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First Nighter: Nathan Lane, Brian Dennehy in O'Neill's 'Iceman Cometh'

David Finkle | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Can a great play also be not entirely good? I ask this because the question kept wandering around my head as I watched and listened to--and watched and listened to and watched and listened to--Robert Falls's 2012 production of Eugene O'Neill's (classic?) The Iceman Cometh for Chicago's Goodman Theatre. It's finally reached the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Mayor Bloomberg and the A-List Celebrate the Observer @ 25

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Yes, the Observer fete had everything, including a British contingent: author Amanda Foreman served on the 2012 judging panel for the esteemed literary award, Man Booker Prize for Fiction, with Dan Stevens.

Passion Play: Hit the Wall at the Barrow Street Theater

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The summer of 1969, with Stonewall in June and Woodstock in August, represents a shift in the American ethos. These events meet in a new play Hit the Wall at the Barrow Street Theater.

Grace on Broadway: Let Us Now Pray

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.06.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

The play Grace takes stylistic liberties, showing the end at the beginning, and playing scenes in reverse, almost cinematically, so that the actor Paul Rudd walks backwards trying desperately to return to pre-cataclysmic grace.

There But for the Grace of God: Craig Wright's 'Grace'

Bess Rowen | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts
Bess Rowen

In Craig Wright's newest offering, Grace, four characters use the stage as a place where the rules of physics and nature of belief collide. After all, there but for the Grace of God go I.