Rebellious and fractious, this new musical never quite pulls off its intentional tonal dissonance. Nicole Serratore reviews.
Like Bob Dylan’s music itself, this quasi-jukebox musical from Conor McPherson is filled with yearning, sadness, and humanity. Patrick Maley reviews.
Celine Song’s new play mixes brutal truth, barnstorming set pieces, and a bit of magic. Joey Sims reviews.
Ivo van Hove brings fresh eyes to West Side Story in this video-heavy production and with it makes something wholly original. Lane Williamson shakes off van Hove fatigue and finds pleasure again in van Hove’s work.
Potent, vivid documentary theater about 2010 West Virginia mine disaster with music by Steve Earle. Jordan G. Teicher reviews.
Juan Ramirez finds no joy in this “lifeless production” of Richard Greenberg’s new play, with a “dire lack of dramatic tension.”
Haruna Lee’s surrealism, satire, and comedy serve a gut-wrenching play on gender, sexuality, immigration and trauma.
Katori Hall returns to Memphis and brings the dialect of the city to simmering life in her new play. Patrick Maley reviews.
Beth Malone shines in the title role, but Joey Sims wishes this production were a little more “actively weird.”
A verbatim play about the abduction of Lucas Hnath’s mother raises questions of authorship, while still delivering quite a wallop of a story. Lane Williamson reviews.