Like a diamond chip, a speck of a play like "The Morini Strad" can sparkle if it's beautifully mounted.
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Play observes five generations of a single family performing the rituals of their lives without getting up from the table.
While "Death of a Salesman" remains the definitive fathers-and-sons drama, its social themes are universal and painfully timely, especially in this powerful, compassionate take.
Despite two expert perfs from Kathleen Chalfant and John Cunningham as emotionally elusive parents of an artist-daughter who tries to win their approval by painting their portrait, Tina Howe's…
A notorious Broadway flop in 1980, Edward Albee's "The Lady From Dubuque" doesn't exactly rise triumphantly from the ashes here. Despite its imaginative and terrifically theatrical personification of…
Leslye Headland's new social comedy, "Assistance," lacks the savage bite of her 2011 hit "Bachelorette" (which the scribe also adapted and directed as a film for this year's Sundance Festival), and…
Katori Hall's ambitious new play, "Hurt Village," is what you want to see at the Signature Theater's new home -- a dramatically unruly but terrifically exciting work by a playwright with something to…
Producers are wise to be wary of scribes who want to direct their own plays -- unless that scribe happens to be Athol Fugard.
"How I Learned to Drive," which won Paula Vogel the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 (and hasn't been seen in New York since), is one of those plays you don't forget in a hurry.