Sticks and Bones
Off Broadway, Pershing Square Signature Center, The New Group

Reviewed by Ken Kaissar

BOTTOM LINE: Masterful acting and a glorious set design make this revival production a must see.

What I find so amazing about David Rabe’s brilliant play about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is the fact that it was first produced in 1971, nine years before the harrowing condition was even acknowledged by the American Psychiatric Association. Though psychiatrists have been aware of PTSD for over 30 years, it seems that it has only entered mainstream consciousness in the last 15...

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On a Stool at the End of the Bar
(Off Broadway, 59E59 Theatres, The Director's Company)
Review by Dave Osmundsen

BOTTOM LINE: A respectable effort to explore the plight of transsexuals that some might find more invigorating and exciting than others.

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The Tempest - Mokwha Repertory Company
(Off Off Broadway, La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre)
Review by Keith Paul Medelis

BOTTOM LINE: This rare gift of theater is something to be cherished.

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The Erklings
(Off Broadway, Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre)
Review by Sarah Moore

BOTTOM LINE: The Erlkings explores the psyches of Columbine shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold through their own writings, but doesn't achieve the necessary dramatic heft.

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(Off Broadway, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre)
Review by Jan Rosenberg

BOTTOM LINE: A heartfelt thriller depicting the darker sides of human nature which goes to show that we're all simply animals on two legs.

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They Call Me Q
(Off Broadway, St. Luke's Theatre)
Review by Angel Lam

BOTTOM LINE: A sweet coming-of-age story infused with cultural shock and racial dilemmas.

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(Off Broadway, Classic Stage Company)
Review by Ben Coleman

BOTTOM LINE: Allegro, the hidden gem of the Rodgers & Hammerstein library, gets an overdue revival that is overdone.

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Featured Artist


Fan favorite downtown theatre company Gideon Productions is back this month with a new play, Assymetric, at 59E59 Theatres. Theasy got in touch with company founders Mac Rogers and Sean Williams to learn more about the group, the show, and what's next for this genre-bending team.

Read the Theasy interview with Mac and Sean here!