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Sunday, May 11,2014

“Sea Marks”
by Gardner McKay

at The Irish Repertory Theatre

Playwright and actor Gardner McKay wrote so lovingly about the sea in “Sea Marks” that I felt sure that it somehow must have been in his blood.
Sunday, May 11,2014

“An Octoroon”
by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

directed by Sarah Benson at Soho Rep

Slaves say the darndest things. Like it or not, that’s one of the takeaways of this brilliant, hilarious, exciting and edgy new play.
Friday, May 2,2014

“The Complete and Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene O’Neill, Volume 2,” adapted by Christopher Loar

at Theater for the New City

Eugene O’Neill’s piercing gaze hovers over audience members as they meander into the Cino Theater, his portrait hanging haphazardly from a rope that wraps around the...
Friday, May 2,2014

“Inventing Mary Martin” by Stephen Cole

at The Theatre at St. Peter’s

“Mary made an audience feel like they could never love her as much as she loved them,” Jason Graae tells the audience, just as...
Wednesday, April 30,2014

“peddling” by Harry Melling

at 59E59 Theaters

Writer-actor Harry Melling recently recalled his childhood memory of a salesman who came to the door, was turned away, and then threw rocks at the house for a while.
Tuesday, April 29,2014

“Casa Valentina” by Harvey Fierstein

at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

You may be shocked to learn that in the 1960s, there was a run-down bungalow colony in the Catskill Mountains that catered to a unique clientele—married, heterosexual men whose secret obsession and common bond was their need to dress and identify as female.
Tuesday, April 29,2014

“Four Last Things” by Lisa Tierney-Keogh

at The American Globe Theatre

The non-profit Royal Family Productions is presenting the American premiere of Irish playwright Lisa Tierney-Keogh’s personal play “Four Last Things” at...
Friday, April 25,2014

“Annapurna” by Sharr White

at The Acorn Theatre

Is it ever too late to resurrect a broken marriage?
Thursday, April 24,2014

“Your Mother’s Copy of the Kama Sutra” by Kirk Lynn

at Playwrights Horizons

Being naked isn’t the same as being fully exposed. When Reggie proposes to his girlfriend Carla, she happily agrees to marry him.
Tuesday, April 22,2014

“The Mysteries” direction and concept by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar

at The Flea

I’ve never felt so close to God as I did as an audience member in The Flea’s newest production, “The Mysteries.”