Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Katie Roche

The Mint Theater company concludes its Teresa Deevy project with Katie Roche — to my mind, the weakest entry. My full review's here.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Jesus in India

Sophomoric humor, exhibit A: Jesus in India. Click here for my review of this dud.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Really Really

Paul Downs Colaizzo's NY debut, Really Really, shows promise, if only for its willingness to forgo sympathetic characters. My review's here.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Much Ado About Nothing

Maggie Siff and Jonathan Cake gave me heart palpitations in Much Ado About Nothing at the Duke. Full review here.


Johnny Burke's 1961 musical flop gets revived (with some tweaks) at Irish Rep. My review's here.

Friday, February 15, 2013

The Laramie Project Cycle

Tectonic Project Theater brings back The Laramie Project to NY, paired with an epilogue titled The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. I liked it well enough but can't say it bowled me over. Full review here.

Monday, February 11, 2013


I'm a bit late in linking to this, but hey, I had better things to do over the past few days! In any case, the New Group's Clive is a stinker, and you can read more about it here.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Women of Will

As a theatrical experience, Tina Packers' Women of Will leaves a lot to be desired. As a pedagogical one, it's one much surer footing. My full review's here.

Monday, February 04, 2013

The Vandal

Why write a play if you don't have anything pressing to say? That is the question looming over Hamish Linklater's playwriting debut, The Vandal. My review's here.

Friday, February 01, 2013


The first Encores! I ever saw was Pal Joey, back in 1995, so I missed out on Fiorello!, which opened the series the previous year. I had my chance again on Wednesday, and I took it. My review's here.