Roundabout Theatre Company

It's been almost 40 years since A Soldier's Play was first peformed off-Broadway.  It's now come to Broadway with just as much power -- and maybe more.

David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood star in A Soldier's Play.

Theater critic Michael Bourne reviews A Soldier's Play which is running at the Roundabout Theatre Company.


One revival is less than perfect but better than all the new shows he’s seen this season, and a very different revival is the best show he’s seen (so far). 

Theater critic Michael Bourne reviews Merrily We Roll Along, and Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish.

Click above to hear both reviews.

True West
Roundabout Theatre Company

Theater critic Michael Bourne was certainly impressed with the actors in Broadway's Revival of Sam Shepard's True West.

Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano star in this revival at the Roundabout Theatre.  In True West, Hawke's character confronts his brother, who is a screenwriter played by Paul Dano.

Hawke is a four-time Oscar nominee, twice for acting and and twice for acting.

Click above to hear Michael Bourne's review of True West.

John Lithgow
Michael Bourne for WBGO

John Lithgow earned a Tony award playing a badly injured rugby player in his Broadway debut 45 years ago. He’s starred in two dozen Broadway shows since then, and in his Roundabout Theatre debut he’s now playing himself. Theater critic Michael Bourne has a review.

The Broadway season is underway, but theater critic Michael Bourne is looking back -- way back -- You can listen to Michael Bourne's review by clicking the link above.