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The Big Knife

This knife is too dull. While the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Clifford Odet’s The Big Knife has the potential for suspense and sizzle, this show is lacking substantially in both. A series of missed opportunities for tension and laughter, … Continue reading


The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures

The title is certainly representative of the play. Tony Kushner’s new drama The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures, currently playing at the Public Theater is, just like its 14-word title: lengthy. Almost … Continue reading


The Grand Manner

A gentle, poignant dose of nostalgia is in store for audiences of The Grand Manner, A. R. Gurney’s latest play, currently in performances at Lincoln Center. An examination of life in the theater and the legends made by it, The … Continue reading


Come Back, Little Sheba

Come Back, Little Sheba Lola is a Chatty Cathy. The central character of William Inge’s play Come Back, Little Sheba, this desperate housewife is a compulsive conversationalist. It is rare that she herself is not talking, and if she is … Continue reading