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A VIOLENT TIME
DUBLIN TRILOGY
at Irish Repertory Theatre

A VIOLENT TIME
The three plays in Sean O’Casey’s trilogy take place during a period of violence and unrest in Ireland. 
Reviewed by: BERNARD CARRAGHER READ MORE
SCREEN ADDICTION
OCTET
at Pershing Square Signature Center

SCREEN ADDICTION
Dave Malloy's a cappella musical features eight people struggling with 21st-century techno-problems.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
WARTIME MISSIVES
POSTING LETTERS TO THE MOON
at 59E59 Theaters

WARTIME MISSIVES
We get a privileged glimpse of WWII resistance through a real-life couple's letters.
Reviewed by: SANDY MACDONALD READ MORE
STAGED MOTHER
HAPPY TALK
at Pershing Square Signature Center

STAGED MOTHER
Jesse Eisenberg’s slow-boiling new work layers cringe comedy with moments of pathos.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
BELLIES UNFILLED
CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
at Pershing Square Signature Center

BELLIES UNFILLED
Sam Shepard’s bleak family saga is handled capably by this ensemble.
Reviewed by: JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ READ MORE
EASTER RISING
THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
at Irish Repertory Theatre

EASTER RISING

The Irish Rep presents the final piece of its ambitious Sean O’Casey Season.

Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
SONG, DANCE AND POLITICS
BROADWAY ROUNDUP
SONG, DANCE AND POLITICS
The Prom and Tootsie are among the highlights on offer for anyone visiting the Great White Way.
Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
TROPES AND TRICKS
CAROLINE’S KITCHEN
at 59E59 Theaters

TROPES AND TRICKS
This well-oiled exercise in classic farce lacks that special sauce.
Reviewed by: SANDY MACDONALD READ MORE
A HELLHOLE TO BEHOLD
GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS
at Booth Theatre

A HELLHOLE TO BEHOLD
A wonderfully inventive productive balances gore, humor and pathos exceedingly well.
Reviewed by: MATT WOLF READ MORE
CREATING CHAOS
BEETLEJUICE
at Winter Garden Theatre

CREATING CHAOS
This new musical version of the film focuses on mayhem and humor, less so on plot.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
RED FLAGS
THE PAIN OF MY BELLIGERENCE
at Playwrights Horizons

RED FLAGS
Halley Feiffer’s semi-autobiographical dark comedy looks at the ways one can fall victim to toxic masculinity.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
JAZZY UNDERWORLD
HADESTOWN
at Walter Kerr Theatre

JAZZY UNDERWORLD
This exciting new musical takes the audience on an intoxicating journey to the Greek underworld.
Reviewed by: BILL STEVENSON READ MORE
MILLER’S TIME
ALL MY SONS
at American Airlines Theatre

MILLER’S TIME
Arthur Miller's play about risking lives in exchange for corporate profiteering has not lost its relevance.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
POLITICAL FANFIC
HILLARY AND CLINTON
at John Golden Theatre

POLITICAL FANFIC
Lucas Hnath's fictionalized account of behind-the-scenes maneuvering during the 2008 presidential campaign is tightly written, but it pulls too many punches.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
A WOMAN'S CONSTITUTION
WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME
at Hayes Theater

A WOMAN'S CONSTITUTION
Heidi Schreck’s deeply felt play is sure to get audiences pondering important questions.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
MOTOWN 2.0
AIN’T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS
at Imperial Theatre

MOTOWN 2.0
This superb jukebox musical about The Temptations churns out one hit after the next.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE


BOUNDARY-BUSTING WOMEN
TOP GIRLS
at the National (Lyttelton)

BOUNDARY-BUSTING WOMEN

Lyndsey Turner's production of this landmark drama is at once up-to-the-minute and historically accurate, sparkling with brilliance throughout.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
REDEFINING CHARITY
SWEET CHARITY
at Donmar Warehouse

REDEFINING CHARITY

Josie Rourke has reworked this musical for the modern age in the most thrilling fashion.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
HOPES FOR A BETTER LIFE
SMALL ISLAND
at the National (Olivier)

HOPES FOR A BETTER LIFE

The visual effects and the performances are the highlights of this long, ambitious production.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
DEMONS IN HIS HEAD
DEATH OF A SALESMAN
at the Young Vic

DEMONS IN HIS HEAD

Although a black Willy Loman seems incongruous with his character, the performances here are exceptionally moving.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
WALK THROUGH WALLS
AMOUR
at Charing Cross Theatre

WALK THROUGH WALLS

This lightweight, highly enjoyable version is sure to fare better than past productions.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
SELECTIVE MEMORY
A GERMAN LIFE
at Bridge Theatre

SELECTIVE MEMORY

Maggie Smith gives a mesmerizing performance as a real-life woman who turned a blind eye to the Nazis' crimes.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
WAVES OF GRIEF
GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS
at Barbican Theatre

WAVES OF GRIEF

This fragmented, unconventional piece is tough to pull off on stage, and it is mishandled here.

Reviewed by: CLAIRE ALLFREE READ MORE

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