- December 5, 2005 | Theater
- Seascape/Mr. Marmalade
The couples' relationships generate no emotional appeal, and the weighty subjects they throw around tell us little we don't know.
- September 26, 2005 | Theater
- Is Tony Kushner Psychic?
Amid the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, his 2003 musical 'Caroline, or Change' seems even more eerily prescient. “There ain’t no under ground in Louisiana,” run its newly harrowing opening lines. “There is only under water.”
- December 19, 2005 | Culture Awards
Sondheim killed as Broadway showed a taste for butchery—not to mention molestation. Cherry Jones flew high as a nun, while Ethan Hawke wallowed in self-destruction. Amid revivals and nostalgic musicals, some playwrights proved they could smartly tackle current events. And Doug Hughes directed everything.
- October 29, 2007 | The Theater Review
- One Cheer for the Roundabout
Pygmalion shows exactly what the company should be doing. The Ritz, not so much.
- October 15, 2007 | The Theater Review
- Going Postal
Mauritius is a thriller about stamp collecting.
- October 8, 2007 | The Theater Review
- The Blue-Collar Special
Straight from the sitcom to the stage, the foibles of the working class are suddenly all the rage.
- September 24, 2007 | The Theater Review
- The Eternal Stories
Ian McKellen is the best thing about BAM’s Seagull and King Lear. But a few cuts would’ve helped, too.
- September 17, 2007 | The Theater Review
- Sing, O Mash-up!
Charles Mee’s Iphigenia 2.0 seems to incorporate everything he’s ever heard or read—mostly for the better.
- August 24, 2007 | The Theater Review
- The Rose Distilled
Midsummer in the park is dreamy indeed.
- August 27, 2007 | The Theater Review
- I’ve Got Chills, They’re Stultifying
Yeah, the reality-TV kids can sing—but has everyone forgotten how weak a show Grease is to begin with?