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It's A Suggestion Not A Review: When Is a Play Not a Play?

In which Dave Sikula wonders what the hell is up with David Mamet?

In our last meeting, I discussed the shows I had seen on my recent trip to New York – save one, David Mamet’s… 1,387 more words

Dave Sikula

Keep the Faith

Art historian Heidi Holland (Elisabeth Moss) is a true believer.  Worse, she is “that unfortunate contradiction in terms: a serous good person.”  This means, among other things, that she is a feminist who is skeptical of the radical and divisive feminist politics in the ‘seventies but who maintains her integrity as she watches those same radicals shave their legs and sell out in the ‘eighties.   553 more words


Broadway review: Elisabeth Moss and Jason Biggs in 'The Heidi Chronicles'

When it first opened on Broadway in 1988, Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles felt almost revolutionary, a snapshot look at second-wave feminism and how far the movement had — and hadn’t — come since the bra-burning days of the 1960s. 753 more words

Broadway's Elisabeth Moss 'Heidi' Revival Says MoMA Knows Best

Here’s one of the odder, if more enlightened, Broadway promotions we’ve seen: Anyone paying full price for a pair of orchestra or front-mezzanine seats (that’s $278 the pair, for non-premium seating) to the upcoming… 194 more words


'A Delicate Balance' Keeps You Thinking

By Karen Isaacs

 I finally got to see the revival of Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance now at the Golden Theater through Feb. 22.  It was worth the wait. 955 more words


"Come Now, We Can Begin the Day"

THEATER REVIEW: A Delicate Balance
Golden Theater, New York, January 18, 2015

“I was wondering when it would begin… when it would start.”

For the first forty minutes of…

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Beautiful Ghosts

Edward Albee: A Delicate Balance, John Golden Theatre, New York City (Director: Pam MacKinnon)

By Sascha Krieger

Edward Albee has always been a playwright hard to pin down. 542 more words