Reviews

Sort by:
  • Reviews

    Accusation

    Presented by and at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., NYC, April 12-29.

  • Reviews

    CHANCE IN A MILLION and HOME FREE!

    Writer/director Shannon Noel's Chance in a Million is a boy-meets-girl play in which a twentysomething pair, Khaki and Riley, preserve what they think is the best part of a relationship—the fantasy of anticipation. Every Friday night they meet and kiss at a bar with barely a word ...

  • Reviews

    LANDSCAPE OF THE BODY

    The set and lights for this production look intriguing and promising as one enters the theatre. Once the audience is seated and the play begins, however, the actors are barely visible when standing, entirely disappearing from view when sitting or reclining. Beyond the axiom that audiences who attend theatre expect ...

  • Reviews

    INTO THE WOODS

    Wishes are powerful things, but what happens after "happy ever after?" In Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine's (book) fabulously fractured musical fairy tale we find out. Familiar characters and their stories—Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Jack and the Giant (from that one about the ...

  • Reviews

    PARTING GIFTS

    Rideaux Baldwin's Parting Gifts is an intelligent, bittersweet story about friendship. Funny, heartbreaking, and skillfully acted, it includes some truly beautiful moments. Although the premise seems forced, the structure needs work, and it's a little long, this is a promising new play blessed with several excellent performances.

  • Reviews

    Critic's Picks

    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

  • Reviews

    Lobby Hero

    Presented by and at Playwrights Horizons, 416 W. 42 St., NYC, March 13-April 8.

  • Reviews

    THE WOMAN IN BLACK

    Though most palpably a play—adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from a book by Susan Hill—The Woman in Black is really more of a theatrical artifact, a clever construction, a scary contraption, crafted by the hands of several skilled stage artificers. It has as close a kinship to Disneyland's ...

  • Reviews

    WOMAN IN BLACK ,THE

    Though most palpably a play-adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from a book by Susan Hill-The Woman in Black is really more of a theatrical artifact, a clever construction, a scary contraption, crafted by the hands of several skilled stage artificers.

  • Reviews

    REVIEWS

    GOOSE-PIMPLES