New York City Theater Reviews prior to August 2010

by John Topping on November 9, 2010

in Archives,Theater-New York

New York City Theater

Reviews of the 2010-2011 season

Off Broadway

.22 Caliber Mouth (Cindy Pierre)

Falling For Eve (Cindy Pierre)

The Fix-Up Show (Michael Narkunski)

Howard Barker Poems (Alexander Harrington)

Lovesong of the Electric Bear (Alexander Harrington)

A Question of Mercy (Alexander Harrington)

Three Irish Widows vs. The Rest of the World (Robert Choi)

Reviews of the 2009-2010 season


Brighton Beach Memoirs (Harvey Perr)

Bye Bye Birdie (Cindy Pierre)

Collected Stories(Cindy Pierre)

Come Fly Away (Alexander Harrington)

Everyday Rapture (Cindy Pierre)

Finian’s Rainbow (Harvey Perr)

God of Carnage (replacement cast) (Cindy Pierre)

In The Next Room or the vibrator play (Theresa Diamond)

La Cage Aux Folles (Cindy Pierre)

Million Dollar Quartet (Sarah Baram)

The Miracle Worker (Cindy Pierre)

Memphis (William Gooch)

My Trip Down the Pink Carpet (Josh Mapes)

Next Fall (Cindy Pierre)

Race (Cindy Pierre)

Superior Donuts (Cindy Pierre)

Off Broadway

666 (Cindy Pierre)

The Accidental Pervert (Andrew Turner)

Alice in Slasherland (Cindy Pierre)

Alice in Slasherland (Shawn Randall)

Americana Kamikaze (Andrew Turner)

Barrier Island (Cindy Pierre)

The Bereaved (Kestryl Lowrey)

The Boychick Affair (Sarah Baram)

A British Subject (Andrew Turner)

Children of Eden (Cindy Perre)

Creature (Cindy Pierre)

Creditors (Cindy Pierre)

The Diary of Anne Frankenstein (Kestryl Lowrey)

Embraceable Me (Cindy Pierre)

The Emperor Jones (Cindy Pierre)

Emily (Chad Menville)

Fearless Moral Inventory (Alexander Harrington)

Glee Club (Andrew Turner)

Holy Days (Cindy Pierre)

Ice Theater (William Gooch)

Langston in Harlem (Alexander Harrington)

The Last Cargo Cult (Cindy Pierre)

Love Child (Arielle Lipshaw)

Made in Heaven (Cindy Pierre)

Manson: The Musical! (Andrew Turner)

Measure for Measure (Arielle Lipshaw)

My Wonderful Day (Arielle Lipshaw)

The Night Watcher (William Gooch)

The Oldsmobiles (Andrew Turner)

The Pied Pipers of the Lower East Side (Kestryl Lowrey)

The Pillowman (Cindy Pierre)

The Return of Peter Grimm (Cindy Pierre)

Richard II (Alexander Harrington)

The River Crosses Rivers: Series A (Cindy Pierre)

The River Crosses Rivers: Series B (Cindy Pierre)

She Like Girls (Arielle Lipshaw)

Smudge (Andrew Turner)

Company XIV’s Snow White (William Gooch)

The Starry Messenger (Cindy Pierre)

The Subject Was Roses (Cindy Pierre)

The Temperamentals(William Gooch)

When We Go Upon The Sea (Alexander Harrington)

Reviews of the 2008-2009 season


13 (John Topping)

1984 (Andrew Turner)

33 Variations (Harvey Perr)

9 to 5 (Harvey Perr)

Accent on Youth (Harvey Perr)

American Buffalo (Andrew Turner)

Equus (Harvey Perr)

Guys and Dolls (Harvey Perr)

Hair (Harvey Perr)

Impressionism (Harvey Perr)

Irena’s Vow (William Gooch)

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (John Topping)

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Harvey Perr)

Mary Stuart (Harvey Perr)

Next to Normal (Harvey Perr)

The Norman Conquests (Harvey Perr)

The Philanthropist (Cindy Pierre)

reasons to be pretty(Harvey Perr)

The Seagull (Harvey Perr)

Slava’s Snowshow (John Topping)

A Tale of Two Cities (Chad Menville)

[title of show] (Oliver Conant)

To Be Or Not To Be (Harvey Perr)

Waiting for Godot (Harvey Perr)

West Side Story (Harvey Perr)

Off Broadway

23 Knives (Andrew Turner)

837 Venice Boulevard (Pamela Lewis)

The Amish Project (Cindy Pierre)

Aristocrats (Harvey Perr)

