Lightning Rod Special returns to NYC with a screwball musical revue about the American abortion debate that drops the farce to make some serious points. Loren Noveck reviews.
A musical adaptation of the 1993 Johnny Depp film makes some improvements to the characters, but still doesn’t sing. Lane Williamson reviews.
Will Arbery’s play brings the laughs alongside the panic attack. Joey Sims reviews.
Thaddeus Phillips plays an unnamed traveler as well as everyone he encounters crossing the titular seventeen borders in this tour de force solo play. Alicia Kort reviews.
An office worker dictates a play about Marilyn Monroe and Helen of Troy in Anne Carson’s dazzling “experimental hybrid of forms.” Maya Phillips reviews.
Tim Blake Nelson delivers an “utterly confounding” play about the Greek philosopher that features a powerful performance from Michael Stuhlbarg in the title role. Juliet Hindell reviews.
A deep dive into The Mad Ones’ latest outing: a group of strangers assemble to offer opinions on a children’s television show and reveal the subtleties of human interaction. Teresa Kilzi reviews.
Kev Berry gets angry and grapples with questions of artistic responsibility.
John Doyle’s signature minimalism fails to amplify the storytelling in this revival of Marc Blitzstein’s satirical play in music. Lane Williamson reviews.
This world premiere of Jordan E. Cooper’s play offers an uncompromising critique of race in America. Patrick Maley reviews.