Christopher Chen’s taut stage noir is layered with deeper issues addressing family, community, trust and truth. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Pearl Cleage writes a timeless tale with detailed character portraits, but not all performances deliver. Juan Michael Porter II reviews.
Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart’s musical about Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand is revived by Encores! but its composer looms large and its main character is intolerable. Lane Williamson reviews.
Stage adaptations of two classic horror stories oddly offer few chills. Kev Berry reviews.
Director Lileana Blain-Cruz finds the delicate beauty in Alice Birch’s intricately woven portrait of despair. Loren Noveck reviews.
Jeremy Jordan bares his soul in a new cabaret show dedicated to unpacking the past and making room for the future. Lane Williamson reviews.
Using aliens as metaphor, Chilean company Bonobo create a cerebral but uneven conversation around immigration and othering. Alicia Ramirez reviews.
A creative retelling of an old tale performed with verve and playfully written by Donnetta Lavinia Grays. Patrick Maley reviews.
A roommate comedy from Lily Akerman too frequently skims the surface. Nicole Serratore reviews
Stories that cry out to be told, in a play that doesn’t always succeed in telling them. Loren Noveck reviews.