Boy Gets Girl – Rebecca Gilman

Boy Gets Girl shifts from what could pass for slick dialogue on an episode of Sex and the City to a modern tragedy, something like a contemporary Daphne DeMaurier creation. No question, this is a good story, both entertaining  ...

First Love – Charles L. Mee

Proposed set by Sean Martin for a production of First Love Frederick Neumann and Ruth Maleczech in the New York production of First Love Two seventy-plus-year-old ex-communists falling in love at first  ...

The Gift – Shauna Kanter

In a powerful theatrical amalgam of strong writing, sensitive and imaginative direction, dynamic ensemble acting, and an expressionistic, eerily evocative use of the human voice, Shauna Kanter's The Gift creates a dark but ultimately life-affirming vision of a terrifying  ...

Fucking A – Suzan-Lori Parks

In the fall of 1988, as part of what was called a "fringe series" dedicated to providing "an innovative alternative to mainstream theater,"a play opened in a tiny theater in downtown Brooklyn with an evocative and ambiguous title, Imperceptible  ...

Avenue Q – Jeff Whitty/Robert Lopez/Jeff Marx

Avenue Q is an unalloyed, call-all-your-friends-and-rave, delightful, joyous, enormously entertaining hit. Bring out the critic's big box of laudatory adjectives--in this show it would be a talking box perhaps called Big Box and it would sing a witty or  ...