Canadian singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan and her backing group offered an engaging, spirited concert that was decorated with humorous personal anecdotes, disarming, shy smiles and a sense of love…
Writer/performer Carol Schlanger utilizes the occasion of a 20-year Yale Drama School reunion to exorcise a few demons from the life of a 40-ish housewife and mother of two who at one time had shown…
Madame Mao, wife of China's most-noted Communist leader and notorious in her own right, had a multifaceted and fascinating life worthy of a gripping play. This isn't it.
The Manhattan Theater Club concludes its 23rd season with a compelling, if imperfect, play featuring three haunting performances -- precisely the kind of production that has helped earn this company…
Alan Bennett's farce is revived in a sparkling production with Kristoffer Tabori directing a knockout cast that delivers not only the laughs, but also the nuances of the British playwright's humor.
Author! Author!," which looks at the life, times and words of Jewish humorist Sholom Aleichem, continues to be a crowd-pleaser some 18 years after its debut. The popularity may be due to its charm…
Leonard Bernstein never seemed completely satisfied with "Candide," which he hoped would be the great American opera. After its first New York production in 1956, he collaborated on seven other…
Anna Mary Robertson
In certain ways, "The Manchurian Candidate's" transition to stage is more impressive than "Sunset Boulevard's." Both are competing with memorable film versions, with seared-in-memory…
"I'm fucking alienated," proclaims the closest thing to a hero in "subUrbia," Eric Bogosian's foray into twentysomething angst. Even ignoring the jarring fact that truly alienated 20-year-olds…