"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" is brainy and witty and clever and cute.
Helmer Austin Pendleton's production has the handsome look (of battered elegance) and elusive spirit (beautiful, but damned) of his prior Chekhovian outings for the CSC.
If we must have a play about Richard and Pat Nixon, then Douglas McGrath makes a damned good job of it in "Checkers." TV pros Anthony LaPaglia ("Without a Trace") and Kathryn Erbe ("Law & Order…
"Sorry" is the penultimate in Richard Nelson's wonderful series of plays marking transformative moments in the lives of a family of New York liberals, each milestone coinciding with some profound…
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.