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Theater Review (NYC): ‘the dreamer examines his pillow’ by John Patrick Shanley

The Attic Theater Company's production of John Patrick Shanley's "the dreamer examines his pillow" Pictured: Dennis Parlato and Lauren Nicole Cipoletti PHOTO: Natalie Artemyeff

In its first NYC revival since its 1986 debut, the play mingles passages of naturalistic dialogue with fanciful poetic flowerings to expose depths of passion and self-doubt. And for long swaths of the 90-minute one-act, the Attic Theater Company cast carries this difficult material off with a crazed, sparkling bravado. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Feast’ by Cory Finley at The Flea Theater

Ivan Dolido and Marlowe Holden in 'The Feast' at The Flea Theater. Photo by Bjorn Bolinder

A couple's surface sheen hides serious interpersonal, perhaps psychological problems - and Matt's bathroom is a gateway to much more than innocuous pipes and sewers. Or is it? Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Under the Greenwood Tree’ at The Flea Theater

K.C. Leiber, Kim Vogels, Dan Wilson

This musical re-imagining of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' was a very pleasant surprise for a number of reasons. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): White Hot by Tommy Smith

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This taut, anxiously intellectual drama baffles expectations and boasts marvelous performances. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): The Vandal by Hamish Linklater

The Flea presents the world premiere of a twisted and artfully entertaining comedy with a shocker of an ending. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Heresy’ by A.R. Gurney

Steve Mellor, Kathy Najimy, Reg E Cathey, & Annette O'Toole in 'Heresy' at The Flea. Photo by Hunter Canning.

A fuzzy image the near future nevertheless offers an amusing and well-played take on the state of the union. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Pants on Fire’s Metamorphoses’ Conceived and Adapted by Peter Bramley, after Ovid

Infused with modern and ancient techniques, this vivid retelling of some of the most famous Greek/Roman myths proves those myths remain not only relevant but alive. Read More »