The Band's Visit
Off Broadway, Atlantic Theater Company

Reviewed by Shoshana Roberts

BOTTOM LINE: A captivating musical about an Egyptian band in an Israeli desert in which humor, beauty, and talent all fuse together seamlessly.

"Once not long ago a group of musicians came to Israel from Egypt. You probably didn’t hear about it. It wasn’t very important." With these lines, projected during the overture, The Band's Visit begins. The thing is, what seems unimportant can, if we are open to the possibility, affect our life, or at the very least, touch our heart...

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(Off Off Broadway, Kraine Theater)
Review by Ran Xia

BOTTOM LINE: Alex Curtis’s delightful solo literally draws you into a world of magic, and elaborates a story of love, loss, and finding hope with one’s own strength.

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Day of Absence

Day of Absence
(Off Off Broadway, Negro Ensemble Company at Theatre 80)
Review by Elizabeth Kipp-Giusti

BOTTOM LINE: The Negro Ensemble Company celebrates their illustrious fifty-year history with Douglas Turner Ward’s Day of Absence, a revival of one of the most important satires of the twentieth century.

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In Between Silence

In Between Silence, where we really exist
(Off Off Broadway, Barrow Street Theatre)
Review by Rosie Vaughn

BOTTOM LINE: In Between Silence, where we really exist is a sensory experience and a master class in storytelling, using beautiful soundscapes to subtly underscore the beautiful complexity of the human experience.

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Peter & The Wolf
(Off Broadway, Works & Process at the Guggenheim Museum)
Review by Shani R. Friedman

BOTTOM LINE: The legendary fashion designer returns as the narrator for the 10th anniversary of this modern take on the classic children’s story, and brings his wit, New York sensibility, and charming costumes to delight wee ones and adults.

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Notes From the Field
(Off Broadway, Second Stage)
Review by Helen Herbert

BOTTOM LINE: A powerful new work that gives voice to the victims of the low-income public education system.

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(Off Broadway, New Georges and The Sol Project at A.R.T./New York Theatres)
Review by Billy McEntee

BOTTOM LINE: Alligator is a bold and fresh new play by gifted playwright Hilary Bettis about the struggles and triumphs in defining ourselves.

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