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Tracie Thoms

Theater: Some Disappointments and a Promising Young Composer -- Stephen Sondheim

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts
Michael Giltz

Lost Lake comes from the Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, so expectations are naturally high for any new work by him. Grand Concourse is from Heidi Schreck, the Obie-winning talent who also writes for TV's Nurse Jackie. Neither quickens the pulse, though each play is blessed with a fine cast.

First Nighter: David Auburn's Lost Lake Not Fully Found

David Finkle | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Logan (John Hawkes) and Veronica (Tracie Thoms) don't exactly meet cute. They meet awkward. They meet uncertain. They meet at cross-purposes. And they stay that way and don't stay that way in David Auburn's not entirely absorbing Lost Lake at Manhattan Theatre Club's City Center Stage 1.

Brennan Williams

'Stick Fly': Playing On The Perception Of America

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.17.2012 | Black Voices

Since opening on Broadway on December 8, the new play "Stick Fly," written by Lydia R. Diamond, has played to enthusiastic audiences and garnered crit...

Stage Brothers -- Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer in Stick Fly

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Stick Fly opened last week on Broadway -- produced by Alicia Keys, written by Lydia Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon -- to positively mixed reviews. I interviewed both Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer about their collaboration, the message of the play and what's next.