Reviews

Lucrece
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · May 22, 2000
The rape of Lucrece is a true crime story, circa 500 B.C. It has been passed down through history primarily because the ravishment of Lucrece and her subsequent suicide brought do
The Laramie Project
By Andy Buck · May 19, 2000
Kelli Simpkins (center) and castin The Laramie Project(Photo by Joan Marcus) The actors sit in rows on plain wooden chairs, staring out blankly at the ...
When They Speak of Rita
By Melissa Rose Bernardo · May 18, 2000
Hallie Foote and Ebon Moss-Bachrachin When They Speak of Rita Days after seeing Daisy B. Foote's somber, quietly affecting When They Speak of Rita at ...
Hypatia
By Jack Savage · May 18, 2000
From Hypatia While Mac Wellman's Hypatia is a triumph of small stage design and multimedia innovation, its script is frustratingly vague, underdeveloped,
Lydie Breeze
By David Finkle · May 17, 2000
Elizabeth Marvel inLydie Breeze Some years ago, John Guare was included in the first group of New Yorkers declared "Living Landmarks." People who know him or ...
The Real Thing
By David Finkle · May 16, 2000
Stephen Dillane and Jennifer Ehlein The Real Thing Playwright Tom Stoppard has been getting a bum rap over the years. The conventional wisdom is that Stoppard ...
Joan of Arkansas
By Michael Bettencourt · May 16, 2000
Ryan Landy as Joan What would you call a musical production that has buckets of "finger-f**kin' fierce" fried chicken being handed around the audience, a score that ...
All's Well That Ends Well
By Jonathan Abarbanel · May 16, 2000
Shakespeare's comedy gone somber prompts Jonathan Abarbanel into a serious musing about the Bard.
Long Day's Journey Into Night
By Adam Langer · May 16, 2000
John Mahoney inLong Day's Journeyinto Night The most ironic aspect of the earnest, generally solid, yet ultimately wearying revival of Eugene O'Neill's Long Da
Das Barbecu
By Iris Fanger · May 16, 2000
Wagner turns Texan in New Rep's musical production. Iris Fanger goes for the gun-totin' Gesamtkunstwerk.