Reviews

That Damn Dykstra (the boxed set)
By Philip Hopkins · Feb 11, 2003 · New York City
Brian Dykstra in That Damn Dykstra Brian Dykstra is a talented guy. The writer/actor has penned works for stage and screens large ...
Bitter Bierce
By Philip Hopkins · Feb 11, 2003 · New York City
Stephen Mellor in Bitter Bierce (Photo: Dona Ann McAdams) Mac Wellman is a playwright obsessed with language. Is there any other kind, you might ask? 'Get
It Just Catches
By David Finkle · Feb 10, 2003 · New York City
Ann Crumb and David Ackroydin It Just Catches (Photo: Carol Rosegg) It Just Catches, Carol Hemingway's adaptation of Ernest Hemingway short stories no
The Last Sunday in June
By Philip Hopkins · Feb 10, 2003 · New York City
Johnathan McClain and Peter Smithin The Last Sunday in June(Photo: Robert Carey) Pundits often note that human existence, having been depicted countless times ...
Mark of Cain
By Philip Hopkins · Feb 8, 2003 · New York City
Vincent Sagona, Michael Evans Lopez,and Sarah Gifford in Mark of Cain (Photo: Chuck Cors) The director of Mark of Cain, Jens Boutrup, has come to us f
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
By David Finkle · Feb 7, 2003 · New York City
Charles S. Dutton and Whoopi Goldbergin Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Photo: Joan Marcus) In some ways, music is everything to Augu
Kimberly Akimbo
By Philip Hopkins · Feb 4, 2003 · New York City
Marylouise Burke in Kimberly Akimbo (Photo: © Joan Marcus) A couple of new plays per season, in rare cases a handful, receive as fine a production as Ma
Fifth of July
By David Finkle · Feb 3, 2003 · New York City
Parker Posey and Robert Sean Leonardin Fifth of July (Photo: Rahav Segev/Photopass.com) Lanford Wilson doesn't so much write characters as bring them forward
The Winter's Tale
By Matthew Murray · Jan 31, 2003 · New York City
Barbara Garrick, David Strathairn, andMichel Gill in The Winter's Tale(Photo © Dixie Sheridan) No theater is foolproof. Great theater requires all its co
Julia Sweeney: In the Family Way
By Philip Hopkins · Jan 29, 2003 · New York City
Julia Sweeney in her newone-woman show (Photo: Carol Rosegg) The magic of the 75-minute, one-woman show Julia Sweeney: In The Family Way is in the details.