On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

You might be able to see forever on a clear day, but you won’t want to in this poorly conceived musical revival/re-imaging currently in performances at the St. James Theater. First seen on Broadway in 1965, On a Clear Day … Continue reading

Stick Fly

Spending a long weekend with family can be described as many ways. Frightening, inspiring, boring, exciting and predictable are just a few choice words to characterize such a situation. Stick Fly, the engrossing family drama by Lydia R. Diamond about … Continue reading

Private Lives

It is clear from Kim Cattrall’s entrance onstage in Private Lives that the audience is in for a smart, sensual treat. Striding onto a balcony clad in nothing but a fluffy white bath towel, tan, toned and smiling, we are … Continue reading


Talk is anything but cheap in Seminar, Theresa Rebeck’s new play currently in performances at the Golden Theater. Starring Alan Rickman as an acid-tongued literary professor teaching a class of aspiring novelists, Seminar explores the power of words – both … Continue reading

Venus in Fur

No actual blood is shed during a performance of Venus in Fur, the startling sex comedy written by David Ives and directed by Walter Bobbie, currently at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater. Starring the fantastic Hugh Dancy and the luminous … Continue reading

Other Desert Cities

A wonderful holiday gift has arrived on Broadway from Jon Robin Baitz, whose play Other Desert Cities has opened at the Booth Theater. After a critically-acclaimed run off-Broadway earlier in the year, Baitz’s story of a family’s secrets imploding their … Continue reading


It may already be the name of a hit film but Lost in Translation would be a fitting title for David Henry Hwang’s latest play, Chinglish, currently playing at the Longacre Theatre. A comedy exploring the difficulty of bridging modern … Continue reading


Sometimes all you need is some good news. In today’s world of economic troubles, Tea Party debates and Occupy Wall Street, a little bit of joy couldn’t do any harm. Thankfully (thank whoever or whatever you want), that joy can … Continue reading

Relatively Speaking

There is no awkward small talk at the Brooks Atkinson theater, where Relatively Speaking, a series of three one-act plays is currently in residence. Written by Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen, this trio of amusing and surprisingly moving … Continue reading

Man and Boy

The Roundabout Theater Company’s production of Man and Boy, starring Frank Langella, is eerily representative of the present-day financial crisis that currently troubles our country. Many different people, ideas and attempts at success are combined but the result is a … Continue reading