Friday, March 06, 2015

Jessie Mueller leaves 'Beautiful'

It's been a long, great ride for Jessie Mueller. My piece on her pre-departure thoughts is here while the one on the new Carole King, Chilina Kennedy, is here.

Fish in the Dark

Can't do better than the Post's headline aces here: Larry David delivers Larry David-ness. Click here for my review.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Paradiski feature

It was a pleasure exploring the Paradiski resorts in January — although a couple of days for La Plagne and Les Arcs isn't nearly enough. Click here for all the ski goodness.

The Mystery of Love and Sex

I was really happy to see Diane Lane onstage, but why didn't we get Sweet Bird of Youth?  My review of The Mystery of Love and Sex is here.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Bright Half Life

It's not often that I think, "Jeez, this show should have been longer," but that's exactly what happened with Tanya Barfield's latest, at Women's Project. My review's here.

An Octoroon

I revisited Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' play at Theater for a New Audience and this time I was able to focus more on what it says, rather than be merely astounded by its staging. Don't miss it. My review's here.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Brooklynite

I live in Brooklyn and even I was getting tired of the borough love in this new musical. Still, the show's goofy fun, especially if you're in that prize YA demo. Get your parents to pay for your ticket! My review's here.

Interview with Dylan Baker

Dylan Baker's Colin Sweeney is one of the most popular recurring guest characters on The Good Wife. And why not? The guy's such a charming sociopath! Click here for my interview with the delightful actor.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Lives of the Saints

David Ives' latest collection of one-act playlets is not up to his usual standards. My review's here.

The Nether

Jennifer Haley's play quietly gets under your skin. The presence of an actual child actress in a play about (among others) pedophilia will do that. My review's here.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Big Love

A revival of Charles Mee's Big Love hits Signature, and it's pretty good. My review's here.

Monday, February 23, 2015

7 lesser-known Nile Rodgers collaborations

"Get Lucky" is all well and good, but those seven Nile Rodgers collaborations are even better. Click here for the goodness.