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Aisle View: The New Linda Lavin Play

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.20.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

A character steps out of character, just before the first act curtain of Our Mother's Brief Affair--the new Richard Greenberg comedy from the Manhattan Theatre Club--and says "for those of you who are thinking, oy vey, again with the Rosenbergs!, our apologies."

What to See on Broadway This Fall? Ask the Producers.

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Of course, the season has already crowned one giant hit, Hamilton, that will inevitably define it. But there is still much to come.

Of Good Stock: Come and Smell the Bacon

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.02.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Melissa Ross' new play, Of Good Stock, a Manhattan Theater Club production, directed by Lynne Meadow, belongs to the genre of literature that illuminates family misery as unique, and universal.

First Nighter: Melissa Ross's Of Good Stock Stacks Up, Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub Enjoy Happy Days

David Finkle | Posted 06.30.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Every so often a playwright has two plays or even more open almost simultaneously. The scheduling coincidence (?) tempts a more taut assessment of where the playwright is in his or her career.

Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner's Frozen Assets in "The Commons of Pensacola"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In Amanda Peet's fine playwriting debut for Manhattan Theater Club at City Center, "The Commons of Pensacola," Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner ...

12 Female Directors Reshaping Theater

ARTINFO | Posted 01.27.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Of the 39 productions that opened on Broadway in 2008, just three were directed by women. This season that number doubles to six. Off-Broadway, anothe...

Wit's Wit

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.29.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

A conceit, an ironic barb, wit can be searing and funny. In the case of Margaret Edson's Wit, Wit follows the journey of Vivian Bearing, a name that loosely translates to "enduring life."