“When You’re in Love, the Whole World Is Jewish,” derived from 1960s Jewish comedy albums and directed by Jason Alexander, is mostly a long, repetitive list of stereotypical jokes.
Regional combined auditions such as StrawHat, UPTA, and SETC give performers the opportunity to audition for dozens of companies at once.
At Soho Rep, Jackie Sibblies Drury’s “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation…,” about Germany’s virtual extermination of the Herero people of Namibia, is pulse-pounding theater.
Ben Hill founded the Hollywood Fringe Festival (and designed the website), which runs June 5–30 (including previews) at venues around Hollywood.
Cake is winning again with his critically-lauded portrayal of Benedick in the Bard's famous battle of wits "Much Ado About Nothing" at Theatre For a New Audience.
“The Wonderful Wizard of Song” offers a brisk, affable, and professionally rendered survey of Harold Arlen’s work, but the iconic composer deserves greater emotional commitment.
In Owen Dunne’s “Positions,” from Red Barn Studio, founded by Linda Lavin and her husband, Steve Bakunas, a bored couple try a new sexual position each week to revive their marriage.
It’s hard to fathom how Manhattan Theatre Club allowed Liz Flahive’s undercooked comedy-drama “The Madrid,” starring Edie Falco, to get all the way to City Center’s downstairs stage.
Mint Theater Company’s captivating revival of Allan Monkhouse’s slyly subversive 1911 drawing-room comedy, “Mary Broome,” ranks right up there with the troupe’s best offerings.
Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s brilliant translation of Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People” receives an expert production directed by Doug Hughes, with an astounding ensemble led by Boyd Gaines and Richard Thomas.