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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…

SOURCE: The Craptacular at 02:32PM
Monday, January 6, 2014

Remedial Queens: Five Broadway Lessons from My Mom by David Levy

On December 29, 2013, my mom, Lois Levy, passed away at age 67. (Read my eulogy for her.) In her memory, I’d like to offer a different kind of Broadway history: a short history of the …

SOURCE: The Craptacular at 04:18PM
Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Remedial Queens: The Making Of Chronicles by David Levy

I’m not sure when gift cards became a controversial gift (are they lazy? are they thoughtless?)  because frankly, I think they’re the actual best. Seriously. The only thing bett…

SOURCE: The Craptacular at 12:18AM
Monday, December 9, 2013

Remedial Queens: Who Will Love Side Show As It Am? by David Levy

Every so often, a show that flops hard on Broadway leaves in its aftermath a corps of fans devoted to keeping its memory alive. With shows like Candide, Merrily We Roll Along, Carrie, and co…

SOURCE: The Craptacular at 11:39PM
Monday, November 18, 2013

Remedial Queens: The Five “Bs” of Bob Fosse by David Levy

Even though Bob Fosse’s been dead longer than many of our readers have been alive, I can’t imagine that anyone here doesn’t have at least a passing familiarity with his wor…

SOURCE: The Craptacular at 06:51PM
Monday, November 4, 2013

Remedial Queens: Smile by David Levy

When I moved to New York in February, I was thrilled to learn that one of the most notorious flops in Broadway history, Moose Murders, would be receiving its first New York revival off-off-…

SOURCE: The Craptacular at 07:44PM
Friday, October 25, 2013

Remedial Queens: The REAL Curse of the Bambino by David Levy

So from what I understand, there are these things called sports which are like musicals in that the performers rehearse for a long time and then perform in front of an audience but unlike mu…

SOURCE: The Craptacular at 04:38PM
Friday, October 18, 2013

Remedial Queens: One Touch of Venus by David Levy

A couple of weeks ago, you may have felt a disturbance in The (Broadway) Force — the sound of a thousand queens suddenly squealing with a mixture of delight and disbelief. The momentous oc…

SOURCE: The Craptacular at 02:21PM
Friday, October 11, 2013

Introducing REMEDIAL QUEENS by David Levy

Have you ever seen Twitter blow up with excitement about some older star appearing at 54 Below only to find yourself asking, “Who?” Does the annual announcement of the Encores! s…

SOURCE: The Craptacular at 05:42PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards