Magis continues to fulfill our mission of bringing neglected classics to contemporary audiences with "The Alcestiad." 

Read about it in Jonathan Mandel's reivew in "New York Theater"

Selected press and reviews from previous productions

 

MIRACLE IN RWANDA  Spring 2019

"What is so amazing is this play shows how despite such a huge amount of pain from both sides peace can be had and humanity can forgive and start anew.... what I learned was astonishing."  

Suzanna Bowling- Times Square Chronicles

CALDERON’S TWO DREAMS   Winter 2017

"joyously immersive," "unique," and "talented and energetic."

 

*mark    Spring 2014

 "moving, creative, exciting, challenging, profound."  James Martin

“a tour de force…smooth use of voice variation and inflection to shift from one character to the next. His movements made you believe Jesus was indeed walking on water.”

Alex Santora

 

OCCUPY OLYMPUS!    Summer 2013

The production was hailed as "theatrical greatness," "outstanding," and "fringe theatre at its best," and played to sold-out houses at this prestigious festival, and was featured by A.C. Lee of the New York Times

 

SHAKUNTALA AND THE RING OF RECOGNITION   Winter 2010

 

“Shakuntala” is about enchantment …and about the spell cast by aesthetic experiences, like Mr. Drance’s artful staging… he shows what an accessible, delightful work it can be onstage.”   Rachel Saltz  New York Times

“The essentials of Indian cultural constructs are well understood. So are the importance of mime, stylized gestures and the role of the clown.” Manjeet Singh  The Hindu

 

THE GREAT DIVORCE   Winter 2007

The Magis Theater Company, though, is daring to be different… long on theatrical skill

and remarkably short on preachiness…plenty to say to those interested in matters of the spirit.” Neil Genzlinger New York Times