Review: NATIVE GARDENS at Victory Gardens Theater

Review: NATIVE GARDENS at Victory Gardens Theater

This is a play that wields commentary about race and entitlement with swift aim, making incisions that cut deep.

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Review: RAGTIME at Griffin Theatre

Review: RAGTIME at Griffin Theatre

The cast of Griffin Theatre Company’s production of RAGTIME, directed by Scott Weinstein. Photo by Michael Brosilow. Many consider the Tony-laden, late-90s musical RAGTIME an American classic. But I have to admit that I’m perplexed as to how its popularity even lasted this long. There’s no denying that the Ragtime music, the historical figures (Harry...

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In Timeline’s A DISAPPEARING NUMBER, Comfort Can Be Found in the Orderly World of Numbers

In Timeline’s A DISAPPEARING NUMBER, Comfort Can Be Found in the Orderly World of Numbers

In this challenging and dividing cultural moment, there can perhaps be no greater longing than the one to make order out of chaos. And that is precisely why the characters in A DISAPPEARING NUMBER are so drawn to mathematics: that universe follows a separate and orderly reality—a reality far more comforting than the one in which these individuals (and the audience members) find themselves. It is a startling and lovely resonance, reinforced by Timeline’s equally lovely production.

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