By the Way, Meet Vera Stark OFF-BROADWAY REVIEWS

  • NY TIMES

  • Opening Night:
    May 9, 2011
    Closing:
    June 12, 2011

    Theater: Second Stage Theatre / 305 West 43rd Street, New York, NY, 10036

    Synopsis: 

    Sanaa Lathan and Stephanie J. Block star in the world premiere comedy, By the way, Meet Vera Stark, a new play by Lynn Nottage, directed by Jo Bonney.

    A seventy-year journey into the life of Vera Stark (Lathan), a headstrong African-American maid and budding actress, and her tangled relationship with her boss (Block), a white Hollywood star desperately grasping to hold onto her career. When circumstances collide and both women land roles in the same Southern epic, the story behind the cameras leaves Vera with a controversial legacy scholars will debate for years to come.

    BUY TICKETS BUY GROUP TICKETS
  • NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

    A Black Actress Trying to Rise Above a Maid

    BEN BRANTLEY

    May 10, 2011: A biting wind of realism, blowing both hot and cold, sweeps into the second act of “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark,” the fitful comedy by Lynn Nottage that opened on Monday night at Second Stage Theater.

    READ THE REVIEW

BEST REVIEWED SHOWS

    JerseyBoys    Phantom    Motown    Wicked
DOWNLOAD THE APP