Chalk it up to pot brownies and, even more, provocatively polyamorous Pip (Lena Hall), who hunts her own meat and slays in the bedroom with two live-in boyfriends (David McElwee and Austin Smith). Sarah Ruhl’s play starts with promise, is skillfully acted and deftly staged by Rebecca Taichman, but after a magical twist, one of the author’s signatures, the story about the limits and limitlessness of love turns ungainly and less interesting. “My life is so small!” says George. The play is too much.
“946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips” St. Ann’s Warehouse
The coolest cat in town through April 9 is the titular tabby in this charming and surprisingly touching creation by author Michael Morpurgo (“War Horse”), director Emma Rice and the ever-inventive British Kneehigh Theatre Company, known for “Brief Encounter” and “Tristan & Yseult.” A talented multitasking ensemble and a merry band of musicians recall a dark slice of World War II. The number in the show’s name recalls casualties when a supposed “rehearsal” for D-Day and the Normandy invasion turned all too real.Read more at NYDailyNews