The Butcher of Flatbush Avenue Extension

Jesus! This is one damn good art exhibit

Jesus! This is one damn good art exhibit

Art: The Brooklyn Museum’s controversial portrait show — including the ants crawling on the crucifix — is a hit! Comments (3)

And baby makes art! Kotak delivers a profound piece — and a son

Art: A rave from The Butcher for Marni Kotak’s live birth in a Bushwick studio. Comments (6)

Brooklyn Museum’s Vishnu show is fit for a king

Art: A king obsessed with Vishnu, of course. Comments (3)
Theater: It’s a rave for the Willow Place theater troupe from our critic. Comments (2)

Heights Players soar on Coward’s ‘Wings’

Brooklyn Heights: The Heights Players is finally feeling its age with its production of Noel Coward’s light-hearted comedy “Waiting in the Wings” — but the plucky Willow Place troupe has never been more charming. Comment
Theater: The play may be called “Jitney” and set in a gypsy cab station, but August Wilson’s early work is not about driving cars. Comment
Theater: The new production of Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” at the BAM Harvey is laughable. Comment

New boxing drama at St. Ann’s lacks punch

New boxing drama at St. Ann’s lacks punch

Theater: “Beautiful Burnout” has some nice moments, but it’ll make you throw in the towel early, our critic says. Comments (1)
Theater: Geoffrey Rush should win an Oscar for “Diary of a Madman” at BAM. Comments (2)

This ‘Frost/Nixon’ is like the president himself — riveting, but flawed

Theater: The Heights Players prides itself on its intimacy, and that couldn’t be more evident in its current production of “Frost/Nixon.” Comments (3)
Theater: The mousy man in the Broadway memorabilia-filled apartment just wants to be entertained by a story and a few good songs. Comment

A ‘Borkman’ for a long, cold winter

A ‘Borkman’ for a long, cold winter

Theater: The Butcher’s review finds this Alan Rickman-led production just a bit too chilly. But, hey, it’s Ibsen, so what did he expect? Comment

‘Women’ on the verge! Heights Players prison comedy is a riot

Theater: There is something incongruous about seeing a production of “Women Behind Bars,” a 1975 Tom Eyen play that was a smash hit when it starred Divine and opened Off-Off-Broadway, in the former church on quaint (and historic) Willow Place in Brooklyn Heights that the Heights Players have called home since 1962. Comments (1)

Daniel Kitson is fantastic in one-man show at St. Ann’s Warehouse

Theater: Ignore the title; “The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church” is a thirill ride. Comment

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