Home » Articles » Reviews »  Theater Reviews
Monday, July 29,2013

“Handbook for an American Revolutionary”
by Matthew-Lee Erlbach

Presented by the Gym at Judson

This one-man show, written and performed by Matthew-Lee Erlbach, covers the landscape of America’s people with short monologues...
Monday, July 29,2013

“The Capables” by Jay Stull

at The Gym at Judson

Anna Capable isn’t a hoarder. She’s a collector. Every piece of “junk” in her home has sentimental value and a purpose for being there.
Monday, July 29,2013

“Storyville” by Ed Bullins

The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s

Just two blocks from the French Quarter, Storyville was New Orleans’ bustling designated red-light district, until it was shut down by an ordinance as part of a nationwide crackdown on vice districts in 1917.
Monday, July 22,2013

“Serious Money”
by Caryl Churchill

Presented by the Potomac Theatre Project

The “Big Bang,” or the deregulation of the British financial markets, spurred a rapid increase in market activity in the mid-‘80s.
Wednesday, July 17,2013

“4Chambers” by Jody Oberfelder

at Officers’ House #15 on Governor’s Island

In our technology-minded world, the out-of-body experience isn’t what it used to be. How many hours do you spend hunched over a computer, head bent to stare at a smart phone, or lying prone to watch the flashing television screen?
Monday, July 15,2013

adapted by Paul Bedard; based on the text by Shakespeare

at Under St. Marks

Believe it or not, Shakespeare and Twitter make quite the politically charged pair.
Monday, July 15,2013

“The Vaudevillians”
by Jinkx Monsoon and
Major Scales

at The Laurie Beechman Theater

What do you get when you combine a rock star drag queen and a goofy theater nerd. The short answer: comedic genius.
Monday, July 15,2013

“The Photo Album”
by The Story Gym

at The Brick Theater

It’s unfathomable and somehow magical to think about the limitless number of memories that are hidden between the nooks and crannies of the most lived-in New York City homes.
Friday, July 5,2013

“The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin” by Steven Levenson

at Laura Pels Theatre

As much as we’d like to put the financial meltdown behind us, Steven Levenson is here to tell us that it’s far from gone. What’s worse—for some it will never end.
Thursday, July 4,2013

“The Orpheus Variations”
by Deconstructive Theatre Project

at HERE Arts Center

Through an innovative mixture of film and theater, The Deconstructive Theatre Project has developed a beautiful, affective, thought-provoking style of storytelling that transports...