3.0★ ★ ★

Land of Fire

We must keep communicating, Land of Fire playwright Mario Diament seems to insist, despite all the blood and pain, hatred and fear, on both sides of t...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Barber of Seville

My cheeks still hurt from grinning.  This Barber of Seville is giddy, witty fun throughout. Fresh as a Broadway-worthy musical comedy, it’s powe...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Who Left This Fork Here

During Daniel Fish’s interdisciplinary and complex work, Who Left This Fork Here, I was struck by the admonition given to me growing up: Don’t ove...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

La Donna Del Lago

Joyce DiDonato’s tone is rich and lustrous as Elena, the ardor-inspiring Lady of the Lake, with a depth and force equal to the emotional gales she c...
3.0★ ★ ★

C. S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce

C. S. Lewis' The Great Divorce, presented by the Fellowship for the Performing Arts at The Pearl Theatre on Theater Row, is imaginatively staged, choc...
4.0★★★★

Baby Jane Dexter: It’s Personal

Saying Baby Jane Dexter "gives a performance" misses the mark. She holds court. Equal parts Alberta Hunter and Janis Joplin yet one hundred percent ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Thérèse Raquin

Lust, murder, and terror Playbill promises this new adaptation of Emile Zola’s 1867 novel will deliver. Indeed, it’s served up with all the trimmi...
3.0★ ★ ★

Me, Myself & Rita

Last night Almog Pail brought her vision of the life of icon Rita Hayworth to Theater Row in her one-woman show Me, Myself and Rita. For fifty minutes...
3.0★ ★ ★

Wolf Red

Wolf Red is billed as an example of “Physical Theater”, a new term to me. In this case, it is non-narrative, theatrical, poetic--a full sister to ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

King Charles III

I kept thinking about the various people I know who would adore seeing “King Charles III,” the naughty, absorbing, and thrillingly well-acted new ...