Author archive: cboynton

On the Aisle with Larry – January 5, 2018

Lawrence Harbison, our very own critic, brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in the New York theatre scene. In this column, Larry reports on Cross that River, Hundred Days, Sprongebob Squarepants, Once on this Island, Red Roses Green Gold, Junk, The Parisian Woman, Farinelli and the King and Pride and…

Deck the Halls in December

Four new productions of striking form and colorful content deck the December stages. A Room in India at the Park Armory A French company is traveling the world, seeking to create relevant political theatre.   They find themselves stranded in India where their artistic director has had a breakdown (he’s climbed to the top of a…

New P-PIP Program – Playwright’s PIP

New P-PIP Program – Playwright’s PIP

Introducing the Playwrights PIP.   Special offer good until March 31, 2018.

Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

THREE NEW TITLES COMING IN JANUARY! STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION.  

November Notables

Compelling new works on a colorful spectrum of topics filled the November stages in New York. Junk at Lincoln Center Theatre “This is a story of kings, or what passes for kings these days…” So goes the opening line of Junk, Ayad Akhtar’s riveting morality tale of money, greed and American values in the 1980s….

October Offerings

This month, New York stages offer a wide range of dramatic experiences – from emotional catharsis to a Halloween-style fright to a Shakespearean romp. Tiny Beautiful Things at the Public Theatre Bring Kleenex – and prepare yourself for a turbulent ride. “Sugar” is back at the Public Theatre, giving advice to those in personal crisis….

Moliere’s Don Juan, translated & adapted by Stephen Wadsworth

Moliere’s Don Juan, translated & adapted by Stephen Wadsworth

This book invites the reader to consider the history of Moliere’s much-censored and oft-bowdlerized play “Don Juan,” and to imagine, through this version of its text, its original fire. Moliere’s wildly controversial script enjoyed exactly one performance before the censors and lobbyists started pulling it apart. This version supposes what could or might have been…

2017 Theatre Brut Festival Anthology

2017 Theatre Brut Festival Anthology

A Collection of 28 Short Plays A Few Good PB&Js (Kehoe) After You (Blessing) Australia s Oldest Woman (Carroll) Barroom Sonata (Canfora) Blood Sausage (Biguenet) Braking in the New Boss (DiIorio) Cubs Win! (Smith) Deliver Us (August) Eve in the Hot Seat (Mori) Eviction (Frank) Exhibit A (Grant) Ful Nabit (Cunningham) Her Place in the…

A September of Surprises

It’s early in the theatre season, but already New York stages are filling with notable productions.  Some surprise and delight, others amuse, yet others shock and dismay.  All are worthy of our attention in what promises to be a compelling season. As You Like It at the Delacorte “All the world’s a stage/And everyone’s in…

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