Sunday, March 9, 2014

Sending Up An Artform and Inviting Everybody to Laugh in 'Stage Kiss'

He (Dominic Fumusa) and She (Jessica Hecht) share a "Stage Kiss." Photo by Joan Marcus.


is a broad-spectrum cure.

Playwright Sarah Ruhl has the exact remedy in "Stage Kiss," at Playwrights Horizons Mainstage Theater in an extended run through 6 April.

SR gets to poke fun at so many things, many relating to the theater world's foibles from laidback "Go with your instincts" directors to undeserved revivals of bad old plays.

Despite the theatrical in-jokes, there is nothing exclusionary about "Stage Kiss." SR invites the audience into the plots and subplots of "Stage Kiss," a work about love and marriage, passion and reinvention. "Stage Kiss" leans heavily on the device of a play within a play … More shortly

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