Theater

In ‘Dana H.,’ Deirdre O’Connell lip-syncs to a recorded account of Dana Higginbotham’s abduction by a disturbed client some 25 years ago (photo: Carol Rosegg).
Rob Weinert-Kendt March 04, 2020
Dana Higginbotham is the subject of an extraordinary new play by her son, Lucas Hnath.
Rob Weinert-Kendt February 21, 2020
The show's extreme makeover casts something of a spell but it comes off more and more like a self-serious period piece with some kicking tunes.
Scene from "The Trojan Women" at La MaMa Experimental Theater Club
Deniz Demirer January 17, 2020
Since 1975, a touring production of “The Trojan Women” staged by New York’s La MaMa Experimental Theater Club has played in more than 30 countries.
Ken Jennings’s “The Gospel of John” is now onstage at New York City’s Sheen Center through Dec. 29. (photo: Maria Baranova)
Rob Weinert-Kendt December 18, 2019
Ken Jennings’s “The Gospel of John” is now onstage at New York City’s Sheen Center through Dec. 29.
Elizabeth Canavan, Patrice Johnson Chevannes, Kara Young and Benja Kay Thomas in “Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven” (photo: Monique Carboni).
Rob Weinert-Kendt December 13, 2019
The author of the play “Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven” says prayer may be his most valuable writing hack.
Jose Solís December 06, 2019
Theater critic Jose Solís surveys several productions of the holiday classic