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An Enemy of the People

“It feels like a revolution!” one character exclaims passionately. “Try not to be so vocal!” another hushes him. This quote is just one of many statements made during Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People that resonated all too strongly … Continue reading


Man and Boy

The Roundabout Theater Company’s production of Man and Boy, starring Frank Langella, is eerily representative of the present-day financial crisis that currently troubles our country. Many different people, ideas and attempts at success are combined but the result is a … Continue reading


Death Takes a Holiday

A lovely scene has been staged at the Laura Pels Theater, courtesy of the Roundabout Theater. A picturesque villa filled with attractive people is onstage for your viewing pleasure. Unfortunately, viewing is the major pleasure that comes from the new … Continue reading


Mrs. Warren’s Profession

For a play about sex, this show is certainly lacking passion. The Roundabout Theater’s revival of Mrs Warren’s Profession, Bernard Shaw’s famously scandalous play about the madam of a brothel and her disapproving daughter has been revived in an unfortunately … Continue reading


When the Rain Stops Falling

Audience members take note: if you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, you may want to avoid When the Rain Stops Falling, the darkly depressive play by Andrew Bovell currently in performances at Lincoln Center’s Mitzi Newhouse Theater. A multi-generational story … Continue reading