Noah Millman

Posts tagged “New York”

Awake and Sing

Deaf West Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening is a revelation.

Posted October 29th, 2015

Yemen, Stupid Speech and the Great Hipster Migration

My head just keeps on blogging.

Posted May 14th, 2015

Love’s Triumph, Love’s Tragedy

A passionate production of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore from Red Bull Theater in New York.

Posted May 11th, 2015

Exit Ghost

Two classically haunted plays – by Shakespeare and Ibsen – are incompletely exorcised in their current productions.

Posted April 28th, 2015

Founding Bruthas

Believe the hype: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new musical, “Hamilton,” is revolutionary.

Posted March 10th, 2015

Three Questions For J. C. Chandor

Is “A Most Violent Year” a failed homage to the great New York crime and corruption films of the 1970s, or is it trying to subvert our expectations of such films?

Posted January 15th, 2015

A Man and a Woman Are One. A Man a Woman and a Sea Trout Are One.

The River seduces the audience at Circle in the Square in New York – but to what object?

Posted December 15th, 2014

Keeping It Real

Tom Stoppard’s most accessible, “realistic” play turns out to have much in common with his early, postmodern works.

Posted December 12th, 2014

What Webb and Teachout Have in Common Is More Important Than What They Don’t

They can help keep the ship pointed in the right direction even if they aren’t electorally successful.

Posted September 9th, 2014

Savage Beauty: The Maids at City Center

Cate Blanchett steals a show from her director and Mistress alike.

Posted August 13th, 2014

The Killer Inside

A meditation on original sin ideally suited to the theatre of the absurd

Posted June 21st, 2014

Play’s The Thing: Theatrical Notes For April

A whirlwind tour of three New York plays worth your attention

Posted May 2nd, 2014

Gained In Translation: A Doll’s House at BAM

A triumphant production of Ibsen’s classic play

Posted February 28th, 2014

2013: A Theatrical Year In Review

Speaking of lists: it seems especially silly to recap the year in …

Posted December 31st, 2013

A Macbeth That Believes in Witches

Ethan Hawke in a tragedy more horror story than cautionary tale.

Posted December 13th, 2013

The Great American Lesbian Musical Has Arrived: Fun Home at the Public Theater

From a comic strip memoir to the New York stage, with song.

Posted November 7th, 2013

Failing Chemistry

Why can’t we make Romeo and Juliet work?

Posted October 29th, 2013