Harvey Fierstein gives a warm portrayal of legendary political figure Bella Abzug, while challenging the audience to consider some uncomfortable political truths of today. Joey Sims reviews.
A gripping production of Brian Friel’s interlaced monologues. Patrick Maley reviews.
Brazillian director Christiane Jatahy brings her theatre-and-film adaptation of Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” to BAM in an excavation of three women’s psyches. Lane Williamson reviews.
David Byrne’s intimate theatrical concert speaks to trying to do the best you can do in these brutal times. Kev Berry reviews
Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem offers serious beauty against an awful world in a joyous production at The Public. Juan Ramirez reviews.
Cameron Kelsall thought he’d seen it all when it came to Macbeth. But then this clever, tuneful musical adaptation that transports Birnam Wood to a 1970s fast-food joint snuck in through the drive-thru window.
Using a modern aesthetic at times and classical practices, this Japanese puppet drama remains a bit cool. Alison Walls reviews.
A thrilling, thought-provoking political work by Tina Satter based on a real-life FBI transcript that unsettles with strong performances. Joey Sims reviews.
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.
This new musical is tremendous fun, but if it dug a little deeper it could rise to greateness. Joey Sims reviews.