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Homecoming, Humor and Hasan: Minhaj à HA!

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 10.28.2015 | Comedy
Randee Mia Berman

There's Glass Menage-erie. There's Nicky Minaj. There's ménage à trois. And then there's Hasan Minhaj. Think Deepak Chopra meets Chris Rock. Spiritual meets comical. Gandhi meets Woody. He's nimble yet noble, profound yet playful, a rebel with reverence.

A Long Life in the Cherry Lane Theatre

Leigh Flayton | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts
Leigh Flayton

In 1962, when Estelle Parsons made her Cherry Lane Theatre debut in Mrs. Dally Has a Lover, a strip club was in business next door, and the thump-thump-thumping of music could be heard through the thin, shared wall during performances. On the evening of Oct. 6, 2014 -- and on that same stage -- Parsons enjoyed recounting this and other morsels.

First Nighter: Lucy Thurber's Five Hill Town Plays Progress From Must-See to Less-Need-to-See

David Finkle | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

There's nothing wrong in presenting a cycle about a character progressing from damaging childhood to escape from psychological entrapment adulthood. Indeed, it's a great idea. But the over-and-again Hill Town Plays are clearly not the way to do it.

Theater: Village -- A Lucy Thurber Extravaganza

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Three of your shows happening off-Broadway in one season. Well, right now, Lucy Thurber has five of her shows playing simultaneously at five different West Village theaters. Pretty cool, right?

The Factions of Fiction: Megan Hart's This is Fiction

Bess Rowen | Posted 08.21.2012 | Home
Bess Rowen

Inviolet Rep's production of Megan Hart's new show This is Fiction is a perfect example of how one unusual day in the lives of regular characters can be fascinating.

Good Fortune for Off-Broadway's Manipulation

Brendan McMahon | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts
Brendan McMahon

The newest developments in the run of Manipulation at the Cherry Lane Theatre include a magnificent performance by one of our talented understudies, a...

Big Budget Broadway Bullied Cherry Lane Theater To Close

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Times is reporting that Greenwich Village is losing another longtime institution, the Cherry Lane Theater. The building at 38 Commerce St...

The Lady With All The Answers: Ann Landers Subject Of Off-Broadway Play

AP | JENNIFER FARRAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Being "The Lady With All the Answers" was an enjoyable yet serious responsibility for Ann Landers. It's also the title of a one-woma...