Much Ado About Nothing Urban Stages, New York
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Much Ado About Nothing

For the first few minutes of Ross Williams’ adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing – a play known for its witty repartee and rampant rumor-mongering...
The Dressmaker’s Secret, 59E59. Photo by Carol Rosegg
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The Dressmaker’s Secret

The Dressmaker’s Secret, which opened this week at 59E59 Theaters, is set in Romania in 1963. Like any notable drama, however, its themes largely tr...
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Though set in the seventeenth century, Galileo feels unsettlingly relevant, just as Brecht would have wished. It's the story of the pioneering astrono...

Good Samaritans

Good Samaritans by Richard Maxwell, currently playing at the Abrons Art Center on an uncharted corner in lower Manhattan, is set in a rehab center’s...
Life According to Saki
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Life According to Saki

The Battle of the Somme in World War I is a grim setting for a world populated by imaginary tigers, imperious princes, and reuniting lovers. This is t...
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Drunkle Vanya

Chekhov is bustin’ out all over. Aaron Posner is working on a new Three Sisters after contorting The Seagull into Stupid F**king Bird.  Christopher...
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I, Con

I, Con tells a story dealing with personal turmoil that is both unimaginable and yet all too real at the same time. Written and directed by Holly Payn...
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The Adventures of Minami

The title notwithstanding, Minami can't really have adventures; she's an android with no knowable inner states. But for that matter, Leah Nanako Winkl...