Lots of talk, and ultimately not much heat.
These idiosyncratic, often illuminating productions now at McCarter register in surprising ways.
In an often-dazzling parade of comic shtick, the sentimental side of Neil Simon tends to disappear.
What the diva does in this mixed-bag revival is star-lit and memorable. But is it acting?
In a kitchen in Rhinebeck, ordinary and extraordinary life transpires in Richard Nelson’s magnificent trilogy.
This high-budget, high-energy production is entertaining but rarely more. Why not?
In Josie Rourke’s entertaining revival, archness is the peril that lies ahead.
Pablo Heras-Casado led a propulsive performance that made a strong case for Beethoven’s problematic opera.
A listless concert staging proved that this one-off Rodgers & Sondheim collaboration doesn’t need a revival.
Bock, Harnick and Masteroff’s superb show is not a “musical comedy” — so why is it performed like one?