Theater

Pinter’s ‘Betrayal’ Stays True to Itself

by Seth Rogovoy (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., October 24, 2019) – Seeing the revival of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal currently on Broadway (at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, directed by Jamie Lloyd, running through December 8), reminds a theatergoer of the pleasures to be found in pure drama. By that I mean drama that isn’t about…

(Theater Review) ‘The Merchant of Venice,’ Shakespeare & Co., 7.31.16

The Merchant of Venice Shakespeare & Company Lenox, Mass. July 1 – August 21, 2016 Review by Seth Rogovoy (LENOX, Mass., July 31, 2016) – This summer’s production of “The Merchant of Venice,” directed by Tina Packer and starring Jonathan Epstein as Shylock, is Shakespeare & Company at its best, combining a skillful presentation of…

(Theater Review) ‘Fool for Love,’ Williamstown Theatre Festival, 7.24.14

  Fool for Love Williamstown Theatre Festival Williamstown, Mass. July 24-August 2, 2014 Review by Seth Rogovoy (WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., July 24, 2014) – If nothing else – and there’s plenty else, believe me – the production of “Fool for Love” running through August 2 on the Nikos Stage at Williamstown Theatre Festival reminds us why…

(Play Review) ‘Animal Crackers,’ Williamstown Theatre Festival

Animal Crackers Williamstown Theatre Festival Through Saturday, July 13, 2013 Review by Seth Rogovoy (WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.) – It turns out the Marx Brothers were Marxists in more than just name only. Their pointed, slapstick humor was really social satire way ahead of its time, as can be seen in the terrific, entertaining production of their…