- November 22, 2004 | Theater Review
- Southern Exposure
Matthew Broderick goes nonnative in the fishing farce The Foreigner.
- November 15, 2004 | Theater Review
- The Shtetl Hits the Fan
Russian Jews bring bananas and banality to Texas, in a hypothetically heartwarming musical dud.
- November 8, 2004 | Theater Review
- No Doubt
Twelve Angry Men is headed for the canon, thanks to a subtle script and actors who know nuance.
- November 1, 2004 | Theater Review
- Lullaby of Brooklyn
The latest pop musical embodies today’s Broadway: ﬂashy, splashy, and contraindicated for those over 60.
- October 25, 2004 | Theater Review
- Wit Man’s Sampler
A revue of Sondheim tunes, both famous and obscure; a bouncy Mary-Louise Parker in Reckless; an annoying Othello; and Peter Dinklage as Richard III.
- October 18, 2004 | Theater Review
- Amos and Candy
The race-switching farce White Chocolate is surprisingly tasty; Last Easter and Nine Parts of Desire are chock-full of annoying faux poetry.
- October 11, 2004 | Theater Review
- They're Still Here
Paula Vogel’s elderly prostitutes talk too fancy, String of Pearls falls apart, and Hedda Gabler is crazy. But Kitty Carlisle Hart’s a fabulous old dame.
- October 4, 2004 | Theater Review
- Meat Is Murder
A gory, all-male Shakespeare production slices and dices three plays, with mixed results; Tina Howe’s translation of Ionesco is half full.
- September 1, 2004 | Theater Review
- Recovered Memory Syndrome
Guantánamo—a documentary dramatization of government abuse—is static, earnest, and beautifully performed. Plus: A miscast Susannah York.
- September 6, 2004 | Theater Review
- Bloody Hell
Frank Wildhorn’s Dracula sucks. Plus: Mickey Rooney, winsome against all odds in a cabaret performed with his eighth wife, Jan.