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Theater Review: “My Perfect Mind” at 59E59 in New York City

“My Perfect Mind,” co-written and directed by Kathryn Hunter (who portrayed Mrs. Figg in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”), is a playful—and at times bewildering but in the best kind of way—examination of an actor’s relationship to the part of King Lear, a role that a stroke prevented him from playing on the stage.

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Theater review: “All That Fall” starring Michael Gambon

If you were to know as little as I did about the play “All That Fall” prior to attending, you would likely be taken off guard by the highly intimate theater, the nearly-bare stage, the minimal props, the scripts-in-hand, and the web of microphones hanging from the ceiling. But make no mistake, the most bewildering aspects of the show are in its brilliant writing and expert acting, proving just how captivating such a no-frills production can be.