Monday, September 9, 2013

Claudia La Rocco looks at The Tempest - the inaugural Public Works production at the Delacorte

Claudia La Rocco is over the moon about The Tempest:
"Ms. deBessonet, her collaborators and her cast of more than 200 New Yorkers have created a stirring, delightful “Tempest,” one that feels more vibrantly alive than many of the turgid, star-studded blockbusters floating around out there. This was a love letter — to Shakespeare, certainly, but really to the city of New York."

You can read her glowing review: HERE

Isherwood on stop. reset. @ Signature

Charles Isherwood isn't excited about stop. reset.

"as Ms. Taylor’s drama whirls by in a confusing blur, it’s difficult to salvage much enlightenment — or entertainment — from its obscurities"

You can read his full review: HERE.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Ben Brantley emraces Radiohole's INFLATABLE FRANKENSTEIN

Without saying anything very quotable, Inflatable Frankenstein becomes one of Brantley's Critics' Picks:
"'Inflatable Frankenstein,' a co-production of Performance Space 122 and the Kitchen, is one of the opening productions in a month replete with theater work that aims to stake out (or make up) new artistic frontiers. ... And it’s hard to think of a more fitting prologue to the weeks of innovation and mayhem ahead."
Read the full review: HERE

And take a look at some gorgeous images in the Slideshow: HERE

Thursday, January 3, 2013

David Rooney has few issues with PATTI ISSUES

Says Rooney:
Directed by Aaron Monk, the show is a tight hourlong monologue that pairs a well-honed script with an engagingly spontaneous delivery and a nose for sharp, observational comedy.
Read the full review: HERE

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Claudia LaRocco loves THERE THERE

LaRocco writes:
"I can’t think of a better way to start the theatergoing year than with this language-drenched, resonant knockout, part of the Coil festival, organized by Performance Space 122, which commissioned the show with the Chocolate Factory."

Read the full review: HERE