- April 4, 2010
- The Laughs Drown Out the Creaks
High-energy performers, led by Tony Shalhoub, keep Lend Me a Tenor from losing its brio.
- March 25, 2010
- A Swingin’ Affair
Come Fly Away, Twyla Tharp’s Sinatra dance musical, waltzes right up to the edge of being Vegas schlock. But the supreme dancers, along with Frank, keep it sublime.
- March 18, 2010
- What’s It All About?
Michael Feinstein didn’t stand a chance against Dame Edna. Stephen Sondheim doesn’t do so well, either.
- March 15, 2010
- Smaller Than Life
Looped gets glib laughs and kitsch value from Tallulah Bankhead’s outsize life, and not much more.
- March 11, 2010
- The Believer and the Apostate
One member of Next Fall’s central same-sex couple is also a heavy-duty Christian. Can this marriage be saved?
- March 9, 2010
When the Rain Stops Falling is like getting caught in a spring shower: It’s refreshing at first, but you end up soggy and dispirited.
- March 4, 2010
- Novelty Act
Martin McDonagh’s thinnest play gets a creepy boost from Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell.
- March 3, 2010
- And the Hits Keep Coming
A superb and powerful revival of The Miracle Worker pulls none of its punches—emotional or physical.
- February 26, 2010
- “Dropped From Heaven?” Not Quite.
Sam Mendes’s Bridge Project seems to have everything going for it, so why do As You Like It and The Tempest feel so dead?
- February 18, 2010
- Another History of Violence
Directed by Ethan Hawke, Sam Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind returns, packing every possible kind of wallop.