What's this -- a new play with an actual brain in its head? How positively retro of Second Stage, which bagged this endangered specimen for the second slot in its summer Uptown Festival, a…
A surreal comedy about a young guy living the swinging straight life in Santa Monica, but working up the courage to declare his love for his best friend.
From the minute that Lily Rabe stepped onto the stage of the Delacorte as Portia, in helmer Daniel Sullivan's wonderful 2010 production of "The Merchant of Venice," we all had visions of her as…
"Slowgirl," the haunting two-hander by Greg Pierce that fits so snugly into this exceptionally beautiful and well-equipped space, watches a friendship grow between a troubled teen and her ascetic…
The celebrated war correspondent Martha Gellhorn was so blase about "Love Goes to Press," the wartime "play a clef" she and fellow reporter Virginia Cowles dashed off for fun, she didn't even keep a…
After 35 years of anchoring the downtown theater scene, Soho Rep is still living up to its mandate of producing bold work by brave pioneers.
Jim Parsons aims to charm the pants off us by giving Elwood P. Dowd an air of sweet serenity, but the vacancy behind his bland facial expressions has a chilling effect.
"Rapture, Blister, Burn," Gina Gionfriddo's clever send-up of feminists on the ropes, has a neat comic throughline: Two friends who took divergent paths to happiness are now second-guessing their…
A stunning lead performance from Lameece Issaq is the warm heart of "Food and Fadwa," a bittersweet play by Issaq and Jacob Kader about a Palestinian family trying to hold a traditional Arab wedding…
Church, theater; theater, church -- sometimes you can't tell the difference. That makes John Patrick Shanley's "Storefront Church" a smart choice with which to reopen the handsomely restored…