The inspiration for Harvey Fierstein's “Casa Valentina” was a discreet sanctuary in the Catskills where manly men (with wives and children and other baggage) could get their kicks in the bottled-up…
Harris channels Iggy Pop and Lou Reed by way of the Ramones, not to mention his inner Rockette, in this spectacular revival of the 1998 musical.
With Idina, Hedwig, and Sally Bowles in town, is it possible for a modest musical heroine like “Violet” to survive on Broadway? Let's hope so, because helmer Leigh Silverman and collaborating…
In "The Cripple of Inishmaan," Martin McDonagh's sublime tragicomedy about life on Ireland's desolate Aran Islands, there are two old biddies who desperately dote on Daniel Radcliffe -- and who…
Moss Hart has a lot to answer for. Just think how many future brain surgeons and rocket scientists were lost, lured to Gotham to pursue a theater career after reading “Act One,” the eminent Broadway…
Anna D. Shapiro delivers a flawless, beautifully acted revival of John Steinbeck's 1937 play.
A skilled director can work magic, which is what Steven Soderbergh has done with “The Library,” a thin play penned by Soderbergh collaborator Scott Z. Burns (“Side Effects,” “Contagion,” “The…
“Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill,” Lanie Robertson's elegiac lament for the jazz singer Billie Holiday at the end of her broken-down life, has been knocking around forever in regional…
Susan Stroman's energetic direction almost compensates for a weak book and a few key miscastings in Woody Allen's showbiz tuner.
It's the words, stupid. That's what Will Eno keeps telling us in his hypnotically quirky plays. What separates the men from the beasts? The words. What saves humanity from extinction? The…