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Taking Care of Baby

The blessing and burden that is motherhood is on display at City Center, where Taking Care of Baby, the intriguingly uncomfortable play by Dennis Kelly, is making its American debut. Presented in the style of a documentary, where a disembodied, … Continue reading


The Columnist

There are few noises that sound as hopeful or as ominous as the clicking of keys on a typewriter, which makes it an appropriate noise for the opening scene of David Auburn’s historical drama The Columnist, currently in performances at … Continue reading


Arcadia

To the outsider, science and passion don’t often co-exist in one’s mind. Sterile white lab coats and petri dishes do not align themselves with burning desires and fervent longings. But onstage at the Ethel Barrymore Theater in the revival of … Continue reading


Hamlet

“Frailty, thy name is woman” Not in this Hamlet. Irony exists on several levels in Shakespeare’s tragedy, currently in performances in the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. There’s the situational irony of the audience knowing what the characters don’t know, … Continue reading