1 hour ago | Theater
You may know that racism and poverty have always been in collusion. But you'll still find yourself surprised and moved by the stories of struggle collected in Howard L. Craft's incisive one-man play Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green. Di...
6 days ago | Theater
The imposing West Park Church is a surprisingly perfect spot to stage Antigone: gloomy and cavernous, like the tomb where the Greek heroine meets her end. It's also big enough to contain — just barely — the exuberant performances of Martín Santang...
7 days ago | Theater
There's always something valiant about free outdoor Shakespeare, no matter the players or the play. But an extra measure of appreciation is due to the Drilling Company, which — led by director David Marantz — presented its Bryant Park staging of R...
14 days ago | Lower East Side
Where do the lesbian characters famously portrayed by Judi Dench, Gina Gershon, and Sharon Stone all magically cohabit? In the alternate universe of Sapphic cinema icons imagined by Marga Gomez in her charmingly raunchy solo show Pound. Now playin...
14 days ago | Theater
David Crabb was a lot of things as a kid, but bad wasn't really one of them. Which is part of what makes his tell-all solo show, Bad Kid — now at the Axis Theatre, directed by Josh Matthews — so endearingly enjoyable. Not to underestimate Crabb's ...
1 month ago | Theater
Of all the backstage realities audiences should never see, technical rehearsals are probably number one: that moment, close to opening night, when lights, sound, set, and costumes first converge. "Techs" can be laborious and painful, and their dra...