Author Archives: carey

2012 Tony Award Nominations – Josh Young, Norm Lewis, Jeremy Jordan, Michael Cerveris and More Talk to the Press

The 2012 Tony Award Nominations were announced on Tuesday, May 1. On Wednesday, May 2nd the nominees met with the press to discuss their reactions to being nominated. Da’Vine Joy Randolph, who was nominated for Best Featured Actress in a … Continue reading

Don’t Dress for Dinner

“It’s all beige,” the woman next to me sighed when the curtain rose on the set of Don’t Dress for Dinner. Little did she know that John Lee Beatty’s set would be the least of her complaints regarding the Roundabout … Continue reading

Nice Work If You Can Get It

One of the more amusing moments of Nice Work If You Can Get It occurs when Eileen Evergreen, a rich, spoiled woman played by Jennifer Laura Thompson is relaxing in her bathtub (for what she says is the fourth hour), … Continue reading

Brendan Griffin Talks “Clybourne Park’s” Journey to Broadway

Good news for all the chatterboxes out there: there is one actor on Broadway who doesn’t mind if you’re loud in the audience. Brendan Griffin, currently making his Broadway debut in Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park, has experienced a variety of … Continue reading

The Columnist

There are few noises that sound as hopeful or as ominous as the clicking of keys on a typewriter, which makes it an appropriate noise for the opening scene of David Auburn’s historical drama The Columnist, currently in performances at … Continue reading

A Streetcar Named Desire

“I was sort of thrilled by it,” Stella says of her husband Stanley’s display of brutal strength on their wedding night. The same could be said of my response to the latest revival of A Streetcar Named Desire, currently in … Continue reading


Lines are blurred at Ghost, the synthetic video game of a musical currently in performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater. These are not the lines between life and death, but rather between theater and film. This production, with with a book … Continue reading

One Man, Two Guv’nors

Theatre-goers, you have been warned. If you have entered the Music Box Theater to see the new comedy One Man, Two Guv’nors, you are in for much more than just watching a show. You may become part of the show. … Continue reading

Clybourne Park

“It’s all right. Nothing’s broken.” That statement is spoken during Clybourne Park, currently in performances at the Walter Kerr Theater. Triumphantly arriving on Broadway after a rocky transition, Bruce Norris’ play is an uncomfortably resonant and reluctantly entertaining account of … Continue reading

The Three Sisters

Whoever said Russians are cold-hearted creatures hasn’t seen The Three Sisters. The new staging from the Maly Drama Theater of St. Petersburg, Russia, which can be seen at the Harvey Theater at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through next Saturday, … Continue reading