Eric Grode


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  • 6 years ago

    Preparations for the often endearingly chaotic 56th Annual Obie Awards ran the gamut in the half-hour or so before the 2011 edition began at Webster Hall. While John Larroquette played chess on his phone in a tucked-away banquette, fellow presente...

  • 6 years ago

    Julie Taymor might have saved a lot of people a lot of money had she swung through Iceland any time recently. That’s where Gísli Örn Gardarsson Gisli and the wily Vesturport Theatre (along with London’s Lyric Hammersmith) mad...

  • 6 years ago

    Ibsen's Rosmersholm is a crazy quilt of political prescience, psychological cunning, and shaggy melodrama, a sort of Master Builder on steroids. That the Pearl Theatre is tackling this 1886 relative obscurity at all is heartening. That director El...

  • 6 years ago

    A show like Dario D'Ambrosi's Bong Bong Bong Against the Walls, Ting Ting Ting in Our Heads is essentially critic-proof. Even Addison DeWitt might feel compelled to bite his forked tongue before condemning the efforts of a world theater fixture wh...

  • 6 years ago

    Rangy and remorseless, with a shock of ginger hair, the unnamed narrator of Owen O'Neill's twisty monodrama Absolution makes the side of the angels look like a decidedly creepy place to be. A sort of Dexter of the Emerald Isle, he trains his homic...

  • 7 years ago

    Cynthia Hopkins's inner Cordelia and Goneril duke it out in song in The Truth: A Tragedy, her exploitative, riveting, meandering, and extremely odd blend of reclamation and revenge toward a man who done her (sort of) wrong: her dad. Wearing a kind...


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