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Off Broadway: Uncle Vanya at the Pearl Theater and Almost Home at the Acorn

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

The Pearl Theater's revival of Uncle Vanya illustrates this fine company's signature charm, and does one better, doing Anton Chekhov the good service of playing his tragicomedy for humor over gravitas.

First Nighter: 'Uncle Vanya' Misfires in More Ways Than One

David Finkle | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

During the intermission after the first uneven two acts of the Pearl Theatre Company's Uncle Vanya revival, I remarked to my astonished but extremely tolerant friend that Anton Chekhov's writing shines through no matter what is done to it.

Titillation and Tantrums: Shaw's Philanderer at the Pearl Theater

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The Pearl Theatre Company revival of George Bernard Shaw's The Philanderer had many in the audience wondering why this delightful and deliciously scandalous play is not produced more often.

Arcadia and Wittenberg: The Theater of Beautiful Minds

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Behold the brilliance of Tom Stoppard! His genius is reason enough to see the Broadway revival of Arcadia at the Barrymore, a civilizing relief ably d...