Tag: Roundabout Theatre Company

Review: Holiday Inn at Studio 54

[article as originally published in Exeunt Magazine, October 9, 2016.] Shaking the blues away at Christmas at the Holiday Inn There’s a moment deep in the first act of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical where a scene of flying tap shoes reveals the glowing, rapturous possibilities of this production—blending all manner of twee,

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review: ugly lies the bone

Ugly Lies the Bone by Lindsey Ferrentino Directed by Patricia McGregor Featuring Karron Graves, Mamie Gummer, Caitlin O’Connell, Chris Stack, Haynes Thigpen Roundabout Theatre Company, Steinberg Center for Theatre, Black Box Theatre October 13, 2015 – November 22, 2015  production site Veterans and simulations and mothers and daughters and life as it was and life as it

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review roundup: revivals range from throbbing to demure

The Winslow Boy @ Roundabout American Airlines (through December 1, 2013) Julius Caesar @ St. Ann’s Warehouse (through November 9, 2013 ) Revivals can dull the senses or send chills up your spine. Certainly the source material will establish a trajectory for each of these responses. The response alchemy will further depend upon the skills

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review: man and boy

Man and Boy by Terence Rattigan Directed by Maria Aitken Featuring Frank Langella American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street September 9, 2011 — November 27, 2011 production web site Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee November 21, 2011 Young adult son and overbearing businessman father.  World finance and youthful idealism.  Outrageous wealth and bohemian basement apartment.

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review: the people in the picture

The People in the Picture Book and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart Score by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler Directed by Leonard Foglia  Featuring Donna Murphy, Nicole Parker, Rachel Resheff Roundabout Theatre Company, Studio 54, 54 West 54th Street production web site: http://tinyurl.com/3valgls April 28, 2011 — ongoing Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee May 27, 2011 “Most of the time

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review: the importance of being earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde Directed by Brian Bedford Featuring Brian Bedford, Jayne Houdyshell, Brian Murray, Charlotte Parry, David Furr Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street production web site:  http://tinyurl.com/6dajabl January 13, 2011 — July 3, 2011 Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee May 7, 2011 My cousin visiting

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review: mrs. warren’s profession

Mrs. Warren’s Profession By George Bernard Shaw Directed by Doug Hughes Starring Cherry Jones, Sally Hawkins, Mark Harelik, Edward Hibbert Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street production web site: http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/aat/?gclid=CIXFpey_16MCFZJd5QodaUCSuw previews begin September 3, 2010, opens October 3, 2010 Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee September 29, 2010 George Bernard Shaw‘s play in

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review: tigers be still

Tigers Be Still By Kim Rosenstock Directed by Sam Gold Featuring Reed Birney, Halley Feiffer, Natasha Lyonne, John Magaro Roundabout Theatre Company, Steinberg Center Underground, 111 W 46th Street production web site: http://www.roundaboutunderground.com/ limited engagement Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee September 25, 2010 Stakes of the story appear at first to be about a roaming tiger escaped from

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review: brief encounter

Brief Encounter By Noël Coward Adapted and Directed by Emma Rice Featuring Hannah Yelland, Tristan Sturrock, Joseph Alessi, Dorothy Atkinson Kneehigh Theatre at the Roundabout Studio 54, 254 W 54th Street production web site: http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/54/ through December, 2010 Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee September 24, 2010 Adaptor/director Emma Rice has created a new assemblage out of

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event musings: sondheim and cook and the “being voice”

This past Sunday I was honored to be front row center at Studio 54 for the smashing new review / testimonial / romp / reverential comedic Sondheim fest called in fact Sondheim on Sondheim and hosted in video snippets by the man himself. Barbara Cook and Vanessa Williams and Tom Wopat shine — and I didn’t

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