Closer – Patrick Marber

If sex sells, Patrick Marber’s "Closer" should make a bundle. But this British comedy-drama of coupling and uncoupling, instant attraction and inveterate infidelity, offers more than just a voyeur’s peek inside somebody else’s bedroom. It exposes the raw  ...

Honour – Joanna Murray-Smith

There is honor among thieves, honor thy father and mother and the honor of the corps. Then there’s the sort of honor that one partner is supposed to accord the other in a relationship – and the honor due  ...

A Life – Hugh Leonard

Hugh Leonard is a prolific writer with thirty-two stage plays to his credit. A Life was first produced by the Abbey Theatre in 1979 and has had successful runs in cities around the world. The Abbey Theater has revived  ...

Big Love – Charles L. Mee

Big Love is big fun at Berkeley Rep. O.K., so it’s Aeschylus again but Charles L. Mee’s zany rehash of the ancient story of 50 brides who flee 50 grooms rather than be forced into marriage bears little  ...

Bob Dylan and Paul Simon in Concert

The first thing you see as you squeeze by the ticket booth is a guy standing outside holding a huge sign which says: "Cool," says one gray-beard to his friend in relaxed-fit jeans. "Are those bands?" We all  ...

Fosse

...Richard Maltby Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking’s tribute to the late Bob Fosse is an evening of unmitigated pleasure for fans of Broadway dance. A company of more than 30 superb dancers recreate some of the choreographer’s best known  ...

American Buffalo

Director Mark Brokaw returns to the Dublin stage with the latest in a series of high profile productions of American dramas. He has switched registers from the stately intellectual rhythms of Arthur Miller (The Price, A View From the Bridge)  ...