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…
Denzel Washington gives a triumphant performance in this heart-stopping revival of Lorraine Hansberry's classic.
Like the cult movie to which it pays homage, “Heathers” the musical should score with all those teen misfits who fantasized about getting even with the popular kids who humiliated them in high school…
In her belated return to Broadway after “Wicked,” powerhouse belter Idina Menzel is sorely misused in “If/Then.” “Next to Normal” writing team Brian Yorkey (who bears responsibility for the…
Frederick Weller and the ever-astonishing Tyne Daly bring considerable humanity to Terrence McNally's diffuse and disjointed new play.