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Scott Brown

January 21, 2010 | The Theater Review
After the Ball

The new production of Noël Coward’s Present Laughter delivers as expected: finely wrought farce, sophisticated banter, and a winsome, easy-to-take view of aging.

December 21, 2009 | The Theater Review
Isn’t It Bliss?

A Little Night Music returns to Broadway, spare and beautiful.

December 4, 2009 |
Fighting the Last War

David Mamet’s Race has been outrun by a fast-moving culture.

December 7, 2009 | The Theater Review
Dancing With the Stars

Fela! can get even a staid Broadway audience shaking its hips. Plus: Kenneth Lonergan’s midlife crisis.

November 30, 2009 | The Theater Review
The Story of Oh!

In the Next Room or the vibrator play is pure pleasure. Plus: The strains of Ragtime.

November 16, 2009 | The Theater Review
Victorian Secret

You think your grandparents were inhibited? Lynn Redgrave's were worse.

November 2, 2009 | The Theater Review
Femme Very Fatale

Sienna Miller and Jonny Lee Miller heat up the icy After Miss Julie. Plus: The Memphis blues.

October 15, 2009 | The Theater Review
Ladies’ Nights

In Oleanna, Julia Stiles transcends David Mamet's agitprop script; in The Royal Family, Rosemary Harris is just transcendent. Plus: Ann Landers, a woman who really knew her audience.

October 15, 2009 | The Theater Review
Just Put on a Happy Face

Bye Bye Birdie is as bubbly and sweet as it could possibly be—yet somehow, all its elements never quite rise into the perfect soufflé.

October 12, 2009 | The Theater Review
Good Cop, Bad Cop

A Steady Rain is your standard TV police drama. Plus, Tracy Letts’s white-boomer manifesto, Superior Donuts.