Category: Off-Broadway

Review: Macbeth

Kenneth Branagh in Macbeth (©Stephanie Berger) It’s doubtful you’ll ever see as compelling and visceral a interpretation of Macbeth as the one being performed for much too brief a run at the Park Avenue Armory. Co-starring Kenneth Branagh and Alex… more »

Review: Kung Fu

Frances Jue and Cole Horibe in Kung Fu (©Joan Marcus) The title of David Henry Hwang’s bio-play about Bruce Lee is ironic in a way that the screen icon would surely have appreciated. It refers not only to the martial arts style for which he was re… more »

Review: Love and Information

A scene from Love and Information(©Joan Marcus) Caryl Churchill’s new play Love and Information features more than a hundred characters in some fifty short scenes ranging in length from a few seconds to several minutes, presented in rapid-fire su… more »

Review: Intimacy

Laura Esterman and Keith Randolph Smith in Intimacy (©Monique Carboni) For a play that features, among other things, masturbation, ejaculations, fellatio, anal sex, suggestions of incest and frottage—look up that last one if you need to—Thomas Bra… more »

Review: King Lear

Frank Langella in King Lear (©Richard Termine) Following in Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi’s recent footsteps in playing King Lear at BAM’s Harvey Theater, Frank Langella provides further proof that the Bard’s late classic has become an essential m… more »
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