★★★ An incandescent Daphne Rubin-Vega blazes through a topical new musical at The Public
★★ A sorrowful teen survivor wonders: “So why don’t the grown-ups just fix it?”
★★★★ Chris Evans and Michael Cera face off in a provocative study of shady behavior at the newly redone Hayes Theater
★ Dan Lauria depicts an arrogant artist in a tedious mix of shallow dramatics and fanciful visuals.
★★★★ Billy Crudup smoothly portrays a seductive rogue and his many admirers in a new solo play.
★★★ In Later Life, A.R. Gurney paints a Jamesian portrait of a gentleman’s second chance at true love.
★★ Ed Harris leads excellent actors through a loosely-knit string of case studies in David Rabe’s overlong new drama.
★★★★ Despite a few sticky spots, this wry satire on capitalism takes audiences on a mighty funny and lively ride.
★★ More shlock than shock, this tabloid-TV drama combines high and low notes, and gradually goes to hell.
★★★ Edward Albee combined an early work with a late one, not altogether successfully.