Enthralled as we are to our digital gadgetry, you’d think we’d identify with the heroine of “Machinal,” Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 Expressionistic melodrama (inspired by the infamous Ruth Snyder case)…
The early life and career of legendary singer-songwriter Carole King surely deserves more imaginative treatment than the corny chronological storytelling (And then we wrote …) and old-fashioned…
“Clever” is the word for Madeleine George’s bright idea of writing a play about those go-to guys named Watson with the solution to every scientific mystery from AI to corrupted computer files. With…
This offbeat songbook musical of radically rearranged Bacharach tunes, masterfully staged by Stephen Hoggett, maintains a shapely theatrical presence even when it overdoes it.
Is Uncle Benjamin still alive? Are Marian and Adam back together? Has Richard gone over to the dark side and become a Republican? And is everyone agreed that this country has gone to hell in the…
Trying to figure out a Pinter play is like pounding nails in your skull. Trying to figure out a Beckett play is like using a drill. But holding forth in a death-defying repertory bill of Harold…
The play's not quite the thing in helmer Jack O'Brien's high-concept revival, a showcase for spectacular visual and acoustic effects.
Amanda Peet's play about the wretched (and lightly disguised) family of Bernie Madoff may not realize its ambitions, but it's not half bad in the hands of a superb cast led by Blythe Danner and Sarah…
How very daring — a witty musical about a serial killer that Stephen Sondheim didn’t write. Fashioned from the ingeniously absurd plot of the novel that inspired the classic Alec Guinness film…
Led by Mark Rylance, this thrilling double bill finds profound insights in plays we thought we knew.
“Domesticated” is the kind of play that big subscription houses are always on the hunt for: An entertaining domestic drama on a stimulating topic (the breakup of a marriage under scandalous…
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