Noah Millman

Posts tagged “theatre”

Human, Not Alien To Me: A Brechtian Trio at Stratford

Three plays that make use of Brecht’s alienation effect – but two of them are by Shakespeare.

Posted September 18th, 2014

Dream Country

A radical reimagining of Shakespeare’s comedy via Bergman and Jung.

Posted September 16th, 2014

Awake the Pert and Nimble Spirit of Mirth

A Midsummer Night’s Dream staged as a gay wedding at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

Posted September 11th, 2014

Dancing on the Sand

Aladdin on Broadway

Posted September 11th, 2014

Savage Beauty: The Maids at City Center

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

Posted August 13th, 2014

All Bad Poetry Is Sincere: Man of La Mancha at the Stratford Festival

The musical adaptation of Don Quixote is far from the spirit of the original.

Posted July 1st, 2014

Antic Hay: Noël Coward’s Hay Fever at the Stratford Festival of Canada

The production echoes Seinfeld (and not always in a good way).

Posted June 30th, 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

G&S Under The Big Top

A mad genius finds a home in Gilbert and Sullivan.

Posted December 6th, 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

Hard Landing

I’m not entirely sure how to feel about The Landing, the new musical …

Posted November 1st, 2013

An Unsentimental Education: Our Town at the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey

Amazingly enough, until this past Sunday I’d never actually seen a production …

Posted October 30th, 2013

Failing Chemistry

Why can’t we make Romeo and Juliet work?

Posted October 29th, 2013