Reviews

Nixon's Nixon
Russell Lees' 1995 play about an imaginary conversation between Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger retains its theatrical power.
El Conquistador!
This multi-media take on the Spanish telenovela form is creative, cute, and surprisingly astute.
Birth and After Birth
Tina Howe's absurdist take on parenting proves to be both puzzling and tiresome.
Maria Maria
A very talented cast of singers can't save this otherwise undistinguished Korean musical about Mary Magdalene.
My Fair Lady
Signature Theatre's two-piano production of the classic musical reveals certain strengths and beauties that have sometimes been obscured in the past.
Fools and Lovers
This mix-and-match one-act musical uses Shakespeare's words to very little effect.
Doubt
Cherry Jones repeats her mesmerizing, Tony-winning turn in the national tour of John Patrick Shanley's gripping drama.
A Moon for the Misbegotten
Kevin Spacey and Eve Best are stunning in Howard Davies' possibly Broadway-bound production of Eugene O'Neill's classic drama.
Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!
The famed ventriloquist proves he's no dummy by putting on an extremely entertaining and sometimes tearfully poignant show.
subUrbia
Second Stage offers an updated version of Eric Bogosian's portrait of disaffected youth, with a terrific ensemble cast and solid direction by Jo Bonney.