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MacBeth – Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City

Writer: William Shakespeare Director & Adaptor: Erica Schmidt Reviewer: Adrienne Sowers The politics of being a preteen girl are dark, complex, and can feel like life-or-death stakes are involved. Whispers and rumors fuel hormone-charged energies and create tension and high drama. So it stands to reason that Red Bull Theater’s production of MacBeth, ably adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt, ...

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The White Devil – Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York

Writer: John Webster Director: Louisa Proske Reviewer: Solace Murder, Mayhem, and Fun! This is John Webster’s The White Devil, currently running at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York’s West Village. Webster, who wrote his plays in the 17th century, usually collaborated with others; however, scholars believe The White Devil was the first play he wrote by himself. The White ...

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The School for Scandal – Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York

Francis Barber in The School for Scandel

Writer: Richard Brinsley Sheridan Director: Marc Vietor Reviewer: Tim Koch Would you rather be the subject of a salacious scandal, or the one talking about it? Set on “an eventful spring day” in London in 1777, The School for Scandal is a riotous revival of the classic comedy penned by Richard Brinsley Sheridan and first performed in that year. Produced ...

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