This muddled 1960’s television talk show social justice fantasia is energized by Stan Buturla’s majestic performance as the network’s patrician owner.
Month: October 2022
Walking With Ghosts
Gabriel Byrne’s transporting solo show chronicles his journey from Irish poverty with physical and sexual abuse to the salvation of getting into the theater.
Chekhov’s First Play
An Irish theatre troupe’s hilarious, poignant and beguiling meta deconstruction; the audience wears headsets to hear the director’s droll commentary.
Corey Hawkins and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II are dazzling as two brothers on the skids in this searing revival of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.
Fun and Games
Surprises abound in this smart comedy thriller dealing with a married couple’s off beat gameplaying; it’s deliciously performed and impeccably staged.
Chicago: The Play
The 1926 source material of the Bob Fosse musical gets a spirited revival by a troupe whose age 50+ members perform their quaint roles with gusto.
Douglas McGrath recounts his harrowing experiences at 14, with a female middle school teacher in his solo play which is deftly directed by John Lithgow.
This exuberant revival of the classic 1969 political musical is performed by a terrific non-traditional ensemble who realize the show’s enduring appeal.
Law office intrigue ensues after a female partner and a male associate’s affair is discovered in this wickedly funny and wonderfully performed comedy.
Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge
The historic 1965 English university race in America debate between two cultural titans is recreated in this theatrical curio thru its sharp performances.