★★★★ Richard Nelson brings his signature understated style to Chekhov’s tragicomedy in this debut from the Hunter Theater Project
★★★ Jen Silverman’s characters are smart, sharp-tongued, and far from stereotypical. Try to keep up.
★★★★ Another World War I–era novel from ‘War Horse’ author Michael Morpurgo gets the theatrical treatment
★★ The Mint Theater digs up Lillian Hellman’s long-forgotten, failed 1936 drama
★★★★ The National Asian American Theatre Company condenses Shakespeare’s three Henry VI plays into a two-part, five-and-a-half-hour experience
★★ The groans drown out the laughs at this totally unoriginal original musical
★★★★ Mad about the Go-Go’s? Get up and go to the Elizabethan-set musical packed with their hook-heavy hits.
★★★ Young Jean Lee makes her Broadway debut with a Christmas-set family drama starring Josh Charles and Armie Hammer as backslapping bros
★★★★★ Tracy Letts returns to the Midwest with a subdued but stunning play about someone “unexceptional”
★★★★ The late Michael Friedman receives a fitting tribute at Encores! Off-Center with The Civilians’ melancholy Gone Missing.