It's been a successful move to Broadway for In the Heights.The cast is as charming, energetic and charismatic as ever.
Caryl Churchill is at it again:making bold political statements in her pointed plays. The play may last only 45 minutes , but she's able to catalogue a whole laundry list of American wrongs across the globe.
Tovah Feldshuh is making her New York night club debut. With a good voice and great comedic skills, what's she been waiting for?
This Seagull revival- yes another one- doesn't exactly soar, but it has wings and a kind of airy grace.
This revival of Chekhov's The Seagull is moody and melancholic for the most part. A bright exception: The energy, wit, and theatricality, Dianne Wiest brings to the role of Arkadina.
Beebo Brinker Chronicles is a stylish Sapphic soap opera, unapologetically un-PC. The characters have a way of tapping into universals of being in love, being hurt and being happy.
Next stop 181st Street: In the Heights has successfully made the trip uptown to Broadway from Off-Broadway. It is, indeed, a glorious evening in the theater.
This revival of Cat on a Hot tin Roof is done in by bad directing and questionable casting.
Like Sarah Ruhl's last play, Eurydice, her latest Dead Man's Cell Phone also involves interaction between the living and the dead-only it's less magical and less mystical.
Broadway By The Year spotlighted 1947-and it was a glorious year, it was. Just think Brigadoon or Finian's Rainbow, for starters.