David Hare has the uncanny knack of being able to talk out of both sides of his mouth.
The precision and sense of drama makes you almost forget this is a concert and not a fully staged production.
The musicians are terrific and there are some sweet moments, but too much is lost
The style—despite a major cast—might be best described as wooden realism
Everywhere you turn, there’s another Irish play, and each seems better than the last.
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