Critical Confabulations

a theatre, film & pop culture review

Theatre: The Healing

Samuel D. Hunter’s big-hearted humanity is once again on quiet, radiant display.

July 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: The Ruins of Civilization

Penelope Skinner envisions a dystopian future not far removed from our present day in this must-see world premiere.

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.

British playwright Alice Birch takes cues from Caryl Churchill & Sarah Kane for this sharp, funny, feminist work.

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Ironbound

Ironbound thoughtfully gives voice to those who rarely make it to our stages – and showcases a major talent.

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort is a heart-warming showcase for the trans community, but not for trans actors.

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: The Royale

Marco Ramirez’s The Royale, a rhythmic take on boxing and grace, thankfully ain’t no Rocky.

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Smart People

Lydia R. Diamond’s sharp, sexy Smart People tackles race and racism in America.

February 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Skeleton Crew

Dominique Morisseau completes her Detroit trilogy with the moving and timely Skeleton Crew.

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best of 2015: New York Theatre

The top ten theatrical events of 2015.

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

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