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LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

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The structure of LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT is a key to its content. A threnody of dependence and addiction that begins at the breakfast table and ends long after last call, Eugene O’Neill’s posthumously produced masterpiece (now on the boards at The Wallis) runs the clock through a familial tale of dashed hopes, loss, […]

ALEX ALMARAZ AT REDCAT

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In A TATTOOED MAN—Alex Almaraz’s autobiographical piece recently seen at Highways and returning to the stage this weekend at Redcat—his “choreographic choices reveal a deeply emotional story; his style of movement convey intense vulnerability. With repetitive shaking and swaying motifs, as well as combating gestures conjuring simultaneous pride and desperation, A TATTOOED MAN is nuanced and […]

RED SPEEDO

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Lucas Hnath is a remarkable young playwright whose last two works produced in Los Angeles—The Christians, at the Taper in 2015, and RED SPEEDO, now at The Road in a production directed by Joe Banno—present protagonists clashing with the institutions they’ve devoted their lives to. Pastor Paul in The Christians questions the existence of hell as a post-mortem destination, and […]

GLENDA JACKSON AT MIDNIGHT

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The cast of Broadway’s THE BOYS IN THE BAND – Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver, Robin de Jesús, Brian Hutchison, Michael Benjamin Washington, and Tuc Watkins – is hosting a special late-night performance of Edward Albee’s THREE TALL WOMEN (starring Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill) to benefit The Actors Fund. […]

JOHNATAN REZENDE

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The dancer, actor, and performance artist Johnatan Rezende creates al fresco interventions in his northeast Brasil district of Sergipe. How he will adapt his work to a loft in downtown Manhattan? Join the artist at WeisAcres this weekend to find out. Also on the bill: a solo dance by Marc Crousillat, and a movement piece by Stuart Shugg.   JOHNATAN REZENDE, […]

BELLEVILLE

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“We can talk about the ways in which America as a country functions as a predator – meaning that the engine of America preys on everyone, and it is only selective in the type of bloodsucking that it does.” – Alicia Garza* Is Amy Herzog’s BELLEVILLE – in which a young married couple (played by […]

BOWIE’S LAZARUS IN CONCERT

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“For the first time and for one night only, the theatrical premiere of the film LAZARUS – shot during the London theatrical production – will be soundtracked live by the actual band who brought the show to life in New York, including the four songs written specifically for LAZARUS: the title cut, and ‘No Plan,’ ‘Killing a Little […]