Embedded – Tim Robbins

A program written like a tabloid and the sound of hard rock music blaring set the stage for the raw biting material to come. Embedded, Tim Robbins’ caustic counter-attack to the Iraq war machine, savagely bursts forth with the  ...

Henry IV – William Shakespeare

The Lincoln Center Theater has delivered a stunning Henry IV, directed by Dakin Matthews. The script merges Parts One and Two into a playable stage version with no seams showing. Hotspur (Ethan Hawke) stole the show from Prince Hal  ...

Cassandra Wilson in Concert

Cassandra Wilson continues to open up possibilities of what a jazz singer of her talent and vocal temperament can do. Her recently released CD, Glamoured,contains several tunes that you wouldn’t think could be jazz tracks. On tour for Glamoured,  ...

The Caretaker – Harold Pinter

The Roundabout Theatre Company's current production of Harold Pinter's The Caretaker could not be better in every respect. It's superbly acted, staged and set. Patrick Stewart of the wondrous voice looks too well bred to be the derelict caretaker.  ...

Dylan Thomas: Return Journey

The Poems of Dylan Thomas New Revised Edition [with CD] "Are you the man with the poems in your head?” a little girl asked Dylan Thomas once, at home in Wales. The poet, who famously drank himself to death  ...

Hamlet – William Shakespeare

Steven Berkoff’s Shakespeare’s Villains is a one-man show in which the actor takes a performative tour through the Bard’s darker characters. This piece, performed at the Dublin Theatre Festival some years ago and again earlier this year, did throw  ...

Duck – Stella Feehily

There are some forceful moments in Duck, a play about the rough life lived by teenage girls in contemporary Dublin. It begins with a literal bang, the explosion of an expensive jeep by one Catherine Lynch (Ruth Negga), nineteen  ...

The Far Side of the Moon – Robert Lepage

First performed at Le Theatre du Trident in Quebec in 2000 and touring ever since, Robert Lepage’s The Far Side of the Moon is a spellbinding piece which takes its audience on many journeys. Though there are no allusions  ...