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Theatre Is Easy: “Sons of the Prophet”

Molly Marinik reviews Roundabout's newest off Broadway production, Sons of the Prophet. Bottom Line: sweet, funny, touching, and really...

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Theatre Is Easy: “The Select”

Inventive direction and a delightful cast make "The Select" an event worth seeing....

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Theatre Is Easy: “Hotel/Motel”

Molly Marinik reviews The Amoralists's HOTEL/MOTEL: a site-specific, intimate night of theatre that includes full length plays by Derek...

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The Theasy Guide to “Sleep No More”

Molly Marinik recommends the off Broadway event "Sleep No More," but check out her words of wisdom before trekking to the McKittrick Hotel....

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Theatre Is Easy: “No Child”

Molly Marinik reviews Nilaja Sun's brilliant solo show about America's public school system, now back in New York off Broadway at the...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Cradle and All”

Molly Marinik reviews Cradle and All, Daniel Goldfarb's new play about the ups and downs of parenthood from two very different...

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2011 Tony Awards Preview

It's nearly time for the 2011 Tony Awards! And if a whopping 7 million people watched the awards last year, surely there are a dozen...

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Theatre Is Easy: “The Motherf**ker With the Hat”

Stephen Adly Guirgis's new play, The Motherf**ker With the Hat, is hilarious, and Bobby Cannavalae shines as its dejected hero. Read Molly...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo”

Molly Marinik reviews the new play BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO, now on Broadway starring Robin Williams. It's a dark comedy with...

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Theatre Is Easy: “The Book of Mormon”

From the twisted minds behind South Park and Avenue Q, The Book of Mormon has officially opened on Broadway. Does it...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Good People”

Molly Marinik reviews Broadway's newest great contemporary play, Good People, by David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole) and starring Francis...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Interviewing the Audience”

Molly Marinik reviews Interviewing the Audience, the new interactive show at the Vineyard Theatre hosted by the gracious Zach Helm. ...

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Theatre Is Easy: “The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore”

Molly Marinik reviews Roundabout's production of Tennessee Williams' The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore. There's a reason...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Blood From a Stone”

Molly Marinik reviews the new family drama Blood From a Stone, starring Ethan Hawke. This off-Broadway play is intense, and so is...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Mistakes Were Made”

Molly Marinik reviews Mistakes Were Made, a new off-Broadway comedy starring the incomparable Michael Shannon as a manic theatre producer...

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Theatre Is Easy: Broadway Exodus

Over one third of Broadway's current offerings will close before February, including some really great shows that have no business closing...

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Theatre Is Easy: “The Scottsboro Boys” (Broadway)

The Scottsboro Boys, Kander & Ebb's final musical, is gloriously entertaining, moving, and socially relevant. It's the best thing to happen...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” (Broadway)

Molly Marinik reviews Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, the new historical musical satire about America's most emo president....

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Theatre Is Easy: “Time Stands Still”

Molly Marinik reviews Time Stands Still, the new Broadway play that's full of instigating intellectual content. It's topical and...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Mrs. Warren’s Profession”

The Roundabout Theatre is at it again with a revival of Shaw's classic play, starring TV president Cherry Jones in a much different role....

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Theatre Is Easy: “The Little Foxes”

The ultimate theatre-going experience awaits you off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop. Ivo Van Hove's production of The Little Foxes...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Tigers Be Still”

BOTTOM LINE: A perfect blend of comedy and drama, Tigers Be Still is as entertaining as it is moving. And it’s a steal — tickets...

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Theatre Is Easy: FringeNYC 2010

The 2010 New York International Fringe Festival is here, and Molly Marinik presents the best bets for the season....

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Theatre Is Easy: “American Idiot”

BOTTOM LINE: Audibly and visually enthralling. Mentally? Not so much. Think of it as a conceptual show — part concert, part art...

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Theatre Is Easy: “I’ll Be Damned”

BOTTOM LINE: A sweet and funny script, some decent musical-theatre jams, and a killer cast — I’ll Be Damned has a lot going...

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Theatre Is Easy: Broadway 2010-’11 Preview

This past Broadway season felt off. The plays were quite good but the musicals were pretty disappointing, and the Tony Awards ceremony,...

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Theatre Is Easy: Tony Awards Wrap-Up

Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes of Promises, Promises lock lips in an ironic and hilarious FU to that homophobic journalist from Newsweek....

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Theatre Is Easy: “The Metal Children”

Billy Crudup and David Greenspan in The Metal Children, at the Vineyard Theatre (photo by Carol Rosegg). BOTTOM LINE: A new play by a...

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Theatre Is Easy: Hollywood Invasion

The Tony Awards are fast approaching — or, Oscars Lite as I like to call the event. Normally not a red carpet full of household...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”

BOTTOM LINE: The most entertaining history lesson ever. The rock musical has become the prolific genre of late, with the message as...