Third Rail Projects’ latest theater piece is an ingenious combination of walking tour and voyage into the past.
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Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s elegantly staged interpretation of this tale is good-looking and well-spoken, though lacking in fatal passion.
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s ruthless comic drama about perceptions of race artfully plays the cat to an audience of white mice.
This formulaic musical of uplift, about elderly dancers, provides the pleasure of reacquaintance with Donna McKechnie and Georgia Engel.
Edward Albee’s 1962 masterwork is made over with a whole new set of party games in Kate Scelsa’s punch-drunk satire for the Elevator Repair Service.
David Byrne’s speculative play places two theories of human evolution in dialogue in a probing blend of fact and speculation.
Lauren Yee’s global-vision take on the classic underdog sports story features BD Wong as a Chinese basketball coach with a secret.
Mart Crowley’s epochal 1968 comic drama at last makes its Broadway debut, in Joe Mantello’s entertaining but disconnected production.
This labored adaptation of a James short story, starring Tony Yazbeck, features a boldface creative team that includes John Kander and Susan Stroman
This initial, mind-frisking comedy from Clubbed Thumb’s Summerworks festival is a reminder of the particular pleasures of warm-weather goofiness.