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Review: Lucy Prebble’s “The Effect” Explores True Love at the Barrow Street Theatre

March 22, 2016 | Off-Broadway > | Tags:

Playwright Lucy Prebble attempts to cover an expansive range of themes in the North American premiere of her play “The Effect” at the Barrow Street Theatre. Although this choice gives her play a range of diverse and interesting conflicts, it fails to give the play a cohesive core leaving the audience to wonder what Ms. Prebble was trying to accomplish….

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“Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes” at the Barrow Street Theatre (Closed Sunday November 30, 2014

October 10, 2014 | Off-Broadway > | Tags:

In October 1970, on his fourth attempt to smuggle hashish from Turkey to the United States, “the blond hippie” Billy Hayes was apprehended and remanded to Sağmalcılar prison for a four year and two month sentence. Because of then President Nixon’s war on the smuggling of drugs into the United States and his pressure on countries like Turkey to stem…

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“Buyer & Cellar” at the Barrow Street Theatre (Closed July 27, 2013)

July 2, 2013 | Off-Broadway > | Tags:

Reality collides with fantasy in Jonathan Tolins’ new play “Buyer & Cellar” resulting in a near-nuclear reaction of comedy, sentimentality, and sheer brilliance. Some rich and impressive collaboration has ignited the stage of the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater with the opening of Jonathon Tolins’ new play aptly titled “Buyer and Cellar.” First is the combination of the fascinating, well structured script…

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