theater (reviews)

formal live performance reviews.

review: Sunset Boulevard

Featuring Glenn Close, Michael Xavier, Siobhan Dillon, Fred Johanson Palace Theatre 1564 Broadway Open February 9, 2017 production site The orchestra is huge and muffled, the set is fascinating and disassembled, and a dead man mannequin rises in the first moments then floats… Read More ›

Class Fades In

[article as originally published in Theater Pizzazz, February 9, 2017.] Class, culture, language, appropriation, and integrity underscore the quiet power of Tanya Saracho’s Fade produced by Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theater. A story about storytelling, a play about… Read More ›

Review: The Clearing

[article as originally published in Exeunt Magazine, October 15, 2016.] [featured image caption: A modernist gloss on Irish history. Photo: Carol Rosegg.] 59E59 THEATERS ⋄ 6TH – 23RD OCTOBER 2016 Concept trumps history, even Cromwell’s 17th-century Irish ethnic cleansing. Martha Wade… Read More ›