Tag: Peter Jay Sharp Theater

Son to Forgive His Betraying Mother? Ask “The Treasurer”

[article as originally published in The Clyde Fitch Report, September 27, 2017.] What happens to a 13-year-old boy when his mother leaves the family for another life? “She left and poof, there went our family,” says our narrator, called Son (Peter Friedman), the abandoned adolescent now a middle-aged man. In a theatrical musing on mortality and the limits of

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review: the bad and the better

The Bad and The Better by Derek Ahonen Directed by Daniel Aukin Featuring a cast of thousands (actually 26) The Amoralists at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street June 19, 2012 — July 21, 2012 production web site Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee June 18, 2012 “I don’t want chaos.  I just want

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review: the big meal

The Big Meal by Dan LeFranc Directed by Sam Gold Featuring Anita Gillette, Tom Bloom, Jennifer Mudge Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street March 21, 2012 — April 22, 2012 There are nine terrific performers and a multitude of characters to applaud in Dan LeFranc‘s The Big Meal, now playing its New York

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review: how the world began

How The World Began by Catherine Trieschmann Directed by Daniella Topol Featuring Heidi Schreck, Adam LeFevre, Justin Kruger Women’s Project + South Coast Repertory Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street January 5, 2012 — January 29, 2012 production web site Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee January 4, 2012 I have read and seen

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review: after the revolution

After the Revolution By Amy Herzog Directed by Carolyn Cantor Featuring David Margulies, Lois Smith, Mare Winningham Playwrights Horizons, Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street production web site October 21, 2010 — November 28, 2010 Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee November 3, 2010 Joseph Cornell box set, framed by natural warmly aged wood, mementoes in

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