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Theater Reviews Archive

March 2, 2009
Live and Learn

The Story of My Life doesn’t take the easy road, and isn’t up to the tough one.

February 23, 2009
Misery Times Two

Uncle Vanya’s jumpy, star-studded Russian melancholy, and Lynn Nottage’s grimly lyric Ruined.

February 16, 2009
Bush and Busch

Comic man-child Will Ferrell takes his perfect role to Broadway. Plus: The battling queens of The Third Story.

February 9, 2009
The Waiting Game

Mercedes Ruehl is a brilliantly monolithic matriarch in The American Plan. Plus, Hedda Gabler.

February 2, 2009
Becky Shaw

Gina Gionfriddo’s Becky Shaw, is every bit as clever as Tracy Letts’s epic hit August: Osage County.

February 2, 2009
Mortgage-Backed Insecurity

At BAM, Sam Mendes’s production of The Cherry Orchard is a bold beginning to a daring series.

January 19, 2009
Emerald Guile

The Cripple of Inishmaan is light of heart—for a pitch-black Martin McDonagh drama.

December 19, 2008
Pal Joey

The Roundabout's revival of Pal Joey has had an All About Eve journey to opening night.

December 22, 2008
Shrek the Musical

Three questions present themselves regarding Shrek the Musical.

December 22, 2008
Prayer for My Enemy

In setting the centerpiece of his play Prayer For My Enemy, Craig Lucas has given himself a challenge.

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