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a Small-Town Drama Without the Town
Down into the midwestern darkness, at a little spot that’s about to disappear from the map.
Theater Review: Daniel Kitson Keeps Only Things That Spark No Joy Whatsoever
A monologuist who can’t stop interrogating himself and us.
Jagged Little Pill
Is Missing the Essence of Alanis
Wasn’t she iconic?
The Wild Invention of
Fefu and Her Friends
t Room Called Day
Fornés and Kushner, wild inventors both.
The Understated Charms of
The Underlying Chris
, and a High-Decibel
Will Eno, produced quietly, and Arthur Miller, not.
A Christmas Carol
Gets a Cute Scrooge With Daddy Issues
Is this the Ghost of Broadway Future?
What Makes the Man: Édouard Louis’s Autobiographies, Onstage
History of Violence
at St. Ann’s and
The End of Eddy
Tragedy Plus Comedy Plus Melodrama in
Three hours that are impossibly absorbing, and then three and a half more.
Theater Review: Electric Jolts From a Jukebox in
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
“The show rests on three pillars: the excellent production, the most galvanizing catalogue in showbiz, and Adrienne Warren.”
Theater Review: A
Without the Nose? Even If He Sings?
Peter Dinklage plays the secret romancer in this musical adaptation.
Theater: The Slow Launch and Rapid Rise of
Dr. Ride’s American Beach House
Theater Review: Alas, Poor
Shakespeare’s son, who died at 11, now has a smartphone.
Theater Review: Theresa Rebeck’s
Is a Pretty Light Meal
Backstage at a restaurant, romcom devices at play.
John Doyle’s Blankie
and Zawe Ashton’s Memorable
for all the
John Doyle’s severity, now with security blankets.
What If They Went to Moscow?,
Where Stage and Screen Meld
The Man With a Movie Camera would’ve been astonished.
Fire Burn and Fryolator Bubble:
Is a McNugget-Size Macbeth
Not lovin’ it.
Theater Review: 43 Years On,
for colored girls…
Returns to the Public
Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking dance-play-poetry hybrid, staged anew a year after her death.
There Is a Party, Everyone Is There: David Byrne’s
’American Utopia’ is “a concert so beautifully and completely choreographed that it’s also a dance piece.”
The Sound Inside
Just Keeps Looking at Itself
Adam Rapp’s play, starring Mary-Louise Parker, can’t get out of its own head.
Little Shop of Horrors
Is a Bouquet With Bite
A superior combo: Big-Broadway talent, community-theater energy.