Signature Theatre Company

Off-B’way Roundup: Shows at Signature and Amy and the Orphans

The Pershing Square Signature Center is currently housing a diverse array of theatrical attractions Off-Broadway, one from the resident Signature Theater Company and a pair from The New Group which is renting two of the complex’s spaces. Signature is presenting its revival of Edward Albee’s double bill At Home at the Zoo at the Diamond …

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Glenn Close Triumphs in Sunset; Plus Everybody

Most Broadway revivals of classical musicals featuring the original stars have been museum pieces vainly attempting to recreate the first incarnation’s magic. The resurrections of Yul Brynner in The King and I, Carol Channing in Hello, Dolly! and Angela Lansbury in Mame are some examples of this waxwork genre. Fortunately, Glenn Close’s return to her …

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Indecent and Signature Plays Show the Power of the Avant-Garde

Two highly theatrical productions demonstrate that the avant-garde stage can challenge as well as mystify. Paula Vogel’s Indecent at the Vineyard Theaters is a combination theater history lesson and searing docudrama on the impact of censorship and the oppression of groups deemed as “other.” Signature Plays, a triple bill of one-acts by revered playwrights in …

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