Everyone connected with Therese Raquin seems to know what a powerhouse it is as a portrait of 19th-century middle-class French malaise. It's a shame that Cabnet hasn't quite propelled that past the footlights.
In her Broadway debut, Keira Knightley brilliantly embodies this tormented monster -- the titular protagonist/antagonist of Thérèse Raquin. She fumes, and rages, and withdraws, and you can watch her psychological evolution from stifled wife to impassioned mistress to haunted murderer.
Judith Light feels right at home in New York. After spending so many years in California, she says she missed the life-blood and energy of the city. With a full schedule, she gets up with the rising sun and doesn't stop.
The Assembled Parties is one of the few original plays to debut on Broadway this season -- and it's a winner. Opening in a grand Upper West Side apartment populated by assimilated Jews, it addresses searing issues of family, class and culture.
Since being established, Jeffrey Fashion Cares has raised more than $11 dollars for its beneficiaries, with 90 percent of every dollar donated to the fight discrimination, support LGBT youth, provide life-saving services and education.