The Observer

Michael Appler

Feb 01, 2019
Review: Tarell Alvin McCraney’s ‘Choir Boy,’ Fearless and Faithful, Makes Radiant Broadway Debut (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Review: At “Awake,” A Carousel of American Contention (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Review: Gilded in Glitter, How Much Jukebox Inferno Can ‘The Cher Show’ Take? (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Review: Martin Moran’s ‘The Tricky Part’ Returns to Prove the Power of Testimony (Story)
Dec 02, 2018
Review: In ‘The Making of King Kong,’ a Hallucinatory Descent into the American Imagination (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Review: Stoppard’s ‘The Hard Problem’ Looks for Humanity in Human Consciousness (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Review: ‘The Prom’ Is a Celebratory Trumpian Footloose When We Need It Most (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Review: ‘Wild Goose Dreams’ Takes You to the Lonely Frontier of Digital Life (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Review: At LCT, ‘Plot Points In Our Sexual Development’ Traces the Edges of Queer Intimacy (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Review: ‘The Ferryman’ Steers Us to the Crossroads of Family and Myth, History and Tradition (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Review: “Torch Song” Breathes New Life, Radiantly Led By Michael Urie (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Review: At Ars Nova, ‘Rags Parkland’ Takes Us To Our Future (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Review: ‘Eve’s Song’ Makes An Ambitious Attempt at Tackling Family and Violence in Black America (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Review: In ‘Midsummer’ The Mobile Unit Delivers a Joyous Celebration of Life and Shakespeare (Story)
Aug 05, 2018
Review: ‘Skintight’ Takes Beauty to Task (Story)
Jun 29, 2018
Review: “Log Cabin,” and the Wilderness of LGBTQ Equality (Story)
Jun 23, 2018
Review: In “Sugar in Our Wounds,” The Measure of Black, Queer America (Story)
Jun 22, 2018
Review: At the Delacorte, a Refreshingly Conventional “Othello” (Story)
Jun 06, 2018
Review: In “Peace for Mary Frances,” A Terrifying Looking-Glass of Loss (Story)
May 31, 2018
Review: In “Your Alice,” A Wonderland Shattered (Story)
May 21, 2018
Review: “Light Shining in Buckinghamshire” and the Revolution that Never Happened (Story)
May 07, 2018
2018 Tony Award Predictions: Angels Prevail, Wizards Too (Story)
May 01, 2018
Review: “My Fair Lady” is Newly Restored, Brilliantly Led by Lauren Ambrose (Story)
May 01, 2018
Review: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Comes to Broadway, Spellbound (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Review: “Saint Joan” is Revived on Broadway; Condola Rashad Soars (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
Review: Donna Summer’s Bio-Musical Opens on Broadway, Primed for (If Nothing Else) a Good Time (Story)
Apr 21, 2018
Review: “Children of a Lesser God” is Revived with Breakout Star Lauren Ridloff (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
Review: “Carousel” is Revived on Broadway, Ill-Timed and Ill-Equipped (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Review: The Heartrending Rapture of Ars Nova’s “The Lucky Ones” (Story)
Apr 08, 2018
Review: “Mean Girls” Opens on Broadway for a New Age and New Generation (Story)
Mar 20, 2018
Carousel in a #MeToo Moment (Story)
Jan 08, 2018
In The Theater District, Ferguson Misremembered (Story)
Dec 17, 2016
FCLC’s Indie Rock Band, Avenue Eight, Releases Debut EP (Story)