Thursday, April 11, 2019

Marjana and the Forty Thieves

Went down to Sunset Park to catch this Target Margin show for the New York Times — the review is here. Of course I stopped at the Colombian joint ParisCien for a pan de bono on the way.

Saturday, April 06, 2019

Katrina Lenk's exit interview

I talked to Katrina Lenk in September 2017, as The Band's Visit was to about to start again on Broadway. It was a pleasure to meet again a few days before the show closed. Click here for the exit interview.

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Life Sucks.

Aaron Posner's new one (well, new to us in NYC) is a super-smart adaptation of Uncle Vanya. My review is here.

Friday, March 29, 2019

The Legend of Cocaine Island

I reviewed this colorful documentary for the Times (find my piece here). It's on Netflix, if you want a dose of Florida silliness this weekend.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Smart Blonde

I was really happy to see Andréa Burns in a starring role, even if she's a lot better than her vehicle. My review of Smart Blonde is here.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Southern Promises

A revival of Thomas Bradshaw's Southern Promises, from 2008, comes at time when playwrights look at slavery with renewed urgency (and often with breathtaking artistic inventiveness). My review is here.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Skinnamarink

The Little Lord company harnessed its wild imagination in its most streamlined show yet — which doesn't make it the tamest. It was a lot of fun to review it for the Times.

Imagining Madoff

Deb Margolin uses Bernie Madoff and a scholar who looks a lot like Elie Wiesel to look at faith, conscience and guilt in her new show at 59E59. My review for the Times is here.