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Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): ‘My Perfect Mind’ with Edward Petherbridge

Paul Hunter, Edward Petherbridge, Brits Off Broadway, 59E59th Theaters

The mind is mystery's plaything. The illustrious actor Edward Petherbridge has achieved the apex of his career with an engagement to act the title role of 'King Lear,' and when happens to stop him in his tracks, he cannot be counted out. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): ‘In My Father’s Words’ by Justin Young

Angus Peter Campbell, Garry Collins, IN MY FATHER'S WORDS, Brits Off Broadway, 59E59 Theaters

Lou is called to the police station to pick up his father who was wandering and lost. It is the first time he's seen him in 15 years for they are estranged. Unable to get Don placed in a nursing home, he is forced to take what appears to be an unqualified caretaker to care for Don while Lou is working. Turns out he couldn't have chosen better for she knows Gaelic and recognizes when his father is saying long lost words he had forgotten. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): Simon Callow in ‘Tuesdays at Tesco’s’ by Emmanuel Darley

Simon Callow in TUESDAYS AT TESCO’S, part of Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters. Photo by Carol Rosegg

Simon Callow's extravagant, finely polished, emotionally and comically transcendent performance is in New York until June 7. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Blink’ by Phil Porter

L to R: Thomas Pickles and Lizzy Watts in Phil Porter's 'Blink,' part of Brits Off Broadway, at 59E59 Theaters. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

A unique, wacky love reveals an essence that defies description. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Time of My Life’ by Alan Ayckbourn

L to R: Rachel Caffrey and James Powell in Alan Ayckbourn's Time of My Life, part of Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters. Photo by Andrew Higgins.

The Stratton family meets at their favorite restaurant to celebrate mom Laura's birthday party. Little do they expect that after the celebration their lives will be very different. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Farcicals’ by Alan Ayckbourn

L to R: Sarah Stanley, Kim Wall, Bill Champion, Elizabeth Boag in Farcicals. Photo by Andrew Higgins.

Infidelity, food fights, cat fights, neighborly barbecues and brawls punctuate this comical world premiere. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Arrivals & Departures’ by Alan Ayckbourn

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A profound, tragicomic look at memory and how it impacts the present if unresolved conflicts are allowed to fester. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ by Alan Ayckbourn

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In Ayckbourn's 75th play, mild-mannered Martin marshals his neighbors into an increasingly strident and fascistic neighborhood watchdog group. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Haunted’ by Edna O’Brien, Starring Brenda Blethyn

A triple character study as well as something of a psychological thriller, Haunted with its bang-up cast is a doozy—and a delight. Read More »