'Three Tall Women' at the John Golden Theatre: Who could ask for more?

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A great play in a superb production: what theater-lover could ask for more? Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women is currently on Broadway... Read more

'Angels in America' at the Neil Simon Theatre: A play for the ages, as good as theater gets

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All the marquee adjectives apply: Fabulous. Exhilarating. Electrifying. Angels in America is one epic play in two halves, each with three... Read more

'Good for Otto': Stellar cast, profound themes, too much going on

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After a long absence, David Rabe (Hurlyburly, Streamers, Sticks and Bones) is back. Unlike those famous, high-energy attack plays, Good for... Read more

'Mankind' at Playwrights Horizons: Tedious, offensive satire set in an all-dude future

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Robert O’Hara takes up the feminist cudgel and beats to death the title of his new play, that misogynistic synonym for humanity,... Read more

'Farinelli and the King' at the Belasco: A triumph for Mark Rylance, a major event

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This is what they mean by theater magic: the spellbinding performance of a great actor in a fairytale setting, leaving the audience besotted... Read more

'The Children' at Manhattan Theatre Company: Taut, dark, emotional drama of a generation trying to fix its mistakes

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It begins by disturbing our sense of sight, the kind of blur that makes you first clean your glasses and then wonder whether something is seriously... Read more

'Parisian Woman' with Uma Thurman: Lifeless, trashy look at power brokers in the age of Trump

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Cashing in on anti-Trump sentiment with cheap jokes, The Parisian Woman, by Beau Willimon, is toothless as political satire. As a drama about... Read more

'Describe the Night' at Atlantic Theater: Provocative, profound, engrossing

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“Describe the night,” Isaac Babel tells himself while writing in his diary. The 20th-century Russian writer, now a character... Read more