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Your Favorite 'Orphan Black' Star Is Heading Off Broadway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Tatiana Maslany, the star of "Orphan Black," will be finding a temporary home on an off-Broadway stage. Second Stage Theatre said T...

The 'American Psycho' Musical Of Your Nightmares Is Finally Coming To New York

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.13.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — The yuppie serial killer Patrick Bateman from "American Psycho" is about to stalk an off-Broadway stage. Second Stage Theatre said ...

Aisle View: Occupy the Sandwich Shop

Steven Suskin | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The pieces of American Hero are somewhat too jagged to fit together, but as an offering in the modestly-priced Second Stage Uptown series it provides a pleasant comic diversion on the Upper West Side.

Aisle View: Fire without Substance

Steven Suskin | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

And here we have a revival of Jon Robin Baitz' 1991 play The Substance of Fire, which introduced a decidedly promising playwright and garnered all-rou...

On Stage Kiss Helmer Rebecca Taichman

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A director's work is often tricky to review on the basis of one production -- in the case of a first work, it is often unclear what is a director's idea versus what is a stage direction in the script itself. It is also hard for people to separate actors' choices from a director's touch. But after a period of watching a director's work, you get it.

Looking for Connection: The Journey of the New Musical Nobody Loves You to Off-Broadway

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
Shoshana Greenberg

"Nobody Loves You" is probably not a phrase you want to hear, especially when kicked off a reality dating show in front of millions of people.

Are NYC Theaters Truly Like Other Regional Theaters? Debatable.

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

There has been talk throughout my career of allowing NYC theaters to get the Regional Theatre Tony. They've wanted it. I've always thought it was sort of a ridiculous, greedy desire.

'She's All That' For The Stage Crowd

Andy Propst | Posted 09.16.2012 | Home
Andy Propst

"Dogfight" asks theatergoers to trust in three hormonal jarheads who set in motion a rite of passage for themselves on the eve of their deployment to Vietnam, scouring SF to find the ugliest woman imaginable (i.e. a "dog") to bring to a dance.

Why Zach Braff's All New People Is the Defining Play of a Generation

Tristine Skyler | Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts
Tristine Skyler

What is so important about Mr. Braff's new play, now running at off-Broadway's Second Stage Theatre in New York City, is that it questions the very essence of what it is to be human.

Theater: "Driving Miss Daisy" Sputters, "Wings" Doesn't Soar

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Enough cliches in that headline for you? Here are my impressions of two revivals: one Broadway and one Off. DRIVING MISS DAISY ** out of **** Golde...