Critical Confabulations

a theatre, film & pop culture review

Theatre: Privacy

Privacy, starring Daniel Radcliffe, takes its cues from Edward Snowden, but fails to reveal more.

July 31, 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

Best of 2014: New York Theatre

A look back at the best of (mostly) New York theatre in 2014.

December 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Best Theatre of 2013: New York (mostly)

A look back at the best of (mostly) New York theatre in 2013.

December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Off-Broadway Theatre Review: Fun Home

A little musical with big ambitions, Fun Home gracefully tackles unchartered territory with its central character.

October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

20 Days of Theatrical Thanks: Days 16 & 17

I’m thankful to have Michael John LaChiusa’s offbeat, discordant works in my theatre life.

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Theatre to Get Excited About: 2012 – 2013

Now that we’re officially embarking upon the 2012-2013 New York theatre season, I present to you my most highly anticipated productions (in no particular order).

September 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

No More Drama: An adaptation of The Octoroon stirs up even more controversy than the original

Exciting new playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins stirs up controversy at P.S. 122 with his workshop production of an adaptation of the notorious 19th century melodrama, The Octoroon.

July 2, 2010 · 6 Comments