Tag: Cort Theatre

He Said, He Said: “M. Butterfly” Takes Wing on Broadway

[featured image: Clive Owen and Jin Ha in M. Butterfly. Photos: Matthew Murphy.] Julie Taymor’s elegant revival of David Henry Hwang’s 1988 play M. Butterfly remains a nuanced, spare, evocative dreamwork. It tells the story of a diplomat’s illegal actions, a Chinese citizen’s pragmatic moves to survive, and it is, of course, a gender play that spoke to us in one

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review: stick fly

Stick Fly by Lydia R. Diamond Directed by Kenny Leon Featuring Condola Rashad, Tracie Thoms, Rosie Benton Cort Theatre, 238 West 48th Street December 8, 2011 — open production web site Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee November 25, 2011 [preview] & January 3, 2012 A play by a playwright I grew to know as a

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review: born yesterday

Born Yesterday By Garson Kanin Directed by Doug Hughes Featuring Jim Belushi, Robert Sean Leonard, Nina Arianda, Frank Wood Court Theatre, 138 West 48th Street production web site:  http://bornyesterdayonbroadway.com/ April 24, 2011 — ongoing Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee May 8, 2011 “This is a city of few secrets and much chat.” (Ed Devery) “A

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review: time stands still

Time Stands Still By Donald Margulies Directed by Daniel Sullivan Featuring Laura Linney, Brian D’Arcy James, Eric Bogosian, Christina Ricci Cort Theatre, 138 W 48th Street production web site: http://timestandsstillonbroadway.com/google.php January 28, 2010 — January 30, 2011 Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee January 25, 2011 “When I look through that little rectangle, time stops.” “The camera

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