Mint a.d. Jonathan Bank seems to have some precious-metal detector for the kind of forgotten theater gems that deserve to be dusted off and given a chance to shine again.
Among male scribes, even a diehard political playwright like Tony Kushner finds the fathers-and-sons trope an irresistible dramatic theme.
Watching astonishing young actress Carey Mulligan lose her mind in 90 minutes is ample reason to see the Atlantic Theater Company's disquieting production of "Through a Glass Darkly."
Daniel Goldfarb lines up some promising characters, but play is marred thanks to self-indulgences in the script and directorial mis-readings.
Hollywood bio-dram about the demeaning career options for black actresses going back to the 1930s smartly showcases scribe's comic gifts.
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Tony Kushner came this close to writing a great play, but he ultimately leaves his wonderful characters high and dry.
Whenever hard-working theater people just want to play, the famously permissive CSC is sure to indulge them. "The School for Lies," David Ives' clever meta-spoof of Moliere's "Misanthrope" (rhyming…
It's true that "The Normal Heart," Larry Kramer's fiery 1985 docu-like drama about the AIDS pandemic, suffers from agit-prop agita, even in this first-rate production starring Joe Mantello and Ellen…
"Picked," the new play by Christopher Shinn, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for "Dying City," can't possibly be as trivial as it seems -- can it?
Helmer David Cromer knows the secret to a good revival: Keep it faithful and don't comment from on high.
Something is decidedly off about the sensibility of helmer Doug Hughes's production, which stars Jim Belushi and Robert Sean Leonard.