Expat lovebirds unravel in Amy Herzog’s relationship psycho-drama.
Amy Herzog’s Belleville isn’t the kind of thriller with Psycho
strings or undead dance moves. It’s the haunting kind that meticulously
picks at peripheral, casual details until an entire m
“Sad and poor Irish people sitting in a room” is practically a theatrical genre unto itself these days. The Night Alive,
a play by famed Irish playwright Conor McPherson, hardly reinvents it.
The setting is the epitome of pedagogical
order. Posters of Hindu deities line the walls, a giant bottle of hand
sanitizer sits sentry on the teacher’s desk, buckets of markers top the
CoHo Productions’ The Outgoing Tide
digs into hefty stuff: Playwright Bruce Graham tackles the dilemmas
faced when a family member has Alzheimer’s disease, along with moral,
ethical and em
Since her first play stunned New York audiences four years
ago, Annie Baker, 31, has gone from obscurity to acclaim. In that time,
critics have scraped away at her plays, trying to unearth what ma