Reviews

The Receipt
This bizarre and comic tale creates an off-kilter world that's similar to our own, but perhaps a bit more Kafkaesque.
Mother Load
Amy Wilson's solo show about the struggle to be a good parent will satisfy its target audience, as well as other theatergoers.
Deuce
Angela Lansbury and Marian Seldes glide through Terrence McNally's disappointing comedy about a pair of retired tennis pros.
An Octopus Love Story
This alternately hilarious and bittersweet comedy focuses on a gay man and a lesbian who marry in order to make a political point.
The Color Purple
The Chicago production of the entertaining and moving Broadway musical boasts a sensational star performance by Jeanette Bayardelle.
Linda Eder: This Time Around
The powerful vocalist's brassy new show at Feinstein's is sure to please her fans.
The Skin of Our Teeth
Bartlett Sher's deft direction can't keep Thornton Wilder's play from sinking under its own weight.
John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey at the Café Carlyle
The "little pizza" and his wife make beautiful music together in their new show.
Cymbeline
Cheek By Jowl's production of Shakespeare's problematic play is spoken too fast and improperly acted.
Coram Boy
This sprawling adaptation of the award-winning children's book is far more chaotic than it was in London.