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Wednesday, November 6,2013

“After Midnight” conceived by Jack Viertel

at Brooks Atkinson Theatre

While “After Midnight” is certainly not a time machine to Harlem's Cotton Club, it is a fun, spirited tribute to the golden age of jazz, topped off with the classic Broadway sheen.
Wednesday, November 6,2013

“Salesmen” conceived and directed by John Kurzynowski

at HERE Arts Center

These days we idolize the theater of the 1930s, considering the work of Arthur Miller and Clifford Odets to be established classics while Sanford Meisner’s Method is a prerequisite for every actor.
Sunday, November 3,2013

“Eager to Lose” created by Matthew-Lee Erlbach, Wes Grantom, Portia Krieger, and Tansy

At Ars Nova

The titillating Tim Tam Room welcomes saints and sinners alike to a farcical evening of burlesque, booze, and mistaken love.
Wednesday, October 23,2013

“Juno and the Paycock” by Sean O’Casey

The Irish Repertory Theatre

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
Tuesday, October 22,2013

“Fun Home”

at The Public Theater

“Welcome to our house on Maple Avenue, see how we polish and shine,” the seemingly serene Bechdel family sings. Underneath the well-polished veneer of happiness are painful family secrets.
Tuesday, October 22,2013

“Marie Antoinette” by David Adjmi

Plays at Soho Rep

It’s not easy being Queen. In this zany, disturbing portrait directed by Rebecca Taichman, we’re given a kaleidoscope view of the emotionally disturbed historical pop icon.
Saturday, October 12,2013

“Bad Jews”
by Joshua Harmon

at Roundabout at the Laura Pels Theatre

So bad, they’re good, and so good – they’re back. Tracee Chimo, Philip Ettinger, Michael Zegan and Molly Ranson portray the three titular abominable Jews...
Saturday, October 12,2013

“The Film Society”
by Jon Robin Baitz

at Theatre Row

Keen Company, led by Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein, ignites a revival of Baitz’s play set in the peak of South Africa’s apartheid era of the 1970’s.
Saturday, October 12,2013

“Nightmare Killers 2” Created by Timothy Haskell

at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center

A sequel to last year’s similarly themed event, Nightmare NYC’s new installation features an intriguing cocktail of historic research and eerie fantasy.
Saturday, October 5,2013

“Sarah Flood in Salem Mass” by Adriano Shaplin

at The Flea Theater

Are you guilty of fetishizing the past? If your answer is yes, you are not alone.