Bedlam's 'Peter Pan' at the Duke: A feminist fairy tale takes flight

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Bedlam is the name of the theater company that has, for the past five years, been deconstructing/reconstructing classic plays. There’s... Read more

"The Band's Visit" at the Barrymore: A joyful reinvention of the musical

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If you’ve travelled a lot in places where you can’t speak the language, you’ll understand immediately how this Egyptian Band... Read more

'Junk' at Lincoln Center: Greed and its unlikable fans

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Robert Merkin (Steven Pasquale) stands before us, the audience as surrogate shareholders, in evangelical mode: “What is wrong in America... Read more

Dated, dull, 'M. Butterfly' never gets aloft

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David Henry Hwang’s brilliant 1988 play M. Butterfly hangs on gender ambiguity, so it’s bound to seem different now than it did... Read more

'Clockwork Orange' in New York: A brutal, exciting ballet of mayhem

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Anthony Burgess’ iconic 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange concerns a dystopian society terrorized by thugs, teenage “droogs”... Read more

'Come From Away': A joyous reminder that all need not be grim

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Enough grim commentary. Enough bitter irony. Please. Enough. If you’re exhausted by the news and by the theater interpreting that... Read more

'Suitcase Under the Bed': Four pitch-perfect plays, full of humanity

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Mint Theater’s mission is to find and produce lost or forgotten plays from the past and give them new life onstage. Four lovely one-acts... Read more

'Groundhog Day': Frisky, fresh, frisky, fresh, frisky, fresh ...

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There’s something funny — and maybe even profound — about a musical comedy based on a movie based on repeat performances... Read more