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    Lithgow Makes 'The Magistrate' a Blissfully Silly Romp

    John Lithgow combines naturalism and farce in “The Magistrate,” Arthur Wing Pinero’s rarely performed 1884 comedy, the latest NT Live broadcast from London’s National Theatre.

  • Reviews


    A new litter of singing and dancing felines hits the stage in Ellen Warkentine and Andrew Pedroza’s hysterical but uneven Fringe opera based on the Internet’s Lolcats photos.

  • Reviews

    Swashbuckling 'The Mark of Zorro' Has Considerable Charm

    “The Mark of Zorro,” from Scotland’s Visible Fictions, at the New Victory Theater, uses clever paper props and cardboard puppets to re-enact the story of the masked avenger.

  • Reviews

    Promising 'Sixty Miles to Silver Lake' Can't Quite Get There

    Time twists, and the difficult relationship between an estranged father and son twists along with it in Dan LeFranc’s “Sixty Miles to Silver Lake,” from IAMA Theatre Company.

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    Windy ‘Neva’ Finds Few Chuckles in Chekhov

    “Neva,” at the Public Theater, attempts to satirize the work and life of Anton Chekhov, but writer-director Guillermo Calderón’s dark, moody concept isn’t appropriate to the task.

  • Reviews

    'Checkers' Brings Back the Nixons

    Douglas McGrath’s “Checkers,” at Vineyard Theatre, starring Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe as Richard and Pat Nixon under Terry Kinney’s direction, is entertaining but reductive.

  • News

    'Submissions Only' Kickstarts a Third Season

    The hit web series, created by Kate Wetherhead and Andrew Keenan-Bolger, turns to Kickstarter to fund its third season.

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    David Marx’s drama “Would,” a Fringe Festival show, digs deeply into the psychology of self-forgiveness in its examination of a young man who was imprisoned for life at age 14.

  • Advice

    Pilar Millhollen

    Equity actor Pilar Millhollen became yet another casualty of the economy a few months ago when her agent dropped her, along with several other clients.

  • News

    URTA Opens Doors to Equity Members

    Starting next year, the University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA) will open its auditions to members of Actors' Equity looking to attend graduate school.