Friday, July 31, 2015

Meet Ina Wroldsen

Ina Wroldsen is the uncredited voice on Calvin Harris' new hit. I couldn't let that pass! More here.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

King Liz

The Knicks references are a howler in this new play. My review's here.

Miss Julie

Thomas Ostermeier doesn't disappoint with his harrowing Miss Julie. My review's here.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Colin Quinn The New York Story

The New York Story is my favorite Colin Quinn show so far. Is he getting better or have I have just softened up? More here.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Kafka on the Shore

Ninagawa Company adaptation of Murakami's novel starts off great before running aground. My review's here.

Let Wayward Pines die a natural death

My plea to Fox: Wayward Pines was really good — don't renew it! Click here for more.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Ubu Roi

Merdre! How could I resist? My review of Declan Donnellan's Ubu Roi at Lincoln Center is here.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Scenes from an Execution

Jan Maxwell said this would be her last show. Maybe it will, maybe it won't. In the meantime, my review's here.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Amazing Grace

A different kind of bio-musical: this one is about a song — but it's still about a guy. My review's here.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Wild Party

Encores! briefly revives Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party. Not quite the right part for Sutton Foster but others in the cast are simply fantastic so yeah, go if you can. My review's here.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015


Ruthless! is exactly the kind of musical I'm usually a sucker for, but this production doesn't stick. My review's here.


Let's just come out and say it: Some of the acting in DruidShakespeare falls short. My review of the epic undertaking at Lincoln Center Festival is here.

HBO's missed the latest TV train

HBO used to lead when it comes to creativity on television, now it follows at best. My column on the subject is here.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Penn & Teller on Broadway

Have we become resistant to non-Harry Potter magic or is it just harder for Penn & Teller to find their mark in their latest Broadway show? My review's here.

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Skippyjon Jones Snow What

If I had kids, I'd take them to this new musical from Theatreworks USA. My review's here.

Sunday, July 05, 2015

Bebe Rexha

My interview with Bebe Rexha, among my fave new pop stars, is here.

Little Shop of Horrors

In decades of seeing theater, I don't recall many ovations like that one that welcomed Ellen Greene at this Encores production. Unbelievable. My review's here.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Of Good Stock

What happened to Melissa Ross? Nice Girl was so good, and Of Good Stock is so blah! Was she Manhattan Theatre Club-ized? My review is here.

Shows for Days

What can I say? I loved it! Click here for my review of Douglas Carter's Beane's vehicle for Patti LuPone.

The Decline of Western Civilization

At last, all three of Penelope Spheeris' Decline of Western Civilization docs are on DVD! My take on this long-overdue release is here.