Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Merrily We Roll Along

I reviewed the Fiasco company's revival of this 1981 Sondheim musical for The Hollywood Reporter. I think my ideal production of this show is still to come. Thataway for the words.

Sunday, February 17, 2019

My Very Own British Invasion

Another jukebox musical rolls down the pike and…it's not a prime example of the genre. My review for the Times can be found here.

And let it be said that "Born to Be Wild" was part of the Canadian invasion!

Interview with Isabelle Huppert

Isabelle Huppert is in NY to do a French play — in English — and I talked to her about the project. Click here for the piece.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Master of the Crossroads

What the actor Obi Abili does in Master of the Crossroads is beyond committed. Too bad the play itself just doesn't work. My review is here.

Friday, January 25, 2019


My latest for the New York Times is not for a theatrical project. It's not in movie theaters, either, but rather streaming on Netflix: my review of Soni is here.


Check out my review of the omnibus Awake in the New York Times. Yes, Trey Santiago-Hudson appears to be Ruben's son.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

LaBute New Theater Festival

Click here for my review of the omnibus LaBute New Theater Festival for the New York Times. Three one-act plays in a minor key.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019


I spent two action-packed days at BroadwayCon last week, and you can read all (well, almost all) about it in my Times report.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Ivo van Hove: Is he all that?

It was great fun to participate in a conversation about Ivo van Hove with Ben Brantley and Jason Zinoman. Click here for the Times article. We also drew up a list of seven other innovative directors,which you can find here.