Of Good Stock
Off Broadway, City Center Stage I, Manhattan Theatre Club

Reviewed by Linda Buchwald

BOTTOM LINE: Melissa Ross puts her own spin on the dysfunctional family play in this engaging dramedy about three sisters.

Of Good Stock is a play written by a woman, directed by a woman, and starring three women. That shouldn't be something I would have to point out at the start of a review, but it's still rare enough on and off Broadway that it's always nice to see when it happens. Maybe one day this will be such a regular occurrence...

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Crystal Romance
(Off Off Broadway, Paradise Factory, Planet Connections)
Review by Adrienne Urbanski

BOTTOM LINE: Strong performances make this story of drug addiction and a doomed relationship an enthralling production.

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Happy Days
(Off Broadway, The Flea, Theatre @ Boston Court)
Review by Regina Robbins

BOTTOM LINE: A major work by Beckett, elegantly presented and very well acted.

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Devil and the Deep
(Off Off Broadway, Theater 3, Theatre East)
Review by Lee Kinney

BOTTOM LINE: Not much devil, and not very deep.

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Men on Boats
(Off Off Broadway, The Wild Project, Clubbed Thumb)
Review by Dan Dinero

BOTTOM LINE: With one of the more “inaccurate” titles in recent memory, Men on Boats is a breath of fresh Western air in the downtown theatre scene.

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Significant Other
(Off Broadway, Laura Pels Theatre, Roundabout Theatre Company)
Review by Shani R. Friedman

BOTTOM LINE: A tight ensemble and funny writing don’t quite make up for underdeveloped characters in this dramedy about a gay man still trying to find The One after his friends all get married.

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(Off Off Broadway, Paradise Factory, Planet Connections)
Review by Eleanor J. Bader

BOTTOM LINE: The ways racism, sexism, homophobia, and sexual violence impact inner-city youth find expression in this timely, if somewhat predictable, look at the ways the personal and political converge in individual lives.

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Everyday Inferno is presenting two plays in rep June 4-21 at the Access Theatre Gallery. Called Punks and Provocateurs, the plays are Punk as Fuck and The Roaring Girl. Read more about the company and these ambitious productions at the Theasy blog!