Thursday, March 29, 2018

Women, sports and theater

Women, sports and theater: three great tastes that taste great together! Another think piece for the Times, and it's thataway.

What constitutes the American Songbook?

I came up with some kind of theory about what constitutes the American Songbook. Hint: it's not so much about the Songbook part as it is about the American part. Click here for my Times piece.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018


Yes, I saw Rocktopia on Broadway! It's classical, it's rock, it's classic rock. Here's my review for the Times.

Babette's Feast

Isak Dinesen's short story gets the stage treatment courtesy of Karin Coonrod, and I'm not entirely sold. Click here for my review.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Leonora and Alejandro

I could not make head nor tail of this play, but it's about Leonora Carrington and Alejandro Jodorowsky so that's par for the course. And I loved it. Do you want a head trip? Head to Montclair! And don't forget to read my Times review.

Oye! For My Dear Brooklyn

Modesto "Flako" Jimenez strikes out on his own in this unruly but pretty damn cool show at Abrons. My review for the Times is here.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Three Wise Guys

TACT tried to tackle Damon Runyon for their latest (and last) show. Here's my review for the Times.

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Time No Line

It's always a pleasure to catch up with whatever John Kelly is up to, but I particularly enjoyed Time No Line. It's got a few days left at La MaMa, so make your way to E. 4th St. In the meantime, here's my review for the Times.

Sunday, March 04, 2018

Black Light

Jomama Jones, diva extraordinaire, shines in Black Light at Joe's Pub. Until she starts singing. My review for the Times is here.

Joël Pommerat's Little Red Riding Hood

French writer-director Joël Pommerat presented his Little Red Riding Hood this weekend, and I previewed it for the New York Times here.