Reviews

Tierno Bokar
Djénéba Koné, Sotigui Kouyaté, and Hélène Patarot in Tierno Bokar(Photo © Victor Pascal)
What of the Night
This tedious play about Djuna Barnes fails to capture the best qualities of the acclaimed author's work.
Constant Star
In this play at the Merrimack Theatre, Tazewell Thompson artfully blends Ida B. Wells's written words with imagined dialogue and private thoughts.
Steel Magnolias
David Finkle assesses the Broadway production of Robert Harling's warm-hearted play about sharp-tongued women.
Julius Caesar
Denzel Washington has no business acting in Shakespeare's politics-at-its-ugliest opus.
Golden Age
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's play is an imaginative romp inspired by popular comic books.
Purlie
Michael Portantiere reviews the Encores! presentation of this problematic musical based on a problematic play by Ossie Davis.
Doubt
David Finkle on Doubt, John Patrick Shanley's acclaimed play about a priest suspected of child molestation.
Radium
Bobby Abid and Nathaniel P. Claridad in Radium (Photo © Priyanka Dasgupta) Despite its title, Radium doesn't exactly light
Going to St. Ives
Lee Blessing's latest play is strong tea for the intellectually equipped.