The gags all unfold at half speed, as if forestalling mortality.
A gentle approach where ferocity might do better.
Matthew Broderick aptly handles the Gershwin mania.
Nicky Silver's return to form, now on Broadway.
And no potter's wheel: Sorry, purists!
It's firing on all cylinders.
Abandon all pieties, ye preening progressives (white or black) who enter here.
A marvelously executed, deceptively straightforward bit of comic roughhouse.
A visceral performance in a bloodless play.
Should you keep your distance?
Not getting happy.
A play that's fit to govern our attention for three-plus hours.
Regrets and Pipe Dream.
It’s harder to fake than you’d think.
"I often wondered whether someone was pulling my leg."
Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield.
"Everything you’d expect it to be, only more so."
Are you okay, old friend?
The explosive 1956 play comes to the Laura Pels.
That real rare thing: a good, small play.
In this electric but flawed production, he’s a species apart from every other being onstage: Part imp, part satyr, part maniac.
A multiple-choice weekend.
"I felt a tide behind me: An audience absolutely rapt."
Shakespeare's early work is not so much a play as a meat grinder that eats pieties and spits out insanity.
Greek comedy, played strictly for laughs.