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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


The Assembled Parties

“I brought consommé!” the hostess says brightly as she enters the room. Never mind that the room is dimly lit, plagued by leaks and almost empty of people. Every course of this gourmet meal served by this hostess, in tasteful, … Continue reading


Glengarry Glen Ross

Empty words may not normally be a happy discovery on Broadway, but in the stirring revival of Glengarry Glen Ross, currently in performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater, the vacant dialogue and unfulfilled promises of salesmen are most certainly welcome, … 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


Hunting and Gathering

Hunting and Gathering Someone once said that in New York, people are always looking for a job, a significant other, or an apartment. The majority of the characters in Hunting and Gathering, a new production by Brooke Berman, are looking … Continue reading