Sachi Parker is comic, fierce and chilling as an about to be evicted mother who manipulates her two adult sons in this searing dysfunctional family drama.
A shipwrecked man, a couple’s epic journey and giant grotesque figures, are featured in this festival curated by Barbara Busackino and Basil Twist.
A Doll’s House
Jessica Chastain is awesome as Nora in this modern, stripped-down and concise adaptation which is magnificently performed and has a stunning effect ending.
The Rewards of Being Frank
Triumphant Christine Pedi as Lady Bracknell and an exquisite cast enact this frothy and faithful sequel to Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.”
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Matt de Rogatis’ Brick, Courtney Henggeler’s Maggie, Alison Fraser’s Big Mama and Frederick Weller’s Big Daddy, are all entrancing in this spirited revival.
An adult brother and sister discover that their feet have become rooted to the ground in this ravishing theatrical fable; absurdism meshes with poignancy.
The Seagull/Woodstock, NY
Parker Posey as Chekov’s aging insecure actress is the chief virtue to this faithful well-mounted updating which panders to its upper crust audience.
Kissing The Floor
The Antigone myth is reset to the 1930’s Depression era U.S.A. in this challenging play about two troubled sisters and their disturbed twin half-brothers.
She’s Got Harlem on Her Mind
A captivating presentation of a trio of 1920’s-set one-act plays by the neglected Black American writer Eulalie Spence; it’s performed by a sparkling cast.
If You Love Me
Chazz Palminteri is dynamic in this staged reading of Lyle Kessler’s dark comedy presented at the Actors Studio to commemorate its 75th anniversary.