Also, Anthony LaPaglia as Nixon in Checkers.
Great Recession, great Annie.
Shuler Hensley, big star.
And Tracee Chimo makes for a mesmerizing monster in Bad Jews.
Two plays and a Sleep No More–type experience.
On two Off Broadway plays that deal with Islamofascism and Islamophobia.
Helen & Edgar, Don't Go Gentle, Him, and Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.
An inverted Virginia Woolf, a night besotted with darkness and drink where virtually nothing honest is spoken aloud — until the final, fatal malediction.
It can't shock the way it once did, but it sure does land its punches.
Harper Regan and The Old Man and the Old Moon.
"When, I ask, will we get a youth-driven big-ticket revival?"
Kicking off his five-borough stand-up tour, his family-man whines were funny in a sepia-toned throwback kind of way.
Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, and Ed Asner are eminently watchable in a flawed play.
Marry Me a Little, Paris Commune, Hamlet, and Ten Chimneys
The truly weird Rebecca collapse makes our theater critic feel all warm inside.
An Enemy of the People and Through the Yellow Hour.
An eight-hour play that swallows its actors alive.
Detroit, Sounding Beckett, and If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet.
"The strength of parable and a brief length to match."
"Earnest, on-the-nose, and exhaustively idiot-proofed."
Go see some theater this weekend, why don't ya?
"If you thought the RNC was an endless parade of sociopaths, mountebanks, and paranoiac mutterers, wait until you get a load of this."
Harrison, TX, Richard III, and Coriolanus
This whole operation feels a little buried in its own footprint. Yet the cumulative result is inescapably magical.
"A long, wet, occasionally musical fart unsphinctered in a crowded theater."