iOS app Android app

Ar Gurney

'The Wayside Motor Inn': A Drama for 10 Voices

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

The travelers who check in at The Wayside Motor Inn, A.R. Gurney's engrossing 1977 play, now in an absorbing revival at Signature Theater, are a dispa...

A New 'Old Boy' Off-Broadway

AP | By JENNIFER FARRAR | Posted 03.06.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Even with the best of intentions, sometimes offering advice to help a friend can backfire. Badly. That's the premise gradually revealed i...

Stage Door: The Old Boy, Madrid

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The ties that bind can both comfort and restrict, but we need playwright Liz Flahive to make that case convincingly. Vagueness is punishing. More like vignettes in unhappiness than a fully realized dramatic work, Madrid wastes the talents of a capable cast.

Geezus Chris: A. R. Gurney's Heresy

Bess Rowen | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Perhaps my expectations were a bit too high, but the talented folks at The Flea Theater couldn't entirely save this clever concept for a show from what struck me as unfortunately simplistic writing.

How Heretical Is 'Heresy'?

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

In his new play Heresy, at the Flea Theater, A.R. Gurney has taken aim with a modern-day parody of the biblical story of Jesus Christ, but he never quite hits the bull's-eye.

Theater Review: Not So Grand Manner

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Giltz

Sometimes, a mildly pleasant night at the theater can't quite be recommended. Such is the case, unfortunately, for A.R. Gurney's The Grand Manner.