The Light in the Piazza
Adam Guettel has supplied a generous number of jubilant songs for his adaptation of Elizabeth Spencer's 1960 novella.
Outward Bound
Sutton Vane's 1923 play receives a glorious revival by the Keen Company under the superb direction of Robert Kalfin.
Souls of Naples
A star performance by stage and screen actor John Turturro isn't quite enough to save Souls.
China Doll
Elizabeth Wong's play is a well-intentioned but flawed and inaccurate theatrical biography of screen siren Anna May Wong.
Lost Land
Stephen Jeffreys' play at Steppenwolf, starring John Malkovich, puts its obvious literary pedigree center stage.
Victor Bumbalo's bumpy new drama benefits from a strong cast.
The Audience
The Transport Group's nearly perfect new musical -- with a 46-strong cast -- is cheerful, funny, touching, and ultimately awe-inspiring.
The False Servant
Brian Kulick's canny mounting of Marivaux's play of greed, betrayal, and female brain-power emits its own strange verbal music.
When the Bulbul Stopped Singing
The "Brits Off Broadway" festival presents a Palestinian soap opera for credulous Westerners.
The Pillowman
Martin McDonagh's drama with mountains of laughs is the play of the year.