Without heartbreak, it’s unlikely that a majority of our dramatic works would even exist. Then again, without some pain in the heart, own lives would not be fully realized. One current show on the boards reflect the anguish and pain that reality can bring, and yet it does it in such a superb manner that we feel a wave of catharsis and empathy long before the curtain falls. [Read more…] about Theater Review: Christopher Hampton’s “The Father”
Manhattan Theatre Club
Any opportunity to see Linda Lavin on stage is one worth seizing and although her latest Broadway project may not be the most riveting piece of theater, it shouldn’t be disregarded. Richard Greenberg’s memory play, Our Mother’s Brief Affair is a quiet and profound glimpse into the layered complexities of human interaction.