Author archive: cboynton

July 2018 Summer Offerings

What happened to the “summer lull”? New York theatres keep generating exciting, edgy, and entertaining work.   Carmen Jones at the Classic Stage Company If only Oscar Hammerstein were alive today to see the Classic Stage Company’s thrilling revival of his Carmen Jones! Like the rest of us, he’d marvel at the red-hot passion packed…

Five by Ferber

Five by Ferber

New Jersey Repertory’s Five by Ferber Five One-Act Plays adapted from Edna Ferber’s Short Stories Every Other Thursday (book, music, lyric) by Sheilah Rae & Debra Barsha That’s Marriage by Marisa Smith The Sudden Sixties by D.W. Gregory Mother Knows Best by Julie Gilbert You’re Not the Type by Julie Weinberg

“June in Bloom, 2018”

Compelling new works, arresting foreign imports, moving revivals– New York theatre in June is blooming. Operation Crucible The tragic impact of World War II on the English home front has provided endless material for compelling plays and films – from David Hare’s Plenty to John Boorman’s Hope and Glory to the TV series Foyle’s War…

Playwrights Teach Playwriting 2

Playwrights Teach Playwriting 2

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May’s Bounty 2018

The month of May offers an impressive range of offerings – including new work, unusual foreign imports, and stellar revivals. A Brief History of Women at 59e59 Theaters Now celebrating his sixth decade in the theatre, Alan Ayckbourn, the crowned King of British comedy, shows no sign of slowing down. His latest comedy of manners…

On the Aisle with Larry

Lawrence Harbison, our very own critic, brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in New York. In this column, Larry reports on MEAN GIRLS, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, CAROUSEL, THREE TALL WOMEN, TRAVESTIES, SAINT JOAN, MLIMA’S TALE and A BRIEF HISTORY OF WOMEN. I wasn’t sure what to expect…

From Courts to Dungeons – Classical Monologues for Men and Women by Martin Jago

From Courts to Dungeons – Classical Monologues for Men and Women by Martin Jago

Our Newest Title – Available Now From Courts to Dungeons, Classical Monologues for Men and Women by Martin Jago  “This is an incredible collection.  The next time you’re looking for a classical monologue, you need look no further than this book.  I can’t wait to see the next edition because this kind of treasure trove…

April Showers 2018

True to the saying, April brings forth a shower of new shows – featuring rousing revivals, musicals, imports, and new plays. Angels in America on Broadway Until now, I couldn’t imagine an interpretation of Angels in America as thrilling as the original 1993 Broadway production or the 2003 HBO miniseries. Yet, Marianne Elliott’s marvelous stage…

On the Aisle with Larry – Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana Festival

Lawrence Harbison, our very own critic, usually brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in New York; but in this column, Larry reports on the 2018 Humana Festival. Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival is always one of the high points of my year.  I have missed only two festivals since…

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