This season’s productions of 21st Century Bluesand Party Face represent two sides of the same coin, reflecting the current state of the commercial landscape for off-Broadway plays.
Last week, I mentioned how most people judge artist’s based on their best work, while I tend to prioritize range in a more holistic approach.
Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop’s production of Dinner with Georgette is basically Tony Kushner gone wrong.
Three pieces of news were announced this week that inspired responses too long to be Twitter-length, but still not meaty enough to warrant their own pieces. Thus, enjoy this written roundup:
In an age dominated by nonprofit theatre companies taking over Broadway houses —from Roundabout’s conquest of the Sondheim to Second Stage’s brand-spanking-new ownership of the Helen Hayes — the New Group should move into the Circle in the Square (once its current tenant, Once on this Island, closes).
This week, I mix in a few more personal observations along with my usual news recaps:
This week in news: