The plot of "Urge for Going" is typical of the gotta-get-out-of-here play: A brainy girl, eager to leave home and make her mark on the world, is simultaneously encouraged and held back by her…
There'll be no walkouts once Robin Wiliams sinks his teeth into play's cosmic questions about the existence of God and the nature of man and beast.
Mysterious play is so cleverly constructed (and subtly helmed by Joe Mantello) that the nature and depth of the problem isn't revealed until the last shattering scene.
Despite professional treatment, the grownups are implausible, the kids too smart for words, and the plot is preposterous.
Industry eyes might find added value in the show as a well-packaged audition piece for hyper-active, hyper-talented and underused performer John Leguizamo.
Sharp helming, likable leads, sterling supporting cast, and whistle-clean design concept are all offered up in the dubious cause of making narcissism look good.
Despite the mashup of Brit/Yank acting styles, helmer David Leveaux delivers a ravishing revival (originating in London in 2009) of "Arcadia."
A fanciful prequel to J. M. Barrie's beloved children's story about a little boy who wouldn't grow up.
"The Method Gun" is a choice example of Rude Mechs' satirical wit and inventive performance style.
The stars are just as stymied as the rest of the ensemble by the play's schematic structure and transparent characters.