To speak or not to speak -- that's the question behind "Sweet and Sad," the second play in Richard Nelson's projected trilogy about the Apple family.
The Mint is obviously deeply committed to Teresa Deevy, a forgotten Irish playwright whose plays were a staple of the Abbey Theater in the early part of the 20th century.
Finally, a chance to see Simon Russell Beale, one of the finest actors drawing breath, up close and personal in a play that suits his astonishingly subtle technique -- and the damned show is sold out.
"Olive and the Bitter Herbs" finds scribe Charles Busch in teddy-bear drag, dispensing warmth and compassion to a character who isn't worth the cuddles.
See one coming-of-age play and you've seen 'em all. Well ... maybe not.
When times are tough, the tough write poetry. And let's face it, nobody writes poetry like the Irish.
If you can't be original, at least be amusing. Zach Braff takes the hint and scores with "All New People," a morbidly funny play about the trendy new existential condition of being young, adorable…
More political thesis than play, "A Strange and Separate People" is a cri de coeur from Jon Marans (whose coeur delivered a similar cri in "The Temperamentals" last season) for "a new breed" of…
Tyne Daly brings to the role of Maria Callas a sense of vulnerable humanity that makes her courage to survive all the more admirable.
When a play is as notoriously kinky as "Measure for Measure," the magic of Shakespeare in the Park would be much enhanced by an inventive approach to the challenging problems the play presents.
There are good reasons "All's Well That Ends Well" is considered one of Shakespeare's "problem plays."
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