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"Joe Turner's Come and Gone" is the most lyrical drama in August Wilson's monumental 10-play cycle about 20th century black life. It's also the most passionate and religious.

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone — Theater Review

"Joe Turner's Come and Gone" is the most lyrical drama in August Wilson's monumental 10-play cycle about 20th century black life. It's also the most passionate and religious.

‘You’re Welcome, America’

He has left the White House — a speck disappearing over the horizon in an official whirlybird — but George W. Bush remains fuel for satire, especially in the adroit hands of comedian and film star Will Ferrell.

Theater Review: You’re Welcome, America

He has left the White House, but George W. Bush remains fuel for satire, especially in the adroit hands of comedian and film star Will Ferrell.

‘Pal Joey’

Stockard Channing steals the new Broadway revival of "Pal Joey," the 1940 Rodgers and Hart musical noir about Chicago nightlife.

Theater Reviews

"This is a train wreck," says a character in John Patrick Shanley's "Romantic Poetry," an astoundingly misjudged attempt at a new musical. And unless the playwright wants most of Manhattan Theatre Club's audience silently nodding their heads in agreement, he would do well to cut the line.

‘The Atheist’

Campbell Scott's eyes look piercingly at the audience, and his mouth is set in a thin, cynical smile. His voice takes on a purring softness, somewhere between seductive and malicious. He's playing Augustine Early, the journalist anti-hero of Ronan Noone's new one-man play, "The Atheist," and he is giving a striking performance.

Theater Reviews

This show is a contrived and labored effort that opened Tuesday night for a limited off-Broadway run.

Theater Reviews

Campbell Scott's eyes look piercingly at the audience, and his mouth is set in a thin, cynical smile. His voice takes on a purring softness, somewhere between seductive and malicious. Scott is playing Augustine Early, the journalist anti-hero of Ronan Noone's new one-man play.

Theater Reviews

The drama won the Tony for best play in 1962, but these days the piece, while relevant, feels a bit thin. It needs more than a star turn, and it also needs deft direction and a supporting cast that lends heft to characters that are mostly one-dimensional.

Theater Reviews

Star Mandy Patinkin makes an aggressive, angry Prospero in the Classic Stage Company's vivid new production.

Theater Reviews

"Three Changes" is a mild-mannered title for the brutality that surfaces in Nicky Silver's unsettling but finally unsatisfying new play.