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First Nighter: Lucy Prebble's "The Effect" Smartly Questions Scientific Experimentation

David Finkle | Posted 03.22.2017 | Arts
David Finkle

Lucy Prebble, who fiercely took on big business in the rousing Enron, is now grappling with science and scientific experimentation. She targets it in The Effect, an impressive, if not entirely convincing, production, directed fiercely by David Cromer.

First Nighter: Much Ado About Nothing, Parsifal, The Laramie Project, Powder Her Face All on Tap If Not All Tip-Top

David Finkle | Posted 04.20.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

It's hard to think that anyone simply listening to the Metropolitan Opera's new production as conducted by Daniele Gatti wouldn't be transported the instant the composer's moody prelude begins.

'The Real World' Meets 'No Exit'?

Posted 08.03.2012 | Arts

"What makes theater theater?" David Levine asked during our phone conversation. "The ritual surrounding it or the content itself?" This question is at...