- December 20, 2004 | Theater Review
- Modern Orthodox
Jason Biggs’s contract must require him to simulate sex whenever he appears, even in a role calling for a Yankees yarmulke.
- March 14, 2005 | Theater Review
- The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
A wildly ambitious, era-melding show about a trial in purgatory, at which fifteen actors play roughly twice as many characters from biblical times through the present day - nearly three hours of chaos.
- November 1, 2004 | Theater Review
- Dirty Tricks
Watergate whistle-blower Martha “Mouth of the South” Mitchell, wife of Nixon attorney general John Mitchell, is the subject Dirty Tricks.
- November 8, 2004 | Theater Review
- Laugh Whore
If you hadn’t figured out who the audience was for Mario Cantone’s one-man Broadway show, the impersonation requests would have tipped you off.
- April 18, 2005 | Theater Review
- Steel Magnolias
You can practically see the deep-fried halos appearing over the six exemplars of southern womanhood as they wash each other’s hair, gossip viciously, and have meaningful conversations about life.
- April 11, 2005 | Theater Review
- This Is How It Goes
All that’s missing is a carny out in front of the Public Theater screaming, “Mothers, shield your children! Gentlemen, if you have a heart condition, leave now!”
- November 22, 2004 | Theater Review
- Sailor’s Song Danny and the Deep Blue Sea
Purely by kismet, John Patrick Shanley has three shows up this month, two of which have just opened.
- December 13, 2004 | Theater Review
- Belle Epoque
The playwrights have certainly met quota in their perverse biographical work about Henri Toulouse-Lautrec’s syphilitic final days in Montmartre.
- April 5, 2004 | Theater
- Did You Hear The One About The @&%#! Comic?
By sinking to new lows, comedy in New York is rising.
- July 14, 2003 | Theater
- Top Five Theater Festivals
Theater-festival season brings in hundreds of new plays.