Tag Archives: Non-Musical


Theater is often praised for its ability to portray real people in real situations. Good performances are generally regarded as ones that are honest and authentic. However, I am happy to report that there is one person on Broadway right … Continue reading

My Children! My Africa!

Hope has shown its audacity again in Athol Fugard’s My Children! My Africa!, currently in performances at the Signature Theater. Fugard’s 1989 tale of teenage friendship during the beginning of an apartheid by the South African playwright is a story … Continue reading

The Caretaker

“He wasn’t even listening,” a lonely man says when he realizes another has secretly slipped out the door while he was talking. This could be read as a matter-of-fact statement, but when it is spoken – rather, shouted – by … Continue reading

Don’t Dress for Dinner

“It’s all beige,” the woman next to me sighed when the curtain rose on the set of Don’t Dress for Dinner. Little did she know that John Lee Beatty’s set would be the least of her complaints regarding the Roundabout … 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

A Streetcar Named Desire

“I was sort of thrilled by it,” Stella says of her husband Stanley’s display of brutal strength on their wedding night. The same could be said of my response to the latest revival of A Streetcar Named Desire, currently in … Continue reading

One Man, Two Guv’nors

Theatre-goers, you have been warned. If you have entered the Music Box Theater to see the new comedy One Man, Two Guv’nors, you are in for much more than just watching a show. You may become part of the show. … Continue reading