Seat Filler: NYC Theater Guide for November 2012
BY Brandon Voss
October 30 2012 9:00 AM ET
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
In this 50th anniversary revival, Edward Albee’s masterpiece is in masterful hands with Steppenwolf’s Tracy Letts and Amy Morton — August: Osage County’s playwright and star — as combative boozers George and Martha, one of the most dysfunctional couples in history. Helmed by Clybourne Park’s Pam MacKinnon, this superlative staging shoots for exhilarating truth and realism in sobering contrast to the campier 2005 revival with Kathleen Turner.
Booth Theatre, through February 24.
An Enemy of the People
Manhattan Theatre Club and director Doug Hughes must be commended for making Ibsen’s musty 1882 morality play feel so vibrant, relevant, and accessible. Dependable stage veterans Boyd Gaines and Richard Thomas chew the scenery just enough as influential brothers feuding when one finds toxic water pollution at the local baths — a discovery that would make him a hero if the baths weren’t the small Norwegian community’s main revenue source.
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, through November 18.
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- Low-Income Apartment Complex for LGBT Seniors Opens in Philadelphia
- Johnny and Tara at 30 Rock, Can't Stop With Play-By-Play
- Google's International Women's Day Doodle Includes Trans Women
- Politics South Carolina Legislators Vote to Cut University Funding for Assigning LGBT Books March 09 2014 4:46 PM
- Politics WATCH: One Gay Man's Touching Plea for Equality in Utah March 09 2014 3:09 PM
- Religion Uncomfortable: Timothy Dolan Versus Pope on Civil Unions March 09 2014 3:04 PM
- Politics WATCH: Low-Income Apartments for LGBT Seniors Open March 09 2014 1:49 PM
- Comedy Johnny and Tara at 30 Rock, Can't Stop With Play-By-Play March 09 2014 1:00 PM
- Comedy 8 Movies Made Better With 'Let It Go' March 09 2014 11:50 AM
- Film Gay-Helmed Sci-Fi Film Space Station 76 Debuts at SXSW March 08 2014 8:15 PM