Jason Robert Brown's exuberant musical about the trials of adolescence is likely to score big with a young audience.
The Country Wife
This wonderfuly bawdy Restoration comedy receives an estimable new production.
The Germans in Paris
Jonathan Leaf's play about Karl Marx, Heinrich Heine, and Richard Wagner has its basis in reality, but doesn't feel remotely real.
The Rapture Project
Great Small Works' latest puppet extravaganza is an earnest, yet imperfectly realized satire about religious fundamentalism.
October 1962
D.W. Gregory's dysfunctional family drama has impact but little inspiration.
You Belong to Me: Death of Nations Part V
International WOW's latest show is a fascinating and surreally beautiful exploration of war and its social context.
The Importance of Being Earnest
This two-man British adaptation of Oscar Wilde's great play is initially amusing, but the joke wears thin.
The Coast of Utopia Part Two: Shipwreck
The second part of Tom Stoppard's trilogy boasts many praiseworthy elements, but the ambitious project seems to be falling short of its reach.
'Twas the Night Before...
This program of short, holiday-themed plays by Christopher Durang, Len Jenkin, Roger Rosenblatt, Elizabeth Swados, and Mac Wellman isn't as exciting as it sounds.
Twist: Please, Sir, May I Have Some More?
This queer spin on the Charles Dickens' classic Oliver Twist is sexy and often amusing, but also somewhat flawed.