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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.”
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.