The storytelling never rises above melodrama, but production is well-mounted and sincerely acted.
Do resist any temptation to regard Rajiv Joseph's dark comedy, "Gruesome Playground Injuries," as some warm-up act for his "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo."
Reviving Tennessee Williams' problematical 1963 play "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore" is like bankrolling a political campaign.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music has the magic touch when it comes to booking international theater companies.
Genuinely interesting characters are endowed with enough intelligence and wit to turn their domestic crisis into crackling drama.
It's Brian Bedford's party, so let's give the old dear the rousing chorus of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" that he's earned as director and showpiece of "The Importance of Being Earnest."
An ungainly semi-autobiographical first play by novice scribe Tommy Nohilly about a blue-collar family consumed by rage and destined for violence.
"A Small Fire" features a foul-mouthed character more pathetically sad than dramatically moving.
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