The Keen Company’s limpid revival of A.R. Gurney’s 1993 play makes a case for this eloquent portrait of a man who can’t change.
Author Archives: BEN BRANTLEY
This ensemble piece from the Baxter Theater Center of Cape Town traces the exhilaration and ache of group activism.
Bruce Norris’s latest play, an Colonial picaresque, reminds us that in cynical times, a swig of misanthropy can raise the spirits.
Lindsey Ferrentino’s insightful but uneven new play sends three adult siblings on a road trip to their late parents’ house.
Darian Dauchan’s one-android performance piece uses rap, dance and colored lights to find “the connection between species.”
JC Lee’s undercooked play casts the formidable Jayne Houdyshell as an eminent professor swimming in the shark pool of academia.
This divinely wrought, beautifully sung New Group production finds compassion within a very relevant satire.
After winning two Oscars, she stopped acting for decades to fight Thatcherism. Now, at 81, she’s tackling an Edward Albee classic. But she insists, “I lead a very dull life.”
Aleshea Harris’s sensational new play, at Soho Rep, sends twin sisters into a wild, wild West on a bloody mission of vengeance.
A rowdy Irish revue from the Dubin-based troupe Thisispopbaby asks the world to make love, not war, and dance, dance, dance.