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Archives for: October 2008

ATW Digest - Blessing's 'Body of Water' opens off-B'way - read the reviews

New York Times Waking Up Without Your Memories Can Put a Damper on Your Day Lee Blessing’s “A Body of Water” is a sputtering drama about a man and a woman who wake up one day with matching cases of amnesia. New York Daily News 'A Body of Water' show… more »

ATW Review - To Be or Not to Be - Besting the Gestapo, Implausibly

There's a kind of disbelief that should be expected while watching To Be or Not to Be, Nick Whitby's stage adaptation of the 1942 movie of the same name that opened last night at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The play, like the m… more »

ATW Review - The Atheist - Looking Into the Soul of a Journalist

Augustine Early, the man at the center of Ronan Noone's monodrama The Atheist, may confess to adhering to no God, but he does practice religion: the worship of himself and his free will. "Atheist," which premiered in New York two seasons back, returns… more »

ATW Digest - Kane's Blasted Debuts in NY - read the reviews [updated 10/13/08]

Updated October 13, 2008 - 5:06pm EST nytheatre.com Review: Blasted CurtainUp Review: Blasted Have a drink to brace yourself before seeing Kane's play, but see it New York Times Humanity Gets Only a Bit Part Sarah Kane’s astounding drama “Blas… more »

ATW Digest - Musical 13 opens on B'way - read the reviews [updated 10/13/08 PM]

Updated October 13, 2008 - 5:03PM EST ny1 NY1 Theater Review: "13" Time Out NY Review: 13 What’s the matter with kids today? A new musical illustrates the case. CurtainUp CurtainUp Review: 13 nytheatre.com Review: 13 Updated October 7, 200… more »