“The Joy Wheel” at the Ruskin Group Theatre

With The Joy Wheel, playwright Ian McRae has crafted a terrific, raucous comedy filled with vividly written characters that conjure up memories of the best of Neil Simon, seasoned with whiffs of the head-butting “Honeymooners,” and served up with delicious, outrageous sexual frankness by Jason Alexander’s superb direction. Frank (Dann Florek) and Stella (Gina Hecht) … Continue reading “The Joy Wheel” at the Ruskin Group Theatre

“A Raisin in the Sun” at the Ruskin Group Theatre

“What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?”—Langston Hughes The greatest American plays of the Twentieth Century are domestic dramas—Death of a Salesman, Awake and Sing, Long Day’s Journey into Night. To the roster of Miller, Odets and O’Neill, the name of Lorraine Hansberry is etched in … Continue reading “A Raisin in the Sun” at the Ruskin Group Theatre