New York Theatre Reviews Archive

Browse through our New York Theatre Guide Reviews Archive, where our thoughts on both past Broadway and off-Broadway shows alike have now been immortalized.

  • A Small Fire
    Review by Tulis McCall (7 Jan 2010) I am thinking of a puff ball. When I was a kid we found these little crusted balls in the woods – probably the fall. When you popped it open there was just a big...
  • A Spanish Play
    Written by: Yasmina RezaTranslated by: David IvesDirected by: John TurturroCast: Zoe Caldwell, Katherine Borowitz, Linda Emond, Denis O'Hare and Larry PineSynopsis: What's Truth? What's Illusion? A...
  • A Steady Rain
    What the popular press said... BEN BRANTLEY for NEW YORK TIMES says, "Confidently holds the stage, though it rarely generates excitement." JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ for NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says, "Pours forth...
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
    Review by Polly Wittenberg Written by: Tennessee WilliamsDirected by: Edward HallCast: Natasha Richardson (Blanche Du Bois), John C. Reilly (Stanley Kowalski), Amy Ryan (Stella Kowalski), Chris Bauer...
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
    What the popular press said... "A poker game provides one of the few moments approaching excitement in the torpid revival. ... .an exquisite snooze."Ben Brantley for NY Times "Tennessee Williams’...
  • A Tale of Two Cities
    A Review by Barbara Mehlman and Geri Manus. It is the not the best of shows; it is not the worst of shows. It is, rather, a "Les Mis" remake, a reunion of Mis-ites (which is not surprising given...
  • A Taste of Things to Come
    Review by Stan Friedman 18 November 2016 The 47-year old York Theatre Company exists in its own unique time bubble. From its unorthodox midtown east location, in the basement theater of Saint Peter’s...
  • A Time to Kill
    What the popular press said... "This workmanlike version of Mr. Grisham’s book never succeeds in generating much steam."Charles Isherwood for New York Times "Paint-by-numbers dramatization."Joe...
  • A Touch Of The Poet
      Written by: Eugene O�Neill.Directed by: Doug HughesCast: Gabriel Byrne (Cornelius Melody) with Dearbhla Molloy (Nora Melody), Emily Bergl (Sara Melody), John Horton (Nicholas Gadsby), Byron...
  • A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
    The Encores series of semi-staged revivals of old musicals has been enlivening the New York theater scene for more than 10 years now. Attending the three shows every season (each of which runs over...

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