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Wednesday, July 23,2014

“Drop Dead Perfect” by Erasmus Fenn

at Theatre at St. Clement’s

Everett Quinton received strong reviews this spring for his direction of “The Mystery of Irma Vep,” a zany comedy that he originally starred in opposite its author, Ridiculous Theatre Company founder Charles Ludlam.
Wednesday, July 23,2014

The Pianist of Willesdon Lane adapted and directed by Hershey Felder

at 59E59 Theatres

Mona Golabek has a story to tell. It is the story of her mother, Lisa Jurek, and her unwavering pursuit as a young pianist to make her concert debut at the illustrious Musikverein concert hall.
Monday, July 7,2014

“The Lion” Written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer

at Manhattan Theatre Club

Review by Sarah Lucie In musicals, it’s most common for a character to break into song when they can no longer express themselves through words alone, and so songs are moments of intense emotions an
Tuesday, June 24,2014

“When We Were Young and Unafraid” by Sarah Treem

at the Manhattan Theatre Club

Review by Iris Greenberger The women’s movement still has a long way to go, although it has brought about sweeping legislative reforms since 1972, when Agnes (Cherry Jones) was running a small bed a
Tuesday, June 17,2014

In the Green Room
with John Rowell

Dynamic Young Musical Theater Duo Killing It
with “Murder For Two” at New World Stages

One of the highlights of the just-ended theater season in New York was the delightful musical comedy/murder mystery Murder For Two, which opened last summer at the McGinn/Cazale Theater uptown and moved to New World Stages last fall, where it has played to enthusiastic houses ever since (and where it continues through June 29.)
Monday, June 16,2014

“Wet Glitter”
Play and Lyrics by Lucile Baker Scott
Music by Julia Weldon

at IRT

Paradox Valley, Colorado, isn’t the ideal vacation spot. For one, it houses an abandoned uranium mine that the government has labeled radioactive.
Friday, June 13,2014

“The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare

at The Gym at Judson

Oh, irony. Leave it to Shakespeare to open one of his most well-known comedies with the line: “In sooth, I know not why I am so sad.”
Thursday, June 12,2014

“Our New Girl” by Nancy Harris

at Atlantic Stage 2

Something isn’t right with the Robinson family. Fresh-faced nanny Annie (Lisa Joyce) can sense something amiss as soon as she arrives.
Wednesday, June 11,2014

“A Serious Banquet” directed by Erin B. Mee with text by Jessie Bear

Presented by This Is Not a Theatre Company

It’s 1908, and Picasso is throwing a dinner party for fellow painter, Henri Rousseau, at his studio in Le Bateau-Lavoir in Bohemian Paris.
Thursday, May 29,2014

“The Anthem”

Book by Gary Margenstein, music by Jonnie Rockwell, Lyrics by Erik Ransom

In our digital age of over sharing one’s personal triumphs and general specialness, it isn’t hard to imagine a world where said individuality is a crime.