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First Nighter": A Feeble "Fable," A Lively "So, This Then is Life"

David Finkle | Posted 05.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

When Chandra (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) slips happily through an upstage door to smell the trellis roses at the start of A Fable, David Van Asselt's new play at the Cherry Lane, it's the extremely naïve theater-goer who won't immediately guess that the young girl's innocent joy isn't going to last much longer.

First Nighter: Workplace Woes Scrutinized in Three Plays, One Musical

David Finkle | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Perhaps it's this reviewer's imagination, but it seems that more than the usual number of plays set in the workplace are cropping up. Take Mike Bartl...

The Best Is Yet to Come

Howard Kissel | Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

There's no more entertaining show in town than the Cy Coleman revue The Best Is Yet to Come at 59E59.