- June 21, 2004 | Theater Review
- In Brief: Audra McDonald at Zankel Hall and The Joys of Sex
On leave from A Raisin in the Sun, quadruple Tony winner Audra McDonald recently gave four performances of a 75-minute concert in Zankel Hall.
- June 14, 2004 | Theater Review
- Trio Brava
British threesome Fascinating Aïda is a witty delight; Boy is intriguing but manipulative; and Here Lies Jenny tries (and fails) to do the Weill thing.
- June 7, 2004 | Theater Review
- Second Sight
A revival of Donald Margulies’s brilliant play about Jewish identity; Kia Corthron’s babble; Jon Robin Baitz’s improbable triangle.
- May 31, 2004 | Theater Review
- In Brief: Tony Kushner's Homebody/Kabul
sometimes wonder whether Tony Kushner’s greatest talent isn’t for marketing.
- May 23, 2004 | Theater Review
- In Brief: Tennessee Williams's Spring Storm
Tennessee Williams’s early and immature Spring Storm is best as a game for Williams fans: How many names, characters, situations, and devices of his later plays can you identify here?
- May 17, 2004 | Theater Review
- Soap Operas
Problematic to begin with, the dour Caroline, or Change loses steam in the move to Broadway; animal repulsion rules Prymate’s monkey business.
- May 10, 2004 | Theater Review
- Stereo Types
A pair of Broadway revivals stirs up an old debate about British versus American drama—brain candy or matters of the heart.
- May 3, 2004 | Theater Review
- Show Guns
Two knockout revivals affirm what the originals revealed: that Sondheim doesn’t always hit his target, and that Larry Kramer once, assuredly, did.
- April 26, 2004 | Theater Review
Lynn Nottage’s new play is as memorably intimate as the intricate unmentionables its heroine creates. In Glocca Morra, things seem a tad underfed.
- April 19, 2004 | Theater Review
- Sleeping Beauty
Broadway’s spring awakening comes in the form of a finely observed drama about a ballet master and the mysterious couple who visit.