Reviews

The Color Purple
The new musical based on Alice Walker's Pulitizer Prize-winning novel is powerful and poignant.
Starving
The world premiere of S.M. Shephard-Massat's play creates a vivid atmosphere, but ultimately tells more than it shows.
Super Vision
Rizwan Mirza in Super Vision Before Super Vision begins, one of its characters delivers a curtain speech, but not the now-...
Miss Witherspoon
Kristine Nielsen is dead-on hilarious in Christopher Durang's comedy about reincarnation.
The Gentleman Dancing-Master
Bradford Cover and Marsha Stephanie Blake in The Gentleman Dancing-Master (Photo © Matthew Shane Coleman) Restoration playwright
September Shoes
The Denver Center Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of this play by José Cruz Gonzalez.
The Drowsy Chaperone
Sutton Foster stars in this simply delightful, light-as-air new musical at the Ahmanson.
Seascape
Edward Albee's 1975 play covers familiar ground -- not counting the lizards -- but the actors in the new Broadway production are delightful.
Mr. Marmalade
Noah Haidle's dark comedy has a terrific premise and some hilarious moments but doesn't quite fulfill its potential.
Safe in Hell
Erik Lochtefeld and Adam Dannheiser in Safe in Hell (Photo © Joan Marcus) Amy Freed gets a kick from scrutinizing the historic past. In the critically