Reviews

Wicked
Kendra Kassebaum is a delightful Glinda in the national tour of the blockbuster Broadway musical.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tina Landau comes up with a new interpretation of this Shakespeare comedy for the McCarter Theatre and the Paper Mill Playhouse.
Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
Robert Cuccioli, Gay Marshall, Rodney Hicks, and Natascia Diaz in Jacques Brel... (Photo © Carol Rosseg) Jacques Brel, the writer, is not actually alive
Fragment
In this unusual new work, Kelly Cooper and Pavol Liska use ancient Greek texts to comment on the war in Iraq.
Mercy on the Doorstep
Gip Hoppe's new play is often predictable and melodramatic, but it does have moments of poignancy.
The Lord of the Rings
Peter Howe, James Loye, and Michael Therriault in The Lord of the Rings (Photo ©Manuel Harlan) What does it say about a show w
Shenandoah
Scott Bakula shines in Jeff Calhoun's revival of the 1975 Broadway hit at Ford's Theatre.
Living Room in Africa
Bathsheba Doran's play about British expatriates living in a remote African village is poignant and powerful.
Carnival
Elena Shaddow and her creepy friends in Carnival(Photo © Jerry Dalia) Theatergoers and critics who have deplored the high-handed t
Help Wanted
Josh Lefkowitz in a publicity shot for Help Wanted (Photo © Kyle Ancowitz) Spalding Gray is Josh Lefkowitz's last great hero. One