Molly Marinik reviews Roundabout’s newest off Broadway production, Sons of the Prophet. Bottom Line: sweet, funny, touching, and really pretty depressing.
Inventive direction and a delightful cast make “The Select” an event worth seeing.
Molly Marinik reviews The Amoralists’s HOTEL/MOTEL: a site-specific, intimate night of theatre that includes full length plays by Derek Ahonen and Adam Rapp.
Molly Marinik recommends the off Broadway event “Sleep No More,” but check out her words of wisdom before trekking to the McKittrick Hotel.
Molly Marinik reviews Nilaja Sun’s brilliant solo show about America’s public school system, now back in New York off Broadway at the Barrow Street Theatre.
Molly Marinik reviews Cradle and All, Daniel Goldfarb’s new play about the ups and downs of parenthood from two very different perspectives.
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 Popdose readers who care! Right? Molly Marinik shares her picks for Broadway’s top prize.
Stephen Adly Guirgis’s new play, The Motherf**ker With the Hat, is hilarious, and Bobby Cannavalae shines as its dejected hero. Read Molly Marinik’s review at popdose.com.
Molly Marinik reviews Broadway’s newest great contemporary play, Good People, by David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole) and starring Francis McDormand and Tate Donovan.
Molly Marinik reviews Roundabout’s production of Tennessee Williams’ The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore. There’s a reason you’ve probably never seen this play.
Molly Marinik reviews the new family drama Blood From a Stone, starring Ethan Hawke. This off-Broadway play is intense, and so is the acting.
Molly Marinik reviews Mistakes Were Made, a new off-Broadway comedy starring the incomparable Michael Shannon as a manic theatre producer on the brink of implosion.
Over one third of Broadway’s current offerings will close before February, including some really great shows that have no business closing early. Trade low-brow entertainment for something more stimulating and enjoy these productions while you still can.
The Scottsboro Boys, Kander & Ebb’s final musical, is gloriously entertaining, moving, and socially relevant. It’s the best thing to happen to Broadway in quite some time, and it serves as a reminder why musical theatre can be a powerful form of entertainment.
Molly Marinik reviews Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, the new historical musical satire about America’s most emo president.
Molly Marinik reviews Time Stands Still, the new Broadway play that’s full of instigating intellectual content. It’s topical and star-studded.
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. Molly Marinik has the details.
The 2010 New York International Fringe Festival is here, and Molly Marinik presents the best bets for the season.
BOTTOM LINE: An endearing new musical about being gay and falling in love — on the front lines of WWII. Can we please repeal ”Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” already? After…
BOTTOM LINE: An important story told by a group of talented actors; the good outweighs the bad in this under-explored production. I am a firm believer that the best theatre…
BOTTOM LINE: This revival should be funnier. What is the male version of a cougar? Because that’s the crux of Garry Essendine, the lead character in Present Laughter, Noel Coward’s…
BOTTOM LINE: A new musical with lots of singing, lots of dancing, and lots of joy. Rarely while watching a musical do I experience a 180-degree turn in opinion. I…
BOTTOM LINE: Traditional musical theatre at its best. It wasn’t really time for a revival of Ragtime. The new musical first opened on Broadway in 1998 and ran for two…
The extremely popular “dirty puppet musical” Avenue Q has moved from Broadway to off-Broadway. Has it lost any of its charm? Molly Marinik has the answer in her latest edition of Theatre Is Easy!
BOTTOM LINE: An incredible dance show, unlike anything you’ve seen before. The Groovaloos are a dance company from LA. They’re hip-hop dancers with diverse backgrounds who came together a while…
How does a family cope when one of them is about to die? Molly Marinik explores their absurdly inappropriate methods in her review of the off-off-Broadway play The Bereaved.
The long-running worldwide dance sensation Burn the Floor has reached Broadway, and Molly Marinik is here to tell you all about it.
The legendary New York International Fringe Festival is here, and Molly Marinik has your best bets in today’s edition of Theatre Is Easy!
It’s no surprise that Broadway producers like to cast celebrities in their shows. If your show, let’s say, is a dramatic British play about horses that wouldn’t attract the average…
BOTTOM LINE: It’s nearly impossible to not have a good time at Rock of Ages. Maybe it was the Blue Moon in my hand. Maybe it was my appreciation for…