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Scott Brown

February 23, 2009 | The Theater Review
Misery Times Two

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

February 16, 2009 | The Theater Review
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 Theater Review
The Waiting Game

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

November 24, 2008 | The Theater Review
Ballet Masters

Billy Elliot is a flat-footed missed opportunity saved by the ecstatic performances of its young stars.

October 27, 2008 | The Theater Review

‘Lately I’ve been gettin’ this creepy feeling that she thinks we’re datin’,” teenage lost-boy Dennis tells twentysomething lost-girl Frances.

October 20, 2008 | The Theater Review
A Dreary ‘Season’

When Frank Langella plays Sir Thomas More, you expect thunder. What you get is drizzle.

September 29, 2008 | The Theater Review
Liberté, Égalité, Mediocrité

A Tale of Two Cities: The Musical isn’t quite what Charles Dickens had in mind. Plus the brainy charms of The English Channel.

September 22, 2008 | Feature
The Kathie and Hoda Show

Kathie Lee Gifford's squawking presence on the Today show provides priceless daily cringe fodder.