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Friday, November 13, 2015

THE PAVILION(Off-off-Broadway: The Producer’s Club)You know the... by David Levy

THE PAVILION(Off-off-Broadway: The Producer’s Club)You know the story: middle-aged white guy has a mid-life crisis, so attends high school reunion to attempt to rekindle things with his hi…

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THE PAVILION(Off-off-Broadway: The Producer’s Club)review by... by David Levy

THE PAVILION(Off-off-Broadway: The Producer’s Club)review by David Levy You know the story: middle-aged white guy has a mid-life crisis, so attends high school reunion to attempt to rekind…

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Monday, November 9, 2015

250 Word Reviews: Dada Woof Papa Hot by David Levy

Originally published on 250 Word Reviews. DADA WOOF PAPA HOT (Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse) Most gay men of a certain age never envisioned a world in which t…

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DADA WOOF PAPA HOT(Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater at the... by David Levy

DADA WOOF PAPA HOT(Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse)Most gay men of a certain age never envisioned a world in which they could get married and have children. At …

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DADA WOOF PAPA HOT(Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater at the... by David Levy

DADA WOOF PAPA HOT(Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse)review by David Levy Most gay men of a certain age never envisioned a world in which they could get married a…

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

250 Word Reviews: On Your Feet: THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN by David Levy

Originally published on 250 Word Reviews. ON YOUR FEET:THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN (Broadway: Marquis Theatre) One gets the feeling about halfway through the first act of On You…

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ON YOUR FEET:THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN(Broadway:... by David Levy

ON YOUR FEET:THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN(Broadway: Marquis Theatre)One gets the feeling about halfway through the first act of On Your Feet that were you to quiz the cast where the …

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ON YOUR FEET:THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN(Broadway:... by David Levy

ON YOUR FEET:THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN(Broadway: Marquis Theatre)review by David Levy One gets the feeling about halfway through the first act of On Your Feet that were you to…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

SYLVIA(Broadway: Cort Theatre)If there’s one reason to see... by David Levy

SYLVIA(Broadway: Cort Theatre)If there’s one reason to see Sylvia, A. R. Gurney’s 1995 canine comedy making its Broadway debut, it’s Annaleigh Ashford. As the titular tail-wagger, she …

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SYLVIA(Broadway: Cort Theatre)review by David LevyIf there’s one... by David Levy

SYLVIA(Broadway: Cort Theatre)review by David Levy If there’s one reason to see Sylvia, A. R. Gurney’s 1995 canine comedy making its Broadway debut, it’s Annaleigh Ashford. As the titu…

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250 Word Reviews: Sylvia by David Levy

Originally published on 250 Word Reviews. SYLVIA (Broadway: Cort Theatre) If there’s one reason to see Sylvia, A. R. Gurney’s 1995 canine comedy making its Broadway debut, it’s Annalei…

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

250 Word Reviews: Dames At Sea by David Levy

Originally published on 250 Word Reviews. DAMES AT SEA (Broadway: The Helen Hayes Theatre) Dames at Sea first delighted audiences in 1966 with its low-budget, can-do spunk. A gentle spoof of…

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DAMES AT SEA(Broadway: The Helen Hayes Theatre)Dames at Sea... by David Levy

DAMES AT SEA(Broadway: The Helen Hayes Theatre)Dames at Sea first delighted audiences in 1966 with its low-budget, can-do spunk. A gentle spoof of 1930s movie musicals, the show prefigured t…

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DAMES AT SEA(Broadway: The Helen Hayes Theatre)review by David... by David Levy

DAMES AT SEA(Broadway: The Helen Hayes Theatre)review by David Levy Dames at Sea first delighted audiences in 1966 with its low-budget, can-do spunk. A gentle spoof of 1930s movie musicals, …

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

CastAlbums.org: REVIEW: Woman of the Year – Original Broadway Cast by David Levy

Originally published on CastAlbums.org. There are certain shows by the giants of musical theater that have lesser reputations. While often these reputations are earned (e.g. late-period Andr…

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Friday, August 21, 2015

CastAlbums.org: REVIEW: Doctor Zhivago – Original Broadway Cast Recording by David Levy

