The Whirligig
Off Broadway, The New Group at the Signature Center

Reviewed by Ran Xia

BOTTOM LINE: Secrets unwind like a thread connecting the past and the present in Hamish Linklater's exquisitely moving drama.

Whirligig—an object that spins or whirls; something that is constantly changing. It’s fitting then, that Hamish Linklater’s exquisitely composed play is put on a turntable, with every facet of the narrative bare to the eye. It's a perfect metaphor as well for the mess of questions life poses to its unwilling heroes and heroines, who are left with no choice but to keep spinning in order to remain upright...

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Can You Forgive Her
(Off Broadway, Vineyard Theatre)
Review by Sarah Moore

BOTTOM LINE: Gina Gionfriddo's great new dark comedy is a topical meditation on the meaning of life, independence, and the American Dream.

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TB Sheets

T.B. Sheets
(Off Off Broadway, Buran Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres)
Review by Asya Danilova

BOTTOM LINE: A journey to acceptance of one’s own mortality, reminiscent of a student party at an arts college.

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Iphigenia in Splott
(Off Broadway, Brits Off Bway at 59E59)
Review by Ran Xia

BOTTOM LINE: In this poignant modern mythology, playwright Gary Owen spins a tale of loss and sacrifice in Splott and sheds new light on an ancient heroine.

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Derren Brown: Secret
(Off Broadway, Atlantic Theater Company)
Review by Ken Kaissar

BOTTOM LINE: A hilarious and thrilling evening of mind reading and psychological illusion.

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The Marriage of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein
(Off Off Broadway, HERE Arts Center)
Review by Ran Xia

BOTTOM LINE: Four actors pretend to be more than thirty characters in this funny and profound play about the marital life of Gertrude and Alice.

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Lucky One

The Lucky One
(Off Broadway, The Mint at Theatre Row)
Review by Shani R. Friedman

BOTTOM LINE: The gifted Mint Theater unearths a rich drama by Winnie the Pooh creator A.A. Milne about the fractured relationship between two brothers.

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Theasy is a Media Sponsor of the 2017 Frigid Festival

The Festival runs February 13 - March 5.
2 Theaters, 3 Weeks, 12 Days, 30 independent theater companies, and over 150 performances.

We will be reviewing each and every of the 30 shows in the festival.