The funny thing about love is the funny turns it takes. That’s the unavoidable truth at the heart of FOR WORSE – the current world premiere to come out of The New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch. It runs through April 10.
Seven Angels Theater, Waterbury, Connecticut – I don’t suppose it would surprise you to know that the devil is charming, cunning, a smooth talker, even a sharp dresser. But who knew he was so funny, or that he could dance so well?
The mercurial quality of imagination is captured in every aspect of the highly imaginative YOU ARE PERFECT – writing, directing, acting, staging – currently running (through February 20) at the Workshop Theater Main Stage 312 West 36th Street in Manhattan. (Tickets: http://bit.ly/perfecttickets)
It’s odd to think of your own city as a Mecca for others, even when the city is as big as New York. That’s exactly what it turns out to be for actor/writer Francesco Foti who documents his own personal pilgrimage to the Big Apple in a diary given life as a heartfelt one-man show.
Married couple Donna and Paul are sitting in their backyard contemplating yet another renovation. But there are some things they can’t seem to make better.
What is the truth? In The Seedbed the role of detective is passed from character to character like a baton. World premiere runs thru 11/15.
With efficiency and surprise, these plays dramatize for us the clash between the sexes and the logic of personal economics.
“Lights make empty rooms more dreadful than darkness,” says Gustav Afzelius, a thinly-veiled representation of playwright August Strindberg in The Storm, a well-acted, well-directed period piece in the truest sense of the word.
Classic Stage Company brings to life a timeless story with the immediacy of this morning’s news.
There is entertainment and there is insight. You get both from Nobody’s Girl, New Jersey Repertory Company’s latest foray into the risky, rewarding world of U.S. premieres. This time there’s even more danger than usual in the air – the kind of excitement its enlightened audiences have come to expect from this find of a theatre south of New York City in Long Branch.
The current production at the always intimate NJ Repertory Company in Long Branch is a comedy thriller about intimacy and the lack of it. …Except this time, the intrigue may not lie where we expect it.
This is the breakout moment for these women. As one of the sister confides: “Silence is the key that closes every door.” But this play speaks loudly. Look for them again in 2016 when InScena returns to New York.
Well-conceived, well-written, well-directed, well-acted, well-staged, “The Realization of Emily” is another NJ Rep world premiere bound to go places.