Category: Theatre Reviews

December 20, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Old 505 Theatre, December 5 4.5/10 At her best playwright Sarah Hamilton suspends time and place, so the two characters float in her play just as the little boat they occupy does in the water. Aided by Kobe Donaldson’s projections of sea and sky and the subliminal shimmer of Max…

December 15, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Old Fitz Theatre, November 30 9/10 When Jonathan Biggins’ decrepit Krapp grieves for a lost love at the play’s end, it tears at your chest like claws. For this monumental sadness to work, the character must be firmly established as too filled of self-loathing to wallow in self-pity, the miracle…

December 7, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Belvoir, November 20 6/10 Even cute-billed, fluffy ducks do it, so it’s hardly surprising our own more belligerent species suffers bickering rivalries between fathers and sons. Fathers are loath to leave the mating/hunting field to their sons, and the sons, torn between craving approval and wanting to prove themselves better…