Author Nathan Englander makes an auspicious playwriting debut with “The Twenty-Seventh Man,” at the Public Theater with Chip Zien, Ron Rifkin, Daniel Oreskes, and Byron Jennings.
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At its best, “Giant,” Sybille Pearson and Michael John LaChiusa’s adaptation of Edna Ferber’s sweeping 1952 novel of Texas, at the Public Theater, is compelling musical theater.
P.J. Griffith is preparing to master the Public Theater's stage in the new musical, based on the book by Edna Ferber about a wealthy Texas landowner. Griffith originated the role at the Dallas Theater Center earlier this year.
Presidential politics and personal conflicts are subtly and movingly examined by Richard Nelson in “Sorry,” the third play of the Apple family saga, at the Public Theater.
Writer-performer Colman Domingo’s convoluted new play “Wild With Happy,” at the Public Theater, plays on stereotypes and has little if any coherent dramatic structure.