Aside from the two Jesuses on Broadway, that is.
Plus: Reviews of Lifeline and That Beautiful Laugh.
Rinde Eckert, Paula Vogel, and (a fictionalized) Jayson Blair.
The explosive 1956 play comes to the Laura Pels.
A multiple-choice weekend.
Theater critic Scott Brown surveys the onstage landscape for the first half of this year.
Greek comedy, played strictly for laughs.
A problem musical, recast.
Richard II, Maple & Vine, and Neighbourhood Watch.
The night belongs to the young actress Condola Rashad.
Frank "Jekyll and Hyde" Wildhorn turns to crime.
SNIKT! You're sold.
'The Method Gun,' 'Beautiful Burnout,' and 'Timon of Athens' offer rigorous good times off the beaten Broadway path.
Rinne Groff's ambitious new drama, 'Compulsion,' is about the man who first tried to turn Anne Frank's diary into a play, only to have it sentimentalized by Hollywood.
Four modest alternatives to arachnoid musical maximalism for those who simply like their theater to make sense.
Characters in plays are an actuarial nightmare
As another of Tennessee Williams's randy old dowagers, Dukakis does the best she can with some truly strange text.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of 'Proof' returns with an adaptation of a mothballed drawing room comedy by a playwright no one has heard of. And perhaps for good reason.
British comedy hero Daniel Kitson's one-man show recounts how being a polite Brit can really put a damper on killing yourself.
And who doesn't want to see that? Ibsen's nasty John Gabriel Borkman is at its black-comic best when these two bite into it.
Oscar Wilde's classic comedy is so ingrained in our shared comedy unconscious that it seems impossible to make fresh. That is, unless you're Brian Bedford.
The play is flawed — a majestic wallow set to the music of blue-collar despair — but the voice of playwright Tommy Nohilly is very promising.
Another vampire that sucks on Broadway, and two plays with amorous coupling for all ages!
Theater Review: Watch an Actor Commit Career Suicide in His Apartment. One-of-a-Kind Theater You Don’t Want to Miss!
Ed Schmidt's haunting one-man show in his Brooklyn bachelor pad is about how theater has failed him in his hour of need.
Personally, I'm hoping for an incredible two-man version of "Another National Anthem" from 'Assassins.'