Monday, September 29, 2014

You Can't Take It With You

Kaufman and Hart's 1936 chestnut gets an appropriately funny revival on Broadway. I feel lucky to have been able to see comic snipers Kristine Nielsen, Julie Halson, Annaleigh Ashford, Crystal Dickinson and Rose Byrne on one stage. My review's here.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Interview with Kate Walsh

Kate Walsh is one of the spunkiest (including in the Australian sense of the word — look it up) actors around, and it was a lot of fun talking to her about her new series, Bad Judge. My feature's here.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Scenes from a Marriage

As much as I value the work of directors, especially Ivo van Hove's, I think his concept for the new Scenes from a Marriage at NYTW kind of stifles the show. My review's here.

The Money Shot

Neil LaBute's new play is a bit of a red herring: While set in Hollywood, it's not about Hollywood. Rather, it skewers today's moral and intellectual relativism. My review's here.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Valley of Astonishment

Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne's The Valley of Astonishment is beautiful, sensitive, well-crafted … and it leaves you wondering "So what?" My review's here.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Love Letters

A. R. Gurney's Love Letters returns to Broadway with a cavalcade of stars. First off the gates were Brian Dennehy and Mia Farrow, so that's who I reviewed.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Rock Bottom

I've seen Bridget Everett many. many times at this point, but she still surprises me. Her new show, Rock Bottom, is more of the same yet different. Oh heck, just go see it. But first, read my review.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Fatal Weakness

The Mint revives George Kelly's dramedy The Fatal Weakness. (Feels weird to use a word like "dramedy" for a 1947 play but there you go...) My review's here.