At the performance reviewed, it was obvious why "Irena's Vow" is an important work. After the play -- which tracks Polish Catholic Irene Gut Opdyke's real-life rescue of Jews during WWII -- the late…
It takes almost two hours, but "Taboos" does get interesting. Scribe Carl Djerassi's conclusions about scientifically assisted reproduction are so pointed they could spark a volatile debate, and…
Solid but unspectacular, "Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab," the final New York installment of the long-running satirical revue, proves why the show has become an institution and why, after 26 years…
Writer-director Roger Bean has turned harmless musical nostalgia into a career. He's crafted jukebox tuners out of WWII ditties and radio jingles, but his crowning achievement is "The Marvelous…
Welcome back, Weller. He hasn't had a major New York production since 1990, but this month, playwright Michael Weller will raise the curtain on two Off Broadway bows in quick succession.
A quartet of monologues set during a Minnesota heatwave, "A Great Place to Be From" brushes against beautiful moments, but Lasca's writing always underlines the beauty.
Unless it's fused with playable action, a debate turns a play into a lecture with costumes. So it goes with "The Quarrel," a thoughtful treatise on Jewish faith that lacks theatrical spark.
Now that they're returning to the South Street Seaport for the third consecutive summer, the burlesque circus acts that anchor Spiegelworld are challenged by their own legacy. Will this year's…
Whether they end poorly or well, relationships always leave a mark, like a new memory etching a groove into our brains. That's a familiar idea, but Rajiv Joseph makes it feel fresh.
In the program for "Flamingo Court," scribe Luigi Creatore acknowledges that much of the material in these three short plays originated in earlier works he wrote for the Boca Raton Community Theater…
Plays don't work like TV shows or standup routines, so why didn't Don Reed get some help?