“Pretzels are not a side dish.” The stakes of brown-bag lunches are higher than you might think. Loren Noveck reviews.
Dave Malloy’s new chamber musical features an a cappella group of internet addicts excavating their relationships with the World Wide Web. Caroline Cao reviews.
Erica Schmidt’s adaptation filters Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” through the lens of murderous teen girls to differing results. Alison Walls reviews.
A dusty Jule Styne musical from 1947 inspired later works, but fails to make a case for its second life. Lane Williamson reviews.
Absurd and kooky, but an effective transposition of Macbeth to a boxing ring by Japanese company Kaimaku Pennant Race. Nicole Serratore reviews
Terry Kinney’s revival of Sam Shepard paints a bleak picture of an American dream hanging over the abyss. Loren Noveck reviews.
In this dramatization of a real document from 1942, American soldiers have a little too much fun in a quaint British town and are given the titular pamphlet to tame their Yankee impulses. Alicia Kort reviews.
The characters in Christopher Chen’s new play negotiate identity, difference, and what it means to be human. Ran Xia finds that the richly diverse and “wildly talented” cast makes a lasting impression.
The Civilians resurrect a multi-talented queer raconteur in a Chelsea townhouse for a uniquely intimate experience. Joey Sims reviews.
Nicole Serratore, a human, and Phyl, a plant, discuss a funny, probing show which looks at plant intelligence and life.