Reasons To Be Pretty at Studio is a whole lotta ugly. And that’s good news for audiences who like theater that’s hard to look at. For all the emphasis on physical beauty in Neil LaBute’s cruel and captivating play, the characters are about as attractive as Dorian Gray’s portrait after a lifetime of sin.
Archives for March 2010
It’s spring and Dame Edna Everage came back to Broadway carrying Michael Feinstein along with her, in a revue called All About Me. The two are an odd couple.
Acclaimed actress Hollis Resnik, in town to play Margaret in The Light in the Piazza, and her young co-star Margaret Ann Florence, talk with Joel Markowitz.
Dorante is charming, handsome … and a pathological liar! When he arrives in Paris, Dorante’s outlandish tales amaze and convince all who hear them, but for each problem his clever lying solves, it creates two new ones.
Synetic Theater’s guest director Derek Goldman presents his wildly imaginative adaptation of Franz Kafka’s classic tale. Plunging deep into the writer’s psyche and his response to “the Jewish Problem,” Kafka’s Metamorphosis explores one man’s descent into madness.
[title of show] is a witty new musical written by two struggling writers about two struggling writers writing a witty new musical. Originally presented at the 2004 New York Musical Theatre Festival, it is a musical about some wacky friends putting together a show to be presented at the New York Musical Theatre Festival.
El retablillo de Don Cristóbal/The Farce of Don Cristobal and the Maiden Rosita Influenced by his passionate enthusiasm for the marionettes of his childhood, García Lorca combines his unique poetic lyricism and the rough folk humor of the traditional trickster in this bawdy and delicious farce in which the old, lascivious Don Cristóbal lustfully pursues […]
The Duke comes home to the Lincoln Theatre with Sophisticated Ladies, the award-winning musical revue that explores the legacy of our local jazz hero starring Broadway legend Maurice Hines.
Fiddler on the Roof, the Tony Award® winning musical that has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its universal appeal embarks on its North American Tour.
This contemporary song cycle ingeniously chronicles the five-year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up — and from break-up to meeting, depending on who’s telling the story.