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First Nighter: Simon Stephens' Punk Rock Rocks Steady and Unsteady

David Finkle | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

All the stay-wide-awake light and sound accompanies action taking place in the not very well-provided senior-class library at a Stockport school in England's north country. There, a group of privileged students hang out when they're not scheduled for a class or when they're scheduled for a class but don't feel like going.

First Nighter: Neil LaBute's Money Shot Hits the Target

David Finkle | Posted 11.22.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

The Money Shot (title appropriated from porn-industry jargon, if you didn't already know) shouldn't be as consistently amusing as it is. LaBute get his laughs -- and he gets a carload of them -- from two embarrassingly easy targets.

First Nighter: Nancy Harris's Our New Girl Unsure of Herself

David Finkle | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

The cast members -- despite their now-you-hear-them-now-you-don't accents -- are up to their character's challenges.

Blood, Guts and Puppet Sex: 'Hand to God' Opens Off-Broadway

Suzy Evans | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

Steven Boyer, Tyrone, and Geneva Carr in Hand to God at MCC Theater. (Photo by Joan Marcus) A demon-possessed puppet takes over a Southern Sunday...

Curtis M. Wong

A Prom Queen For Queens: The Gay Appeal Of 'Carrie' The Musical

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.12.2012 | Gay Voices

Stafford Arima wants to make sure no one laughs at Carrie on prom night this year -- or when they do, it's with her rather that at her. The vetera...

How Bad Is The New Production Of 'Carrie'?

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- After what happened to Carrie White the last time she went to the prom, it's a wonder she ever returned. As for those of you in the theate...

'Carrie' The Musical Gets A Second Chance

Posted 08.04.2011 | Arts

Carrie may have another chance to be prom queen -- alright, not really -- but she may have a shot at being a successful musical. This comes as a surpr...

The Mysteries Within The Other Place

Danny Groner | Posted 05.29.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

In The Other Place, an MCC Theater production that opened this week at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, the mystery of what happened ten years earlier is superseded by more immediate questions.

It's That Time Again...

Risa Shoup | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Risa Shoup

The Fringe is upon us here in NYC. From drag queens to pregnant teens, we've got it all. And if you're like me, you're totally overwhelmed and every year you see the wrong thing.

NYC, DC, Philly and Boston: Amanda Palmer is coming to your city soon, if you believe in Art, Love, and Creativity, GO!

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

In November of 2008 a friend convinced me I should not miss seeing Amanda Palmer, who was at the time touring behind her first solo album Who Killed A...