The latest version of the long-running spoof of Broadway musicals succeeds with spoofs of Oklahoma! and Fosse/Verdon, but is often too harsh to be enjoyed. Lane Williamson reviews.
Two musical revivals in Los Angeles don’t live up to their material, but Mj Rodriguez delivers a stunning performance at the Pasadena Playhouse. Lane Williamson reviews.
Daniel Fish’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s novel is more focused on the “tapestry of the book’s language” than conveying its plot. Lane Williamson reviews.
Jason Danieley gives a “Heart to Heart” in this honest, moving cabaret show about his late wife, Marin Mazzie. Lane Williamson reviews.
The West Village of the past is resurrected in Cusi Cram’s elegiac play that happens in and around Rattlestick’s theatre, bringing to life the AIDS patients and the saints that inhabited St. Vincent’s Hospital. Lane Williamson reviews.
Daniel Sullivan’s near-future production allows this rarely performed Shakespeare play to show its political and kinda gay colors. Lane Williamson reviews.
Nancy Reagan and a tornado both descend on a small Kansas town, but only one of them causes destruction in Rat Queen Theatre Company’s new play. Lane Williamson reviews.
Raúl Esparza and Brandon Uranowitz deliver magnetic performances in the Encores! Off-Center revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s musical about a con man and his brother. Lane Williamson reviews.
María Irene Fornés and Al Carmines lampoon the rich, law enforcement, and life in general in this forgotten absurdist musical revived by Encores! Off-Center in a hilarious, affecting production. Lane Williamson reviews.
Encores! Off-Center refashions this musical about the American workforce into a love letter to City Center. Lane Williamson reviews.