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Archives for: 2008, week 43

ATW Digest - Brook's 'Grand Inquisitor' opens - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - The Grand Inquisitor - Religion Used for Political Gain and Power New York Times Holy Man and Holier in a Battle for Power Peter Brook’s production of “The Grand Inquisitor,” at the New York Theater Workshop, is less an i… more »

ATW Digest - Roundabout opens 'Language of Trees' - read the reviews

New York Times Contagious Disturbances on the Home Front, While War Rages Over There Adult actors playing children onstage is usually about as appealing as adults acting like children offstage. But Gio Perez handles this delicate task with an aplomb.… more »

ATW Review - The Grand Inquisitor - Religion Used for Political Gain and Power

Walk into New York Theatre Workshop for The Grand Inquisitor, which NYTW is presenting in collaboration with Theatre for a New Audience, and you'll find that all that's on stage are a small black crate and a black stool that are at opposite corners of a… more »

ATW Digest - Shanley, Krieger Musical Romantic Poetry opens - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - Romantic Poetry - Searching for Love, As Always, Is Difficult New York Times Singing a Song of the Lovestruck Life This cloying show about the irrationality of love, finds John Patrick Shanley communing loudly with his ma… more »

ATW Review - Romantic Poetry - Searching for Love, As Always, Is Difficult

For the characters in John Patrick Shanley and Henry Krieger's quirky new chamber musical, that opened at Manhattan Theatre Club's Stage 1 at City Center last night, life should be quite simple. All they're looking for is a little of that magic that's… more »