The Atheist (Chad Menville)

Ballerina Who Loves B-boy (John Topping)

Basic Training (John Topping)

Beasley’s Christmas Party (Harvey Perr)

Beast (Harvey Perr)

Bedroom Farce (Harvey Perr)

Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage (Cindy Pierre)

The Black Monk (Harvey Perr)

Blasted (Harvey Perr)

A Body of Water (Harvey Perr)

The Book of Lambert (Cindy Pierre)

Break Out (John Topping)

Caesar and Cleopatra (Andrew Turner)

Cato (Harvey Perr)

Chair (Harvey Perr)

Chasing Manet (Harvey Perr)

The Children’s Hour (Arielle Lipshaw)

Christine Jorgensen Reveals (Kestryl Lowrey)

Christmas is Miles Away (Harvey Perr)

Cornbury: The Queen’s Governor (Kestryl Lowrey)

The Cripple of Inishmaan (Harvey Perr)

DanceBrazil (William Gooch)

Dawn (Harvey Perr)

The Dishwashers (Kestryl Lowrey)

Dust (Arielle Lipshaw)

Emilie’s Voltaire (Cindy Pierre)

Exit Cuckoo (Chad Menville)

Fifty Words(Harvey Perr)

The Footage (Andrew Turner)

Forbidden Broadway Goes To Rehab (Harvey Perr)

FUBAR (Cindy Pierre)

Geometry of Fire (Harvey Perr)

The Gingerbread House (Harvey Perr)

Glimpses of the Moon (Cindy Pierre)

The Grand Inquisitor (Harvey Perr)

A Great Place to Be From (Kestryl Lowrey)

Groundswell (Harvey Perr)

Hamlet (Arielle Lipshaw)

If You See Something Say Something (Harvey Perr)

Improbable Frequency (Andrew Turner)

Incident at Vichy (Harvey Perr)

Inked Baby (William Gooch)

The Invitation (Harvey Perr)

The Judgment of Paris (Cindy Pierre)

Kaspar Hauser: A Foundling’s Opera (Harvey Perr)

Lady (Harvey Perr)

Le Serpent Rouge! (William Gooch)

A Light Lunch (Harvey Perr)

Love Child (George Deming)

Made in Poland (Harvey Perr)

The Master Builder (Harvey Perr)

Mindgame (Harvey Perr)

Mouth to Mouth (Harvey Perr)

A Mysterious Way (Cindy Pierre)

Next Fall (Cindy Pierre)

Oh What War (Kestryl Lowrey)

One Fine Day: A Tribute to Camilla Williams (William Gooch)

The Only Tribe (Cindy Pierre)

Othello (Arielle Lipshaw)

Our Town (Harvey Perr)

Out Cry (Harvey Perr)

Pecong (William Gooch)

Pericles, Prince of Tyre (Cindy Pierre)

Peter Fletcher at Carnegie Hall (William Gooch)

Pure Confidence (Cindy Pierre)

Ragtime (Cindy Pierre)

Red-Haired Thomas (Cindy Pierre)

Reflections: An Evening of Short Plays (Cindy Pierre)

Reflections: An Evening of Short Plays (Andrew Turner)

Rewrite (Andrew Turner)

The Savannah Disputation (Harvey Perr)

Shipwrecked! An Entertainment (Harvey Perr)

Shogun Macbeth (Harvey Perr)

Sixty Miles to Silver Lake (Harvey Perr)

Sleepwalk With Me (John Topping)

Southern Gothic Novel (William Gooch)

Spin (John Topping)

Taboos (Kestryl Lowrey)

Tartuffe (Andrew Turner)

Ten Blocks on the Camino Real (Harvey Perr)

Terre Haute (Harvey Perr)

That Pretty Pretty; or, The Rape Play (Harvey Perr)

This Beautiful City (Harvey Perr)

The Toxic Avenger (John Topping)

Trickster at the Gate (including interview with David Heron) (William Gooch)

The Truth About Santa (Harvey Perr)

Way to Heaven (Cindy Pierre)

What’s That Smell?: The Music of Jacob Sterling (John Topping)

Why Torture Is Wrong And The People Who Love Them(Harvey Perr)

Wig Out! (Harvey Perr)

The Winter’s Tale (Harvey Perr)

Zombie (Andrew Turner)

Extras of the 2008-2009 season

The Stage and Cinema Theater Review Writing Contest 2008

Reviews of the 2007-2008 season


The 39 Steps (John Topping)

August: Osage County (Harvey Perr)

August: Osage County (John Topping)

Boeing, Boeing (John Topping)

