Sunday, December 2

Five-Word Review of: Swimming with Sharks (Vaudeville)

Slater shines as Hollywood sleaze.

(Starring Christan Slater and Helen Baxendale.)

Thursday, November 22

Five-Word Review of: Macbeth (Gielgud)

Stewart’s Macbeth rides power’s vicissitudes.

(Starring Patrick Stewart.)

Monday, November 19

Five-Word Review of: The Bicycle Men (The King's Head Theatre)

Pros deliver unsurpassed comedy excellence.

(Starring Dan Castellaneta.)

Saturday, November 3

Five-Word Review of: NOIR (AiRealism, The Albany)

“Darkly” exciting ensemble trapeze performance.

Monday, October 8

Five-Word Review of: The Vegemite Tales (The Venue)

Captures the Aussie London experience.

Friday, August 3

Sunday, July 1

Friday, June 22

Five-Word Review of: Cymbeline (Cheek by Jowl, Barbican Theatre)

Storytelling enlivens lesser-known play.

Sunday, May 20

Tuesday, March 27

Five-Word Review of: The Merchant of Venice

American company highlights play’s relevancy.

(Special Stratford-upon-Avon edition. Theatre for a New Audience at Swan Theatre.)

Monday, March 26

Five-Word Review of: The Glass Menagerie (Apollo Theatre)

Cast delivers classic Williams despondency.

(Written by Tennessee Williams. Starring Jessica Lange. )

Friday, March 23

Five-Word Review of: Boeing Boeing (Comedy Theatre)

Outstanding comic timing and characterizations.

(Starring Mark Rylance.)

Tuesday, March 13

Five-Word Review of: Stung (Theatro Technis)

Interesting concept piece misses opportunities.

Friday, March 2

Five-Word Review of: Grand Theft Impro (The Wheatsheaf)

Performers' laughter exceeded the audience's.