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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 Lady from Dubuque

“Death be not proud,” Cynthia Nixon pleads on West 47th Street in the stunning production of Wit at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater. Well, Nixon clearly has not been informed that Death is being played by Jane Alexander in The … Continue reading

Happy Now?

Happy Now? Can a woman really have it all? The answer, according to Lucinda Coxon’s play Happy Now? in performances at the 59E59 Theaters, is a resounding “no.” Coxon’s play, which centers around a middle-aged working mother named Kitty (Mary … Continue reading