Reviews

Rapt
By Meredith Lee · Dec 20, 2002
Lisa Barnes and Bill Tobes in Rapt (Photo: Nancy Opitz) When a play opens with a man and a woman in a bedroom discussing a night of pa
Dinner at Eight
By David Finkle · Dec 19, 2002
Christine Ebersole in Dinner at Eight(Photo: © Joan Marcus) The word "swank" has been in the language since the early 1800s, but it reached its peak in th
Porterphiles
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Dec 19, 2002
Ricky Russell, Stephen Zinnato,and Lynn Halliday are Porterphiles (Photo: Carol Rosegg) Lovers of the Great American Songbo
The Mercy Seat
By David Finkle · Dec 18, 2002
Sigourney Weaver and Liev Schreiberin The Mercy Seat(Photo: © Joan Marcus) For Neil LaBute, the longest and most ferocious battle in military history is t
Tommy Tune: White Tie and Tails
By Marc Miller · Dec 18, 2002
Tommy Tune dons White Tie and Tails(Photo: Howard Schatz) Katharine Hepburn, once asked to define the onscreen appeal of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, came ...
Gone Home
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Dec 17, 2002
Kellie Overbey, Josh Hamilton, andChelsea Altman in Gone Home (Photo: Joan Marcus) Not content to bore us with Gone Home, playwright John Corwin goes o
Scotch and Water
By Meredith Lee · Dec 16, 2002
The cast of Scotch and Water When a man storms into a bar with a gun, a drink is the only way to calm him down. Or so we are led to ...
Imaginary Friends
By Marc Miller · Dec 12, 2002
Cherry Jones and Swoosie Kurtz play bitter enemies in Imaginary Friends (Photo: © Joan Marcus) Enter smoking. The first image in Nora Ephron's Imagin
Adult Entertainment
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Dec 11, 2002
Danny Aiello and Jeannie Berlin in Adult Entertainment(Photo © Nancy Ellison) Think of the possibilities: The writer is Elaine May
Medea
By David Finkle · Dec 11, 2002
[Editor's Note: David Finkle reviewed the Abbey Theatre's Medea for TheaterMania when the production played at the Brooklyn Academy of Music earlier this fall. Now that the