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2006 Stories by Jorge Morales

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  • Lush Life

    published August 15, 2006

    The proscenium is not Kiki's best friend. Her fans are used to a more interactive experience—say, shielding their cocktails from her path... More >>

  • The Fringe A to Z

    published August 1, 2006

    No matter how hard you try, you won't be able to see everything there is to see at the Fringe. The 10th annual New York International Fringe ... More >>

  • Bride of Sweeney

    published July 25, 2006

    Audiences at Woodshed Collective's new staging of Blood Wedding may be forgiven for wondering whether they have walked into the wrong... More >>

  • Unstuck in Time

    published July 18, 2006

    Maybe there's a misguided TV network executive giving New York theater producers lessons in counterprogramming. Why else would the Culture Project... More >>

  • Grand Hotel

    published July 11, 2006

    "In troubled times, people turn to farce," says a program note to Room Service, and it's hard to disagree. But John Murray and Allen... More >>

  • 'Going Under'

    published June 6, 2006

    In the surprisingly flaccid s&m potboiler Going Under, Roger Rees gives a master class in how to suffer for art. The 62-year-old British... More >>

  • Ex Man: The Last Stand

    published June 6, 2006

    It's become a cliché to complain about the seething misogyny in Neil LaBute's scripts, but the truth is he's created more than his share of... More >>

  • 'The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green'

    published June 6, 2006

    If you're looking for the perfect date movie to celebrate Gay Pride, do yourself a favor: Rent some good porn and stay the hell away from Ethan... More >>

  • 'El Perro'

    published May 30, 2006

    Argentine minimalist Carlos Sorin seems to repeat the formula behind his earlier Intimate Stories, also set (in the words of Voice... More >>

  • 'Stagedoor'

    published May 16, 2006

    Finally an answer to the lingering question: What will life be like when theater geeks and show-tune queens rule the world? Let us extrapolate... More >>

  • Dungeon Masters

    published April 11, 2006

    For up-to-the-minute analysis of the quagmire in Iraq, go to the Public Theater, where David Hare updates his play Stuff Happens as events... More >>

  • Theater

    published April 4, 2006

    Loosely based on a real-life case that shook Edwardian England, Tryst follows a con man who seduces swooning young women, marries them,... More >>

  • Theater

    published March 28, 2006

    A work subtitled "a new (necessary) opera" risks falling short of the expectations it has raised for itself. While not exactly essential,... More >>

  • Hot for Teacher, and Vice Versa

    published March 21, 2006

    Wallace Shawn never got the "show, don't tell" memo, but his lyrical memoir-like monologues (The Designated Mourner, My Dinner With Andre)... More >>

  • What's My Line?

    published March 14, 2006

    Something unspeakable must have happened in the remote native villages of Points of Departure's unnamed Latin American country, because... More >>

  • 'The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch'

    published March 14, 2006

    There's no question that Busch, arguably the last living grande dame of stage and screen, is ready for his close-up—but couldn't we do... More >>

  • 'Take My Eyes'

    published March 7, 2006

    Take My Eyes Directed by Icíar Bollaín New Yorker, opens March 17 A disturbing take on domestic violence, ... More >>

  • Supersize Mean

    published March 7, 2006

    Make room for Fatboy. Meaner than Stalin, hungrier than Idi Amin, deadlier than Pol Pot, he's the grotesque composite of every despot who ever... More >>

  • 'Hate Crime'

    published March 7, 2006

    In a Dallas suburb, a homophobic preacher's son (Chad Donella) moves next door to a handsome gay couple (Seth Peterson and Brian J. Smith). Given... More >>

  • 'Home'

    published February 21, 2006

    Written, edited, and directed by Brooklyn-based film critic Matt Zoller Seitz, Home is a meandering 91-minute video of a low-key summer... More >>

  • HIV Meets S/M in a Promising Argentine Debut

    published January 31, 2006

    The year in question is 1996, Pablo Pérez's 30th, and possibly his last. A frustrated poet with HIV who survives on a halfhearted tutoring... More >>

  • 'Cowboy del Amor'

    published January 31, 2006

    Not the Hispanic remake of Brokeback Mountain starring Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna that its title would suggest, Cowboy... More >>

  • A House Divided: Series Pays Homage to Catalonia

    published January 17, 2006

    Breaking up is hard to do, but staying together for the sake of the children is no picnic either. Consider the Spanish parliament, currently... More >>

  • Head Cases

    published January 17, 2006

    Ever get the feeling your parents have been replaced by evil pod people? Vincent, the sullen teenager at the center of Justin Warner's... More >>

  • Theater

    published January 10, 2006

    It's not every day we get to see the New York premiere of a 17th-century bedroom farce, let alone one written by a Mexican nun. But then again,... More >>

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