Reviews

Little Ham
By David Finkle · Sep 26, 2002
The cast of Little Ham (Photo: Carol Rosegg) What saves Langston Hughes's Little Ham, as the Playbill cover identifies it, from being the virtual defi
Funny Girl
By Michael Portantiere · Sep 24, 2002
Fanny Brice returned in triumph to the New Amsterdam Theatre last night, courtesy of a gala benefit concert version of Funny Girl that was (predictably) ...
Modigliani
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Sep 24, 2002
William Abadie and Nandana Senin Modigliani (Photo: Robert Castle) "Everyone wants a Van Gogh in their parlor, but nobody wanted Van Gogh." So says one of th
Henry V
By Brooke Pierce · Sep 24, 2002
Brian Lee Huynh and Jason Crowl in Henry V (Photo: Gerry Goodstein) It's not unusual for modern productions to clothe Shakespeare's soldiers in modern milita
Hapgood
By Joel Dossi · Sep 24, 2002
Charity Jones is Hapgood (Photo: Ann Marsden) "I don't understand this mania for surprises," says a Russian scientist about
Kiss Me, Kate
By Michael Portantiere · Sep 20, 2002
Tony Lawson and Judy McLanein Kiss Me, Kate(Photo: John Vecchiolla) There's nothing wrong with the Westchester Broadway Theatre's basically fine production of ...
Anthems: Culture Clash in the District
By Michael J. Bandler · Sep 20, 2002
Richard Montoya as The Writerin Anthems(Photo: Scott Suchman) There's a panda out there. At least we think it's Tian Tian -- or is it a panda-masked man ...
Burn This
By David Finkle · Sep 19, 2002
Pale face: Edward Norton in Burn This (Photo: Susan Johann) The role of Pale in Lanford Wilson's melancholy four-hander Burn This is one for which any
The Paradise Project
By Dan Bacalzo · Sep 19, 2002
John Kelly in The Paradise Project(Photo: James Hamilton) John Kelly is nothing if not ambitious. This talented avant-garde performer writes, designs, directs,...
Phèdre
By Jonathan Abarbanel · Sep 18, 2002
Seventeenth century French neo-classical tragedy never has been popular with English-speaking audiences. Owing to the strict structural formulae which it follows, ...