Prodigal Son

  Absence makes the heart grow fonder in Prodigal Son, John Patrick Shanley’s misty-eyed memory play that is currently in performances at City Center’s Stage II. Also directed by Shanley, the autobiographical drama follows Jim Quinn (played by the gifted … Continue reading


Patina Miller: Fashion Superhero

Originally published on Broadway Style Guide View this story online Versatility has been a defining aspect of Patina Miller’s career—both onstage and on the red carpet. The Tony winner was a Broadway household name before she was cast in the … Continue reading


Her Requiem

Life is mirroring art, which is mirroring life, in Her Requiem, the ambitious new play by Greg Pierce. Directed by Kate Whoriskey in an LCT3 production at the Claire Tow Theatre, this familial drama address the thrilling excitement surrounding the … Continue reading


Beth Malone: Do Clothes Make the Woman?

Originally published on Broadway Style Guide View this story online “If I could dress myself in the perfect outfit, it would be like a pirate.” Beth Malone is being completely serious. After walking countless red carpets during the hectic theater … Continue reading


The Grand Paradise

“What’s behind those doors?” I wondered frequently throughout my trip to The Grand Paradise, a new immersive production playing in Brooklyn. Presented by Third Rail Projects and overseen by the company’s artistic directors Zach Morris, Tom Pearson and Jennine Willett, … Continue reading


Snow White

Traditional fairy tales have offered countless explorations into darker themes: sexuality, power, disempowerment, power and disempowerment through sexuality… one, especially if one is a feminist, could go on and on. And Company XIV’s presentation of Snow White, receiving its premiere … Continue reading


Noises Off

Sometimes it’s hard to pinpoint what it is that makes something great. One spice or flavor in a recipe, one color in a painting or one drop of liquor can elevate a cocktail from good to great. It’s the combination … Continue reading


Once Upon a Mattress

“A princess is a delicate thing,” sweetly sings the chorus of Once Upon a Mattress, the deliciously kooky musical in performances at the Abron Arts Center on the Lower East Side. But in this revival of the 1950s musical spoof … Continue reading


Nutcracker Rougue

New York is never at a loss for sparkling decorations during the holiday season. Brightly lit trees and adorn every street corner, and the window displays on Fifth Avenue probably keep the glitter companies in business year-round. But when seeing … Continue reading


Steve

Real life has never been quite so fascinating as it is in Steve, the new play by Mark Gerrard receiving its world-premiere production by The New Group. An unflinching look at 21st century domestic life, this comedy is moving, heartwarming … Continue reading