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Harvey Perr)

Cry Baby (John Topping)

Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical (Chad Menville)

Gypsy (Harvey Perr)

In The Heights (John Topping)

Is He Dead? (John Topping)

November (John Topping)

Passing Strange (Kestryl Lowrey)

The Seafarer (Harvey Perr)

South Pacific (Harvey Perr)

Sunday in the Park with George (Harvey Perr)

Thurgood (John Topping)

Xanadu (John Topping)

Off Broadway

1001(Kestryl Lowrey)

The Accidental Patriot (Kestryl Lowrey)

The Actor’s Nightmare and The Real Inspector Hound (Kestryl Lowrey)

Adding Machine (Harvey Perr)

The American Dream and The Sandbox (Harvey Perr)

Arias With a Twist (Kestryl Lowrey)

Arias With a Twist (John Topping)

The Beebo Brinker Chronicles (Harvey Perr)

Benefactors (Oliver Conant)

Bingo With The Indians (Harvey Perr)

bombs in your mouth (Harvey Perr)

The Brothers Size (Harvey Perr)

The Bully Pulpit (Oliver Conant)

The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Kestryl Lowrey)

Conjur Woman (Kestryl Lowrey)

Crossing Brooklyn (Chad Menville)

The Crucible (Kestryl Lowrey)

Cry Havoc (Kestryl Lowrey)

Dirt (Harvey Perr)

Endgame (Harvey Perr)

Fire Island (Kestryl Lowrey)

Frankenstein (John Topping)

God’s Ear (Harvey Perr)

Gone Missing (Harvey Perr)

A Hard Heart (Harvey Perr)

The Hired Man (John Topping)

How Theater Failed America (Harvey Perr)

The Joy Luck Club (Chad Menville)

Looking Up (Kestryl Lowrey)

Lower Ninth (Harvey Perr)

Man Is Man (Kestryl Lowrey)

My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy! (John Topping)

None of the Above (Harvey Perr)

Ode to the Man Who Kneels (Harvey Perr)

Offending the Audience (Harvey Perr)

Ohio State Murders (Harvey Perr)

Oh, The Humanity and other exclamations (Harvey Perr)

Peter and Jerry (Harvey Perr)

Port Authority (Harvey Perr)

Rafta, Rafta (Harvey Perr)

Rag and Bone (Kestryl Lowrey)

The Runner Stumbles (Harvey Perr)

Silver Bullet Trailer (Kestryl Lowrey)

Something You Did (Harvey Perr)

The Sound and the Fury (Harvey Perr)

Substitution (Oliver Conant)

Take Me Along (John Topping)

Things We Want (Harvey Perr)

The Turn of the Screw (John Topping)

Two Thousand Years (Harvey Perr)

Unconditional (Harvey Perr)

A View From 151st Street (Harvey Perr)

Walmartopia (Harvey Perr)

Yellow Face (John Topping)

Extras of the 2007 – 2008 season

Democracy In America – The Auction (Kestryl Lowrey)

Harvey Perr’s Year 2007 Theater List (Harvey Perr)

Starstruck – gallery exhibition of gay theater designers (Harvey Perr)

Who’ll Get The Tony? (Harvey Perr)

Reviews of the 2006-2007 season


Company (Harvey Perr)

Coram Boy (Harvey Perr)

Curtains (Harvey Perr)

Deuce (Harvey Perr)

Frost/Nixon (Harvey Perr)

Grey Gardens (Harvey Perr)

High Fidelity (John Topping)

Inherit the Wind (Harvey Perr)

Journey’s End (Harvey Perr)

Legally Blonde (Harvey Perr)

The Pirate Queen (Harvey Perr)

Radio Golf (Harvey Perr)

Spring Awakening (Harvey Perr)

Talk Radio (Harvey Perr)

The Times They Are A’Changin’ (Harvey Perr)

Translations (Harvey Perr)

The Year of Magical Thinking (Harvey Perr)

Off Broadway

The Accomplices (Harvey Perr)

All The Wrong Reasons (Harvey Perr)

Be (Harvey Perr)

Beauty on the Vine (Harvey Perr)

Blindness (Harvey Perr)

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (Harvey Perr)

Defender of the Faith (Harvey Perr)

Floyd and Clea Under the Western Sky (Harvey Perr)

Gaslight (Harvey Perr)

Jack Goes Boating (Harvey Perr)

Passing Strange (Harvey Perr)

The Sea (Harvey Perr)

Stay (Harvey Perr)

The Voysey Inheritance (Harvey Perr)

Woyzeck (Harvey Perr)

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