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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

Big Brother Has Eye on Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde in '1984'

Big Brother Has Eye on Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde in '1984'

A new stage adaptation of George Orwell's Dystopian novel starring Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde and Reed Birney is both startling and opportunistic. But does it provide too much sensory stimulation for its...

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016

Review: Eloquent "The Humans" Transfers to Broadway

Review: Eloquent "The Humans" Transfers to Broadway

With time, the characters in Stephen Karam's relatable drama seem even more vulnerable. Jayne Houdyshell shines brightly in a cast of superior talents.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016

‘The Humans’ Sets Broadway Transfer

‘The Humans’ Sets Broadway Transfer

Stephen Karam’s critically acclaimed play is moving to the Great White Way.

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016

Review: Stephen Karam's Haunting 'The Humans'

Review: Stephen Karam's Haunting 'The Humans'

A Pennsylvania mom and dad travel to New York City for what should be a festive Thanksgiving celebration—but mysterious things start to go bump in the night.

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013

Play by "Matilda" Scribe Set for Off-B'way

Play by "Matilda" Scribe Set for Off-B'way

Actors Reed Birney and Margaret Colin will headline the MTC production of "Taking Care of Baby," by writer Dennis Kelly

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

New York critics lauded the performances of stage veterans Ellen Burstyn, Reed Birney and Mare Winningham, but wanted more “sizzle” between the two leads

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