Originally published on CastAlbums.org. I don’t think any of us expected to hear a cast recording from Doctor Zhivago, a show that had more above-the-title producers than performances …

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

CastAlbums.org: REVIEW: Pageant – 2014 Off-Broadway Cast by David Levy

Originally published on CastAlbums.org. When Side Show hit Broadway in 1998, I became fascinated with the career of lyricist Bill Russell. I had never heard of him before, but I discovered h…

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Sunday, July 5, 2015

CastAlbums.org: REVIEW: The Golden Apple – First Full-Length Recording by David Levy

Originally published on CastAlbums.org. The Golden Apple is one of those scores that has taken on something of a mythic air, which is entirely appropriate for this Broadway rethinking of The…

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Medium: Blood, Sex, and Tears – The Queer Theater of Little Shop of Horrors by David Levy

Originally published on Medium. I found myself with an unexpected case of “the feels” last night at Little Shop of Horrors at Encores! Off-Center, so I sat down to word-vomit a bit on Tu…

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Monday, April 27, 2015

Flavorpill: REVIEW: Anime, Gaming & Theater Combine in “Kapow-i GoGo” by David Levy

Originally published on Flavorpill. Take one part 8-bit RPG, one part serialized anime, add some cardboard props and a dash of comedy, and you might have something resembling Kapow-i GoGo, …

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

CastAlbums.org: REVIEW: Dames at Sea – Original London Cast Recording by David Levy

Originally published on CastAlbums.org. Dames at Sea is the quintessential “little show that could,” growing from a sketch to a nightclub show to a proper off-Broadway musical to…

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Flavorpill: Athleticism and Aestheticism Combine in “Séquence 8″ by David Levy

Originally published on Flavorpill. At the intersection of dance and athletics, you might find Séquence 8, the “nouveau cirque spectacular” at City Center through April 26. This show fr…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

CastAlbums.org: REVIEW: Jack the Ripper – Original London Cast Album by David Levy

Originally published on CastAlbums.org. If you ever wondered what Sweeney Todd might have sounded like in the hands of Lionel Bart, you should give Jack The Ripper a spin. The long-lost cas…

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

CastAlbums.org: REVIEW: The Fortress of Solitude – Original Cast Recording by David Levy

Originally published on CastAlbums.org. I’ve had The Fortress of Solitude cast album on my phone for a week and I can’t stop listening to it. Michael Friedman has given us one of…

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Book Reviews: "The Great White Way..." and "Black Broadway..." by David Levy

The Great White Way provides an enlightening experience with the potential to open the reader to radical reconsideration of classic and contemporary shows alike ... Black Broadway is a great…

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Book Review: "The Untold Stories of Broadway: Tales from the world's most famous theaters (Volume 1)" by David Levy

History, as we all learned from Stephen Sondheim's "Something in a Tree," is shaped as much by the storytellers as it is by the story. Herein lies both the charm and the challenge of The Unt…

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Remedial Queens: More Loesser Than You Can Handle by David Levy

With two of Frank Loesser’s biggest hits returning in the form of simultaneous all-star concerts,  last week New York experienced a rare treat for Classic Broadway lovers and the ClaB…

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Book Review: "Nothing Like a Dame: Conversations with the Great Women of Musical Theater" by David Levy

Subtitled "Conversations with the Great Women of Musical Theater," Shapiro's book delivers exactly what the title promises: interviews with (mostly) above-the-title stars, presented as strai…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Book Review "Newsies: Stories of the Unlikely Broadway Hit" by David Levy

Taking the form of an oral history, including diverse voices from the property's history brought together by editor (and Newsies dramaturg) Ken Cerniglia, this new addition to the genre make…

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Monday, February 3, 2014

Remedial Queens: Little Me by David Levy

This week, Encores! kicks off its 21st season with Little Me, a jazzy musical comedy — emphasis on comedy — which features a hysterical book by Neil Simon specifically crafted a…

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Remedial Queens: Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert by David Levy

Love Broadway musicals but hate having to sit through all that talking between the songs? You’re in luck. In the next couple of months, you can catch the New York Philharmonic doing S…

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