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Jeremy McCarter

February 27, 2006 | The Theater Review
Straight Outta Broadway

A quarter century on, hip-hop has barely cracked the theater. But it could be its salvation.

February 13, 2006 | The Theater Review
Offstage Drama

Rabbit Hole would have made a fine screenplay—so why bother putting it on Broadway?

February 6, 2006 | The Theater Review
One Is Just Enough

In Bridge & Tunnel, Sarah Jones avoids the solo-show death trap by brilliantly conveying more than multitudes.

January 9, 2006 | Theater
Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life

The Dancer's Life turns the story of Chita Rivera's life and career into a kind of meta-musical, with biography giving way to a mix of new and revived songs.

January 9, 2006 | Theater Review
’Tis Understandable She’s a Whore

Mrs. Warren’s Profession makes one wonder: Why aren’t New Yorkers crazy for George Bernard Shaw?

December 26, 2005 | Theater Review
You Can't Handle the Truth

O’Neill’s 'A Touch of the Poet' examines our ability to delude ourselves— and what we do when we can’t.

December 19, 2005 | Culture Awards
Theater

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.

December 12, 2005 | Theater Review
Metropolitan Oprah

The Color Purple, polished too smooth, has nothing left but heartfelt uplift.

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.

December 5, 2005 | Theater Review
Less Than Zero

The Woman in White proves that minimalist Lloyd Webber is as problematic as overblown Lloyd Webber.

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