The traffic and slavery of human beings for the American sex trade is a subject worthy of a dramatic airing. But this explosive topic needs to be handled with more technical finesse than Steven Leigh…
Peter Brook has been parting the thickets of Eastern mysticism for so long, it's a bit disconcerting to see the great guru turn his attention to Christian existentialism, in the form of this stark…
Whenever people are desperate for a laugh, Alan Ayckbourn always comes through. So, hats off to the Actors Company Theater for bringing us "Bedroom Farce" in our hour of need.
The virgin production from LCT3, Lincoln Center's ambitious attempt to disconnect the kids from their electronic lifelines and get them into a legit theater, is a hip-hop musical, "Clay," written and…
On the whole, Adam Rapp is a lot more fun when he's being crude and rude. "Kindness," however, finds the scribe in a mellower mood, sympathetically observing a Midwestern mother and her son on a…
They ran for the hills when Sarah Kane's first play, "Blasted," preemed at London's Royal Court Theater in 1995. Critics recoiled from graphic scenes of murder, rape, mutilation and cannibalism…
The characters in Elizabeth Diggs' latest domestic drama, "Close Ties," present a convincing group portrait of a family in crisis.
Performers love their party pieces, but too many solo turns are no more than exercises in unbridled narcissism. "Lilli Marlene," the musical party piece Kathryn Ryan wrote for songbird Linn Maxwell…
Question: How can you make a dated play interesting? Answer: Feed it to the Mint Machine.
Mandy Patinkin has a beautiful voice, as warm and golden as honey spooned from a jar -- the perfect voice to sing us through "The Tempest," the most musical of Shakespeare's late plays.