilogy at by Lizzie Loveridge

a look at the origins of the bank which failed spectacularly in 2008, with a British star cast and Sam Mendes as director.

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Review:The Ferrymam at by Elyse Sommer

Jez Butterworth's multi-generational family and political drama has so many assets that it's eminently watchable throught more than three hours

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Review:Apologia at by Elyse Sommer

Stockard Channing stars in this revival of Alexi Kaye Campbell's dinner party from hell play

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Review: Popcorn Falls at by Paulanne Smmons

the comic hilarity of this farce carries through until the triumphant end.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Review:On Beckett at by Deirdre Donovan

Without diluting any of Beckett's art, Bill Irwin casts a new light on it and infuses it with his own American voice

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Review: Days to Come at by Elyse Sommer

The Mint takes a new look at Lillian Hellman failed play.

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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Review:Well Intentioned White People at by Macey Levin

World premiere of a strong and difficult new play in a cohesive and trenchant production.

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Review: Walking with Dinosaurs at by Lizzie Loveridge

Michaela Strachan narrates close encounters with these magnificent creatures from our past

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Review:Gettin' the Band Back Together at by Elyse Sommer

this newly devised musical leans mighty . heavily on better shows based on similar scenario

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Review:Coriolanus at Angeles by Evan Henerson

We are probably due for a Coriolanus that examines the rise and fall of an anti-social soldier-turned-politician in the digital age. For now, the Theatricum's offering offers a rousing cou…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Review: Othello at by Lizzie Loveridge

The much anticipated return of Mark Rylance to Shakespeare's Globe reinterprets Othello as a comedy

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Sunday, July 29, 2018

Review: Lempicka at by Glo

this musical world premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival spans forty years in the tempestuous somewhat true life story of Tamara De Lempicka

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Review: Smokey Joe's Cafe; at by Elyse Sommer

l Joshua Bergasse's dynamic choreography and direction make this revival just the respits we all need from what nature and the White House has been sending our way

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Review: Tevye Served Raw at by Paulanne Smmons

These Sholem Aleichem's stories brings us back to the real Tevye, the one Sholem Aleichem created before nostalgia and security softened his edges. . .

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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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