By Michael Gioia
02 Nov 2012
|Photo by Kevin Thomas Garcia|
Concluding Nov. 4
Closer Than Ever (Off-Broadway at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's). The York Theatre Company's critically acclaimed production of Closer Than Ever, the revue that features the songs of Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire, features George Dvorsky, Anika Larsen, Marya Grandy and Sal Viviano. The production is described as "an intimate revue about love, friendship, security, happiness – and holding onto those essentials in a world that pulls us in a hundred directions at once." Visit YorkTheatre.org.
Harper Regan (Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater Company). Simon Stephens' Harper Regan features Mary McCann in the title role with Christopher Innvar, Mary Beth Peil, Jordan Lage, Madeleine Martin, Gareth Saxe and more. Here's how ATC characterizes the new work: "One strange evening, Harper Regan (McCann) decides to walk away from her husband (Saxe), her daughter (Martin) and her home. She tells no one where she's going or whether she's ever coming back. She tosses family, history and fate straight up in the air, and it looks like she might be gone for good. In Simon Stephens' acclaimed play, which premiered in 2008 at the U.K.'s National Theatre, we are folded into an absorbing story about a woman who explores the limits of loyalty, morality, and the bonds of family." Visit AtlanticTheater.org.