Noah Millman

Posts tagged “New York”

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

Orange Is the New Rome: Julius Caesar at St. Ann’s Warehouse

A prison setting for Shakespeare’s play about power and tyranny.

Posted October 18th, 2013

A Classical Revival Downtown

The good folks at Elevator Repair Service are doing text-driven theater in …

Posted October 18th, 2013

Public Indecency: Elevator Repair Service’s Arguendo

Theater can make compelling performance even out of Supreme Court arguments.

Posted October 18th, 2013

Williams, El Memorioso: The Glass Menagerie On Broadway

A brother remembers his sister blossom in love, only to wither when it’s not meant to be.

Posted October 4th, 2013

What’s in a Name? Fetch Clay, Make Man at New York Theatre Workshop

The story of Muhammad Ali’s “phantom punch” is channeled worthily on stage.

Posted October 2nd, 2013

A Tolstoyan Treasure Off Tenth Avenue

Funnily enough, Love’s Labour’s Lost isn’t the only musical I saw in the past …

Posted August 14th, 2013