Professors (and psychologists) of literature have argued that there are only 7 basic plots in all storytelling. Or maybe 9. Or 36. Or, according to mythologist Joseph Campbell, one plot. Laura Linney now stars on Broadway in a play about one woman’s story. Or maybe everyone’s story.
Theater critic Michael Bourne reviews a new play at Manhattan Theatre Club at Samuel J Friedman Theater on Broadway My Name is Lucy Barton.
Recently, almost as often as popular movies have become Broadway musicals, popular singers and songs have inspired new shows on Broadway. Theater critic Michael reviews a new show adapted from a 1995 groundbreaking album from Alanis Morrisette, Jagged Little Pill.
From Academy Award-winning writer Diablo Cody (Juno) comes an original story of suburban subversion inspired by Morissette’s Grammy-Award winning album.
Jagged Little Pill is running at the Broadhurst Theatre.