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“A Doll’s House, Part 2”: funny, Nora’s back in town

An darkly funny adult comedy at the George Street Playhouse One of the great theatrical games is to imagine just what happened after Nora Helmer...

“Linger” charts the disintegration of a family

Linger is the winner of the 2018 Premiere Play Festival Premiere Stages, Kean University’s professional theatre company, is back again this summer with the world...

“Halftime With Don” is a strongly written and powerfully delivered drama

One of the perks of writing theater reviews is that on rare occasions, one is privileged to watch the birth of a powerful new...

“The Merchant of Venice” is a troubling play

Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is ranked among his comedies, though it is not as raucous as The Comedy of Errors or The Taming of the Shrew, nor...

“Pirira”: Parallel stories, converging

Go and see Pirira at Luna Stage It is rare to find a play where a familiar structure is given a unique twist which is so...

Cirque du Soleil – Toruk is over the top

With the death defying leaps, the awesome backdrops of color, the amazing artists and athletes, and the breath taking dream state the performers of...

“American Son”: An emotionally draining cautionary drama

American Son, the latest offering at the George Street Playhouse, is a searing drama torn from today’s headlines. This is the final production to be...

“The Trial of Donna Caine” examines honor and responsibility

Season opener at George Street Playhouse touches on sexism and racism  George Street Playhouse, on the Cook College campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick,...

“Tartuffe” both amuses and disappoints

Tartuffe is presented by the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Molière (born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin; 1622-1673) is considered one of the greatest French playwrights and a...

“The Lady’s Not for Burning:” you can’t see this show, but...

This past Monday evening, I bought a ticket to see Christopher Fry’s 1948-verse comedy,The Lady’s Not for Burning, at the Kirby Shakespeare Theatre at Drew University. It...