Sunday, September 27, 2015

Spring Awakening

The Deaf West revival is perfectly well crafted, almost to a fault — a show can certainly be overly polished. My review's here.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Josh Groban

Another fun interview in today's paper, this time with Josh Groban.

Adrienne Truscott's Asking for It

If you only know Adrienne Truscott from the Wau Wau Sisters or her work as a choreographer, you'll learn a lot more going to her standup show. Click here for my chat with the delightful Ms. Truscott.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015


Thomas Bradshaw's latest is fairly tame -- but only by his standards. My review's here.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

How to Live on Earth

Colt Coeur strikes again with this delightful, low-key show about interstellar exploration. Or rather, those who are left behind. My review's here.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Iphigenia in Aulis

I'm a huge fan of Anne Washburn and Rachel Chavkin but their adaptation of Iphigenia in Aulis is disjointed, to say the least. My review's here.

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Christians

Lucas Hnath confirms the hopes put onto him with his Disney play at Soho Rep: The Christians is thoughtful, smart, cleverly plotted. My review's here.

Thursday, September 17, 2015


My take on Max Posner's play Judy is a lot more nuanced than what the headline suggests. Click here for the full review.

Monday, September 14, 2015

It's time for Dancing with the Stars to go

I've loved that show but the relationship is over: As Dan Savage would put it, DTMFA! Click here for more.


Richard Maxwell's latest is about a love triangle. Well, sort of. My review's here.

Friday, September 11, 2015


Six playwrights adapt short stories by Tennessee Williams for the stage. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't -- big surprise, right? My review's here.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The Legend of Georgia McBride

This show is what happens when a meh play lands a great production -- it's one of the most fun plays in town right now. My review's here.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Farewell, Mamma Mia!

I couldn't love ABBA more but I'm very happy Mamma Mia! is finally closing on Broadway. Find out why here.

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Music roundup

Ghost, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jordin Sparks, Grace Mitchell: last week I did a fill-in new-music roundup — just like old times! Click here for the goods.