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Aisle View: The 2015 Ten Best List
What more need be said? It is, yes, as good as you've heard. What a shame that the ticket situation will keep it out of the reach of the general theatergoing public for another year or three.
Interview: Annie Baker (Part 2)
Rehearsing my plays is a really different experience, for actors, than most plays. I think it was the actor Matt Maher, of The Flick, who said something like "it's like playing in a very small sandbox, but in that you have a lot of freedom."
Interview: Annie Baker (Part 1)
"You really have to look at the whole picture and see whose story is being told, in terms of geography, gender, class, race. I also think a big problem is not doing work that's experimental enough."
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'The Flick' And Other Off Broadway Shows To See This Month
This is for everyone who has lost the Today Tix "Fun Home" lottery multiple times.
Aisle View: Popcorn in the Aisles
Annie Baker, in
, has drawn three disparate loners in dead-end menial jobs; engaged them in often aimless-seeming banter, as opposed to meaningful discussion; and keeps them at it for three-plus long hours.
First Nighter: "The Designated Mourner" Still Wallace Shawn's Masterpiece, Only More So
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On the Culture Front: Ben Howard, Punch Brothers, Belleville, The Flick and more
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It's been a packed month of culture. I finally made it down to the Barclays Center for Mumford and Sons, and the weekend before I caught one of my favorite bluegrass-based acts, The Punch Brothers.
Hit the Wall
Lets Down Stonewall
the new drama
is by a talented playwright. Both pieces have their flaws. But both artists have created vivid characters we want to spend time with.
First Nighter: Annie Baker's
Delves Deep Into Lasting Silver-screen Effects
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Is there anything wrong with
? I've wracked my brain to see if anything is, and I've come up with one glaring lapse: There's no broken seat.
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