New York Theater

Sort by:

  • Reviews

    Lifeboat

    It's only at the end of this play that we get a vivid sense of time and place that the show lacks.

  • Reviews

    The Fartiste

    The Fartisteis a gas, and that isn't just hot air.

  • Reviews

    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

    The second part of the phrase "musical comedy" has reasserted itself on Broadway. Serious tuners are taking a back seat to self-referencing gigglefests.

  • Reviews

    The Orestia

    In David Johnston's freewheeling adaptation, the playwright has condensed the famed Greek tragedy of supreme familial dysfunction into a mere two hours.

  • Reviews

    Margaret Preece: Isn't It Romantic?

    Margaret Preece took a night off from her assignment as the Mother Abbess in the current London production ofThe Sound of Musicto sing Richard Rodgers songs.

  • Reviews

    The Milliner

    The post-Holocaust literature keeps rolling along, the theme an endless source of inspiration and repetition.

  • Reviews

    Men of Steel

    You don't have to be a comic-book geek to enjoyMen of Steel, Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company's hip satire on superheroes and the existential burden of being all-powerful.

  • Reviews

    Bye, Bye Big Guy

    Musical comedy construction can't get more ramshackle thanBye, Bye Big Guy, which uses a memorial service for Rumpelstiltskin as a jumping-off point to spoof all things showbiz.

  • Reviews

    Rosebud: The Lives of Orson Welles

    Just as the playwright never provides a firm context for this 90-minute reminiscence, he omits details and allows his subject to shift from subject to subject at will.