A witty as well as funny musical that brought the happy house game.
It’s very satisfying to see this 1978 play revived; it still speaks to us and to the American condition
An existential, feminist play of wildly mournful keening, filled with rich Ianguage, intense questions, and rueful comedy
Deeply stirring and mournful, a remarkable accomplishment
Theatrically spectacular but without the marvelous profundity of the source novel
At first it seems to be just another mad housewife story: a church-going, cookie-baking, carpet-vacuuming middle-aged empty nester whose husband works until 11 p.m. and most weekends. But Ian August’s…
Steve Martin was once funny and smart.
A brilliant production by Half Straddle based on an FBI transcription
Toby Zinman reviews THE B-SIDE: “Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons,” A Record Album Interpretation from The Wooster Group
Toby Zinman reviews shows from the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe
A dilettante at large Toby Zinman reviews Candide by Leonard Bernstein.
Theater critic extraordinaire Toby Zinman continues her forays into other art forms with a visit to Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theatre to see two one-act operas presented by the Curtis Opera Theatre
Martha Graham Cracker (aka Dito von Reigersberg) is back in Philly for only three shows
Toby Zinman feels the Japanese rhythms of KODO drum troupe.
Visually, musically, and vocally gorgeous, this is a delectable MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.