Ethan Stanislawski is a freelance journalist/critic and new media specialist. He is a regular reviewer and staff writer at Prefix Magazine, and also contributes regularly to Blogcritics Magazine. His interests include theater, film, and pop music criticism (with a focus on independent and alternative rock), sports, politics, the media, the Internet and Technology industries, and general culture. Ethan maintains the blog Tynan's Anger.
This insufferable experimental work is probably better suited for the art gallery than the theater.
Distracted author Maggie Jackson is more distracted by her own predetermined opinions.
A fine existential play comes to New York, and will either baffle its audience to catharsis or bore it to sleep.
The best bar band in the world becomes one of the best bands in the world, period.
August, which concerns a failing tech stock circa 2001, is equally bankrupt as a film.
James Braly's nakedly honest one-man show covers more than one side of married life.
Going from New York to Chicago and back, you could see the Chicago invasion coming a mile away.
If the critic isn't dead, his postmodern cousin is on life support.
Fighting complacency, one wisecrack at a time.
In two contrasting worlds, Stoppard's play shows how Marxist materialism became indefensible in the Soviet bloc.