Amazing Grace tells the epic adventure of Captain Newton and his son John. It has numerous special effects, powerful ballads, and a heart-wrenching storyline fraught with danger.
If you’ve ever worked in a corporate office, you’ll immediately identify with the characters of Gloria. Under the direction of Evan Cabnet, each character gets his/her chance to shine. In this brilliant piece, it’s as if Mr. Jacobs-Jenkins is saying that the more things change, the more they stay the same.
If you’re looking for a fast-paced comedy that flies by, you’re in for a treat with The Spoils. Jesse Eisenberg gives a five-star performance; his character will stay in your mind long after the show is over.
Think you’ve seen The Sound and the Fury? Not unless you’ve seen the version by Elevator Repair Service at the Public Theater. This version is a theatrical staging of “the Benjy chapter” of William Faulkner’s famous novel. The large ensemble cast plays multiple roles throughout the show, and different cast members play the same character at different points in the show. It sounds confusing, but it’s not.