By Patrick Hurley Eugene O’Neill’s semi-autobiographical play Long Day’s Journey into Night is a lumbering, loquacious and lyrical voyage into the dysfunction of family. Advertisements
By Patrick Hurley Michael Frayn’s comedy Noises Off! Now playing at A Noise Within, is widely considered one of the funniest plays of all time.
By Patrick Hurley What is happening to theater? Why do so many theatrical experiences end in a shrug of bewilderment? The elements of dramatic tension, conflict and drama are better served on Netflix these days.
By Patrick Hurley There is a sense of urgency to Bedlam’s four actor production of Hamlet, playing now in repertory with George Bernard Shaw’s Saint Joan at the Broad Stage.
By Patrick Hurley In desperate need of human connection, a group of people navigate love, loss and addiction in the surprisingly dated and sluggish Water By The Spoonful, playing now at the Mark Taper Forum.
By Patrick Hurley A metaphor manifest through a time-bending series of monologues, makes Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue, playing now at the Kirk Douglas, a lyrical but uneven patchwork.
By Patrick Hurley When posing the question of relevance in the theater, one cannot help but be persuaded by perhaps the greatest playwright to have ever put ink to page.
By Patrick Hurley The numerous ways in which human beings communicate with each other is fascinating, and even more so when they are deprived of language.
Luzia-A Waking Dream of Mexico is the grand and beautifully designed new Cirque du Soleil show that blends beauty and physical finesse into a variegated feast for the eyes.