Theater of the absurd with an exquisite melding of language and movement. The direction is sharp and tight, and the actors navigate beautifully through some incredibly tricky and poetic wordplay.
Horrible Child on Saturday, Jul 10th, 2010
RE:The Horrors of Online Dating
Thank you Molotov for a sweet and charming musical about a serial killer. Jenny Donovan has the most expressive pair of eyebrows and eyes you are ever to find on stage. She and the rest of the cast acquit themselves quite well in this jolly romp.
The Horrors of Online Dating on Saturday, Jul 10th, 2010
RE:The Hunchback Variations
To the Goldberg, Diabelli, Enigma, and Zappas Gumbo Variations, we can now add 1st Stages Production of The Hunchback Variations. An absolutely brilliant performance of a wonderful play. This may well be among the best 45 minutes of your life.
The Hunchback Variations on Sunday, Jul 11th, 2010
Wonderfully performed, splendidly written. Funny, surreal; the symbolism never interferes with the humanity.
Secret Obscenities on Monday, Jul 12th, 2010
An amazing chamber opera. Beautiful voices, wonderful music, haunting story.
Oblivion on Sunday, Jul 18th, 2010
Fantastic movement piece. Challenging, riveting, incredible use of connection with audience. Wonderful lighting effects
Elephant on Sunday, Jul 18th, 2010
Handbook for Hosts
Delightful, charming, slinky and suave. Grab your black lace gloves, your smoking jacket, and a highball and saunter over to the Studio for a cool summer treat.
Handbook for Hosts on Sunday, Jul 18th, 2010