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If you take the LIRR (the reverse commute,) you can easily identify with Aaron Port (Josh Radnor) who travels to Levittown each week to teach an adult ed class on creative writing. If you’ve … more
Is there really such a thing as deja vu? What if you had to relive one day over and over again forever? That’s the plight of Phil Connors, a sarcastic urban … more
Some of my favorite theater moments have been when things went wrong onstage, but the actors never skipped a beat. There was the picture that fell off the wall and the actor who noted, … more
Perseus Jackson is a demi-god, half-mortal, half-god, but he doesn’t know it. When he finally learns his true parentage, born to a mortal mother (Carrie Compere) and … more
Sometimes it only takes two performers to send a powerful message. Set some time in the future, Building The Wall presents a dire warning about the future of the … more
Lynn Nottage was prescient when she began work in 2011 interviewing residents in Reading, Pennsylvania, where there was 40 percent unemployment. Her interviews led to her Pulitzer-prize winning play, … more
The door closing was a “shot heard round the world.” Audiences were shocked as Nora Helmer leaves her husband and children in Ibsen’s classic, A Doll’s House … more
Review by Elyse TreversMovie stars have several chances to get a scene right, to perfect the dialogue and to work through the moves. This is not true in live theater. So when our favorite movie stars … more
Doesn’t this show feel familiar? Haven’t we seen this before? Well, actually not officially, but A Bronx Tale, which recently opened at The Longacre Theater, bears an awful lot of … more
Billy Joel? Rolling Stones? Metallica? It felt like a typical rock concert with the audience up on its feet cheering wildly. The only thing missing was cigarette lighters and cell-phone lights waving … more
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