The Testament of Mary starring Fiona Shaw opens on Broadway – review roundup

Photo: Paul Kolnik

Great actress, intriguing script! This is what all the critics are saying about The Testament of Mary written by Colm Toibin and starring Fiona Shaw which opened on April 22, 2103 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. With a small throng of protestors outside the theatre, the play has been playing to spell-bound audiences. […]

The Revisionist Review Round-Up


The Revisionist , written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg of “Social Network” fame, opened last night at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Vanessa Redgrave also stars. Reviews are mixed for Eisenberg’s second go for the Rattestick Playwrights Theater. Last season he wrote and starred in Asuncion, which also played at Cherry Lane Theatre. Vanessa Redgrave […]

Lysistrata Jones Review Roundup


After an off Broadway run, 33 preview performances, and 2500 years in the making, Lysistrata Jones finally opens on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre. December 14, 2011 marked the day and reviews were a slam dunk– some of them. It’s a mixed bag, but twitter buzz is off the charts. The new […]

On a Clear Day Gets Cloudy Reviews: Review Round Up


On a Clear Day You Can See Forever opened on December 11, 2011 at the St. James Theater after a month in previews.  The romantic musical comedy, directed and re-conceived by Michael Mayer with a book by Peter Parnell, marks the return to Broadway for Harry Connick, Jr. (The Pajama Game, Harry Connick, Jr. […]

Shoo Fly: Stick Fly Swatted by Critics


On December 8, 2011, Lydia Diamond’s Stick Fly opened on Broadway at the Cort Theatre.  Grammy winner Alicia Keys makes her first foray into Broadway as producer and composer for the play, which centers on the LeVays. Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer, and Ruben Santiago-Hudsonstar as Kent “Spoon” LeVay, Flip LeVay, and Joe LeVay respectively, an affluent African American […]