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A Woman Is a Sometime Thing

George Heymont | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

What struck me about these two musicals was how well, despite any perceived weaknesses, each show resonated with its audience. That's such an elusive quality for a new show to display and yet it was undeniable in performance.

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.

First Nighter: Jekyll & Hyde, Orphans, Collapse Bow to Mixed Results

David Finkle | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

If someone grabbed you on the street and yelled in your face for the next two and a half hours, what would you do? Well, the cast of the Jekyll & Hyde revival at the Marquis scream until your eardrums are ready to burst.

If Chekhov Had Imagined 'Three's Company'

AP | JENNIFER FARRAR | Posted 08.22.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — If a surreal, downbeat inversion of a cheery 1970's sitcom sounds intriguing, then you and your therapist will probably want to see D...