- July 17, 2006 | The Theater Review
- The Father and the Holy Ghost
The Busy World Is Hushed finds God in other people; School of the Americas seeks Him in a Marxist martyr.
- June 19, 2006
- Returning Royalty: Alvin Epstein
Still hard at work at 81, Alvin Epstein—one of the great classical actors of his generation—moved back to New York last year, after decades on the regional-theater circuit. Since then, he’s drawn praise for supporting roles in Chekhov and Beckett, and this week, the Boston Actors Theater’s King Lear transfers here.
- June 19, 2006 | The Theater Review
- The Evil That Men Do, Yet Again
Some Girl(s) follows the Neil LaBute recipe—bad behavior with a twist, served ice cold—to a fault.
- June 12, 2006 | The Theater Review
- Fear and Loathing in the Cafeteria
Coming face-to-face with everyday evil in a genuinely terrifying drama based on the Columbine massacre.
- May 8, 2006 | The Theater Review
- Landscape of the Body
John Guare mixes his experience of Beame-era Greenwich Village with the day’s seedier headlines to give the old moving-to-the-big-city story a distinct 1977 flavor.
- May 1, 2006 | The Theater Review
- Three’s No Charm
Julia’s not a disaster, but Three Days of Rain deserves a better production. Plus: A Threepenny dreadful.
- April 24, 2006 | The Theater Review
- The Fog of Antiwar
Stuff Happens purports to tell us how Iraq went down—but a little more intellectual rigor would’ve helped.
- April 17, 2006 | The Theater Review
- Heal Thyself
Lisa Kron’s Well is a moving play about her mother that wonders, “If I got better, why couldn’t she?”
- April 3, 2006 | The Theater Review
- What a Farce
Timing, tone, Alec Baldwin: Everything’s wrong with this Entertaining Mr. Sloane.
- March 13, 2006 | The Theater Review
- Doubt vs. The Pillowman: The Revenge
John Patrick Shanley and Martin McDonagh go head-to-head again, with a new outcome.