"Brantley is viewed as some odd, shriveled, bitter Dickensian clerk."
Plus, he's "the bi-est guy in town."
If you thought theater actors took themselves too seriously, let Bartlett's absurd, messed-up zingers BLOW YOUR MIND.
Well, he began by talking about the "seeming effortlessness" of her work. This could go either way!
The 'Times' theater critic has reviewing movie stars on Broadway down to a formula.
John Stamos's and Gina Gershon's singing tends "to slide distractingly off key ... enough to make you want to hit your ear," he says.
Brantley: 'Is it too late to send a thank you note to Jeremy Piven?'
Oh, to be a 'Times' theater critic!
A London musical of 'The Harder They Come' makes us hope for a New York transfer.
The Caryl Churchill play gets a rave in today's 'Times,' but audiences may have another thing to say.
Ben Brantley declares Ben Daniels the star of 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' much to our surprise.
It's not often that you go into opening night already knowing that both critics for the 'Times' are already on record as disliking your show.