Me the People: the Trump America Musical!
Jun30

Me the People: the Trump America Musical!

In the cozy Triad Theater, Me the People: the Trump America Musical is causing an uproar – the good kind. Satirizing the Trump experience (without an actual Trump thank goodness) a talented cast takes us through our paces with hilarious impressions and songs. Sitting together in a small theater having a drink and a good laugh, we kindred spirits are refreshed for the next stage of the fight. In resistance we trust!

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Measure for Measure
Jun27

Measure for Measure

With a convoluted story of love and deception, Shakespeare puts on a show that percolates with humor and drama. Love may triumph all but you have to travel a winding road to get there. Shakespeare makes an audience work. And it’s always worth it.

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The Cooping Theory:  Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?
Jun16

The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?

In a dimly lit basement speakeasy in Williamsburg, you can walk back in time as you join the fictional Poe Society in their attempt to unravel the mystery of Edgar Allan Poe’s death. Fortified by a delicious cocktail and tasty nosh, you can sit back and enjoy the scary.

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The Lucky One
May18

The Lucky One

A. A. Milne has succeeded in blending light drawing room comedy and subtle drama in an examination of family dynamics and identity. What happens when reality intrudes on genteel British family life?

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Apr28

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Adapting a classic story is a tall order. It requires bold choices to convey Dahl’s eccentric tale of a chocolate dystopia, with its manic Oompa Loompas and colorful child-murdering, candy creations. This adaptation fulfills that goal admirably.

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Present Laughter
Apr11

Present Laughter

In Present Laughter, Kevin Kline gives a tour de force performance you don’t want to miss.

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The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
Mar14

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

In the story of Judas’s life, Stephen Adly Giurgis has found a narrative more complex and murkier than a simple tale of betrayal. He has found a metaphor for a discussion of the meaning of hope.

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“Women of Bilbao” Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock sings the music of Kurt Weill
Feb10

“Women of Bilbao” Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock sings the music of Kurt Weill

In Women of Bilbao Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock brings to life some of Kurt Weil’s greatest music, from his early career in Germany to the Broadway stage. Her nuanced interpretations show us why Kurt Weil is an iconic composer of the 20th century.

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Jonah and Otto
Feb10

Jonah and Otto

Jonah and Otto is an exciting and haunting piece of theater whose echoes stay with you. The writing is exceptional and the performances are not to be missed.

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“Drunkle Vanya,” Chekhov’s Drunker, Funnier Brother
Feb06

“Drunkle Vanya,” Chekhov’s Drunker, Funnier Brother

Three Day Hangover has once again successfully melded comedy and classic play for a delightful evening of immersive theater. Don’t say “nyet” to this opportunity to enjoy the 3DH experience.

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Book Review:  Un/Masked:  Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl on Tour
Jan10

Book Review: Un/Masked: Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl on Tour

Throughout this memoir, Kaz collapses the various layers of her life – thwarted actress, budding writer, latent activist, undiscovered feminist – to step out from behind the mask of her personal history. She declares: I’m still here and I like it. And I’m not going away.

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Body and Soul – Baby Jane Dexter at the Metropolitan Room
Dec01

Body and Soul – Baby Jane Dexter at the Metropolitan Room

Singing with her characteristic gusto, Dexter attacks and retreats, blazing her way through the blues and finding new depth in unexpected ballads. She’s a real jazz baby.

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a dog story
Nov18

a dog story

“A Dog Story” is a charming love story with a very New York flavor. In his climb up the promotional ladder, an ambitious attorney is intent on finding a wife., but how to capture a woman’s attention in the midst of the clamor and hustle that is Manhattan living? The answer: get a dog! Nothing breaks the ice and warms the heart like an adorable dog.

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She Stoops to Conquer
Oct18

She Stoops to Conquer

The performance flows easily, with the actors executing the minimal set changes swiftly and with humor. Within the proscriptions of the physical space and the pared down nature of the production, the actors find numerous colors and levels, in some ways liberated by the imposed limitations. It is a testament to their commitment to ensemble and the director’s intelligence that they embrace this experience and run with it.

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Stupid F**cking Bird
Mar29

Stupid F**cking Bird

“Stupid f**cking Bird” is a crafty, seditious and dramatic re-interpretation of Chekhov’s “The Seagull”, that beloved chuckle fest about longing, lost love and death.

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