Rob Kendt

Review: 'Motke Thief'


This isn't your bubbe's Yiddish theater. Sholem Asch's 1917 hit "Motke Ganev," now premiering in Caraid O'Brien's English translation as "Motke Thief," follows a grasping, hotheaded young man's…

Review: 'Waiting for Godot'


"Blathering about nothing in particular ... that's been going on now for half a century," notes Estragon to his fellow sad sack Vladimir, somewhere past the one-hour mark of "Waiting for Godot,"…


Review: 'Bingo'


Like Jell-o sculpture or boy-band pop, the new musical "Bingo" is a well-crafted bit of inane flotsam. Though it boasts a tiny bit of audience interaction -- a few unexciting rounds of the title game…

Review: 'The Winter's Tale'


Royals are a touchy lot in Shakespeare's late romance "The Winter's Tale," which turns on one monarch's fit of blind jealousy, then flips back on another's fiery parental indignation. In a triumphant…

Review: 'Walk Two Moons'


"It's not the done thing," characters advise one another correctively at key points in "Walk Two Moons," a new stage adaptation of Sharon Creech's children's book. Production kicks off the touring…