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Cyrano de Bergerac

This Cyrano de Bergerac is a “rare being,” indeed. The latest revival of Edmond Rostand’s 1897 play, currently in performances at the American Airlines Theater and starring the force of nature Douglas Hodge in the titular role, is a fresh … Continue reading


Finding heroes in unlikely figures is nothing new to drama but I doubt there has ever been a hero like Johnny “Rooster” Byron before. Eccentric to the extreme and a truly mysterious, captivating personality as played by Mark Rylance, Johnny … Continue reading

Howard Katz

Howard Katz A broken man is no stranger to the stage. It is what makes the mean break, and how he does it, that makes him and his show compelling. Unfortunately, those elements are missing from Howard Katz, which is … Continue reading