Tuesday, January 28, 2020

CARRAGHER'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Bernard Carragher

The Irish Rep productions of O’Casey’s three early plays represent theater at its best.

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CODED CHARACTERS by Sandy MacDonald

This sprightly, clever musical proves that theater doesn t always have to enlighten; it can simply tickle.

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TRUNK PLAY by Sandy MacDonald

This neo-Gothic ghost tale has some down-to-earth charms.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

STOREWAY TO HEAVEN by Joe Dziemianowicz

There is ace work all around in this story of have-nots living paycheck-to-paycheck.

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

IMPERFECT UNION by Brian Scott Lipton

Bess Wohl’s play features characters we can all recognize, brought to life by a first-rate cast.

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LIGHT AND DARK by Joe Dziemianowicz

Michelle Dooley Mahonshows a gift for painting evocative pictures with words in her worthwhile solo show.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

GOOD MEDICINE by Jeremy Gerard

The play’s Broadway debut couldn’t be fresher, timelier or more satisfying.

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THE WAR THAT DIDN'T END by David Cote

Although it takes place during World War II, the racism at the heart of this revival feels very relevant today.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

LIPTON'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Brian Scott Lipton

Annette Bening is a revelation in a production that still rings true seven decades later.

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COTE'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by David Cote

Heroes peered into the murk and found the white gaze staring back at us.

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BRANCH'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Jessica Branch

This stunning work is one of the most original, entertaining and illuminating new pieces to come along in a long time.

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WINDMAN'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Matt Windman

Matthew Lopez’s inspired two-part, seven-hour drama is unforgettable.

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MACDONALD'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Sandy MacDonald

This chamber musical was a showcase for the extraordinary vocal talents of Joshua Henry.

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DZIEMIANOWICZ'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Joe Dziemianowicz

This spare, eloquent staging will make you laugh, cry and think.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

FERAL FEMALES by Joe Dziemianowicz

Setting the play among uniformed teenaged schoolgirls fails to stir fresh revelations.

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HEROES OF HISTORY by Joe Dziemianowicz

This compact play provides a smart, funny look into the minds of American war re-enactors.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

PORTRAIT OF A (SICK) LADY by David Cote

Despite the talent of Laura Linney, this inert monologue drags.

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

BEST OF 2019 by Brian Scott Lipton

Annette Bening is a revelation in a production that still rings true seven decades later.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

BEST OF 2019 by David Cote

Heroes peered into the murk and found the white gaze staring back at us.

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Saturday, January 4, 2020

FLAIR FOR DRAMA by Matt Windman

Writer Alexandra Jacobs presents a biography of Stritch that is meticulously researched, gossipy and vivid in detail.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

SORROWFUL MADNESS by Jeremy Gerard

Here are some of the highlights from a year full of big shows and stunning performances.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

A DISCIPLE'S WORDS by Joe Dziemianowicz

Although this solo piece is an earnest labor of love and faith, it’s not altogether persuasive dramatically.

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BROADWAY RECORDINGS by Matt Windman

The cast album is alive and well. Here are the highlights from the past year.

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Thursday, December 26, 2019

FANTASY AND WONDER by Matt Windman

Rather than narrative, expect short comedy routines and striking visual imagery that awakens your inner child.

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

BEST OF 2019 by Sandy MacDonald

This chamber musical was a showcase for the extraordinary vocal talents of Joshua Henry.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

PUSS AND REBOOTS by Joe Dziemianowicz

The new film has tons of star power, but it s still oddly empty.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

PRECISELY ABSURD by Brian Scott Lipton

Farce isn t easy to pull off, but this group does it wonderfully.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

LONELY SOULS by Sandy MacDonald

Beneath that teen rebel façade quivers a heart of gold.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

SHELTER FULL OF STORM by David Cote

Stephen Adly Guirgis new work is messy, crude and puts the characters through hell – in all the best ways.

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Monday, December 9, 2019

SECOND CHANCES by Joe Dziemianowicz

This thoughtful but downbeat drama struggles to get traction.

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WITCH-HUNT by Bernard Carragher

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

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue