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Sunday, April 13,2014

“The Threepenny Opera” Book and Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht

at the Linda Gross Theater

I love a good Brecht play—his combination of ridiculous satire and poignant moral themes is unlike that of any other playwright I know.
Thursday, April 3,2014

“Les Miserables” adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird

at The Imperial Theatre

It’s been a few years since the barricades have been on Broadway, but rest assured that they’ve been carefully preserved.
Thursday, April 3,2014

“Red Velvet” by Lolita Chakrabarti

directed by Indhu Rubasingham at St. Ann’s Warehouse

Art can be used to correct historical wrongs, giving credit where it is past due.
Wednesday, April 2,2014

Beauty and the Beast

at Abrons Arts Center

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; especially if you’re seated in the Abrons Arts Center waiting for Improbable Stage Company’s production of Beauty and the Beast to begin.
Friday, March 28,2014

“Mothers and Sons” by Terrence McNally

at the Golden Theatre

Twenty is definitely the magic number for four-time Tony Award winning playwright Terrence McNally.
Tuesday, March 25,2014

“Uriel Acosta: I Want That Man!”

at The Chocolate Factory Theater

For as long as religious authorities have tried to police minds, the question has been asked: “Why is God letting me think these things if I'm not allowed to?”
Friday, March 21,2014

“No Exit” by Jean-Paul Sartre

at The Pearl Theatre

Welcome to Hell, everyone. Making its first Off-Broadway debut in 15 years, Paul Bowles’ translation of ...
Friday, March 21,2014

“Appropriate” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

at The Pershing Square Signature Center

I’ll tell you that this enthralling play, expertly directed by Liesl Tommy, will quite possibly leave you with your jaw on the floor, clutching the person sitting next to you, whether you know them or not.
Tuesday, March 18,2014

“The Junket” by Mike Albo

at the Lynn Redgrave Theater

In the media landscape of today, it is practically impossible to escape the temptations of swag.
Tuesday, March 18,2014

“The Real Americans” by Dan Hoyle

At the Lynn Redgrave Theater

In today’s political discourse, one must be living under a massive rock not to know how wildly diverse America has become.