What's so interesting about watching a 600-pound man eating himself to death? Quite a lot, actually.
If you can overlook the absurdity of casting the ravishing Jessica Chastain as the plain and clumsy heroine of "The Heiress," Ruth and Augustus Goetz's 1947 stage adaptation of "Washington Square,"…
"Bad Jews" is a biting comedy in which the grandchildren of a Holocaust survivor observe shiva by fighting over who is most deserving of the religious artifact that was his prize possession.
Love must be blind. How else to explain Rattlestick's infatuation with "A Summer Day," a peculiar piece by Jon Fosse that returns Karen Allen, beloved heroine of Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones…
Scribes who are determined to shoot themselves in the foot usually direct their own plays. Colman Domingo, a thesp with notable profesh credentials ("The Scottsboro Boys," "Passing Strange") wisely…
Playwright Ayad Akhtar really sticks it to upper-class liberals in "Disgraced," his blistering social drama about the racial prejudices that secretly persist in progressive cultural circles.
An appallingly funny farce about young terrorists plotting to blow up everyone on the observation deck of the Empire State Building.
That Julia Murney sure can sing -- in "Wicked," "The Wild Party," and in orchestral concerts, among other musical venues. But the notes she hits in "Falling," Deanna Jent's hard-hitting drama about…
How refreshing -- a dysfunctional family drama in which you actually give a damn who gets written out of the will.
Brit director Jamie Lloyd portrays Cyrano as a swashbuckling military leader with the same lusty appetites as his soldiers.
Every woman is entitled to her mid-life crisis, but the elaborate meltdown that Simon Stephens engineers in "Harper Regan" is wasted on an uninspiring character.