Inspired in part by Oliver Sacks’s 1995 New Yorker essay “To See and Not to See,” Brian Friel’s 1996 play in monologues, Molly Sweeney, shares Sacks’s ability to translate the medical into the metaphysical. It’s also a natural successor to Friel’s 1979 Faith Healer, which also unfolds as three monologues involving two men and one […]
It fails to pay tribute to the big questions raised by the classic novel celebrating its bicentennial this year.
Young audiences may appreciate it more than their parents.
A revamped version of Leonard Bernstein’s operetta and a taut, intense two-hander are among this week’s best bets.
The Hypocrites’ staging of a Pulitzer Prize winner and a U.S. premiere at Steep are among this week’s best bets.
An endless meet-cute and an off-key farce are among this week’s notables.