Reviews, in alphabetical order by title
The REVIEWS listed on this page have been published by a wide range of newspapers,
magazines, and websites in the US and overseas. For details, click here.
A Dybbuk: “‘Don’t ask me what happened. It’s best not to know!': A Dybbuk, or Between two worlds."
Back to the Boulevard: “It’s Never Too Late: An Open Letter to future researchers, educators, and members of the theatre community willing to
unearth Jewish history, and from those documents create good theatre, such as Back to the Boulevard by Julianne (Bernstein)
Back to the Boulevard: “It's never too late to recover Jewish history: Back to the Boulevard."
Bathtub Moby Dick: “Captain Ahab in South Philadelphia."
Beautiful Boy: “A male Alice in a Catholic Wonderland."
Big Voice, The: God or Merman: “Catholic Falstaff and Baptist Prince Hal: The Big Voice: God or Merman?"
Bonhoeffer's Cost: “BONHOEFFER’S COST (Beacon): 60-second review."
Broken Glass: “‘Why is it so hard to be a Jew?': The yearning for acceptance and love in Arthur Miller’s Broken Glass."
Collected Stories: “Lifting the mothballed veils of secrecy."
Danse Macabre: “World premiere of a Jewish ‘Danse Macabre,' based on I.L. Peretz’s Yiddish play Bei Nakht Oyfn Altn Mark."
Danse Macabre: “World premiere of A Night in the Old Marketplace, a Jewish ‘Danse Macabre': A multi-layered new folk opera based on I.L.
Peretz’s Yiddish play Bei Nakht Oyfn Altn Mark (1906)."
Diary of Anne Frank, The: “Anne Frank, Alive in Philadelphia."
Diary of Anne Frank, The: “Hidden inside the Amsterdam attic: A guide to the secret Diary of Anne Frank."
Dickens' A Christmas Carol: “‘Haunt me no longer!': Redemption for Bernie Madoff, the American Scrooge, in 2011?"
Dickens' A Christmas Carol: “Redemption for Madoff in 2011? Or: Reflections on the American Scrooge."
Die Soldaten: “Die Soldaten: Lincoln Center Festival celebrates Independence Day at Park Avenue Armory with a German perspective."
Dov and Ali: “Dov and Ali: Women as victims or bridge builders?"
Driving Miss Daisy: “Driving Miss Daisy toward the US Elections."
Driving Miss Daisy: “Y'all people Jewish, ain’t you?: Driving Miss Daisy toward the US Elections."
Equus: “I am a horse: A review of Peter Shaffer’s Equus, written from the perspective and in the language of a blinded horse."
Every Brilliant Thing: Scott Greer in an entertaining, painful, life-enhancing play.
Fiddler on the Roof: “From Sholem Aleichem and Chagall to the Fiddler on the Roof: A short glossary of historical events, characters, and
Full Monty, The: “Swan Song of six unemployed workers: Introducing the penultimate performance of the dance-filled musical The Full Monty."
Graveyard Cabaret: “Death is a Cabaret Ol’ Chum—A Graveyard Cabaret at the Laurel Hill Cemetery with REV Theatre Company."
House, Divided: “Jewish Titans clashing in Israel and the US: House, Divided by Larry Loebell."
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying: “An American Everyman rising."
Israeli/Palestinian Play Festival: “Changing the world, one play at a time: Israeli/Palestinian Play Festival at Philadelphia’s Interact Theatre."
Macbeth: “Drunk at the gates of hell: Interview with Christopher Patrick Mullen on his translation of the Porter's speech."
Merchant of Venice, The : “Inside the brain and heart of Shylock, the Jew: The Quintessential Merchant of Venice."
Metronome Ticking: “Human beings on both sides of the Holocaust (Henrik Eger/Bob Spitz)" by Neilay Shah
Metronome Ticking: “Inside the heart of darkness: Metronome Ticking at Kristallnacht world premiere in Germany."
Mickle Street: “When Oscar Wilde Visited Walt Whitman in Camden."
Mickle Street: “There is more to life than theatrics."
Mickle Street: “Wilde visits Whitman in world-premiere play."
Nathan the Wise: “You may go, but forever be my friend: American premiere of powerful Nathan the Wise at the People’s Light and Theatre."
Oliver!: “Defanged Fagin, abused children, and Oliver!—the annual ‘cash cow'."
Phantom of the Opera, The: The Phantom of the Opera at the Academy of Music.
Playing Leni: “The doyenne of denial."
Playing Leni: “Leni Riefenstahl, Hitler's filmmaker, arrested in Philadelphia."
Playing Leni: “Leni Riefenstahl: Hitler’s film Jezebel or female Faustus?"
Producers, The: “Location, location, location: How theatre critics construct and deconstruct The Producers in Berlin and in Philadelphia."
Raw Onion Review: “That’s Just Like Your Opinion, Man: RAW ONION REVIVAL (IRC) actors become their own critics."
R&J : “Elizabethan theatre 2008: Bringing Romeo and Juliet back to life through Mauckingbird's innovative production of
Joe Calarco's Shakespeare's R&J."
River Niger, The: “‘I want people to leave the theater and do something': Conversation with artistic director Deb Braak." BSR, June 9, 2015.
Souvenir: “The tragicomedy of only listening to one's inner voice: Two theatres creating a most extraordinary Souvenir."
Submission, The: “Breaking some of America’s most sensitive taboos:THE SUBMISSION by Jeff Talbot."
Summer Club: “From the Arden to Swinging on the Shore."
Summer Stage: “NICE WORK on a Summer Stage."
Sunset Boulevard: “Sunset Boulevard (Media Theatre): Ann Crumb as Norma Desmond, the delusional diva."
Thrill Me: “Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb story on stage."
Visiting Mr. Green: “A Visit with Jewish war veterans."
Visiting Mr. Green: “Visiting Jewish war veterans, Visiting Mr. Green."