All stories by Holli Harms on BroadwayStars

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Artists on Artworks—Meg Okura on Anxiety and Hope in Japanese Art  by Holli Harms

Kahlil Gibran wrote, “we humans are creatures of form and color.” “Music," he said, “lures us to search our souls for the meaning of the mysteries described in ancient works.” Exac…

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Monday, May 13, 2024

Twelfth Night by Holli Harms

The intimate stage at Axis Theater in the West Village is an ideal venue for this production. I, for the first time, really heard the words and the story and was even more wowed by Shakespea…

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Thursday, May 2, 2024


THIS JUST IN FROM PARIS!!! BAB ILO is a fabulously intimate find in a city that beckons at every corner. Settle in with a drink and some stunning music brought to you by some of Paris' and …

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Friday, April 19, 2024

Lempicka by Holli Harms

This is the musical every artist will want to be a part of and every audience member will be talking about. Commanding, towering songs that take your breath and demand your attention and a s…

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Monday, April 15, 2024


This is a tight, strong, remarkable cast, and the staging, by Rebecca Aparicio, is directed as a dance of both struggle and joy for the senses.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The MOTH PROJECT – Music/Pictures/Words by Holli Harms

Peter Kiesewalter has crafted a beautiful event exploring the mysterious life of moths, their profound similarity to humans - our transformations, migrations, conflicts, biodiversity, and co…

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Saturday, April 6, 2024

The Who’s TOMMY by Holli Harms

Much of the production is at a race pace that never gives us the chance to fall into the characters. We are never able to lock into the story. We are sitting back enjoying the wonderful perf…

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Monday, March 18, 2024

Before The Drugs Kick In by Holli Harms

Before The Drugs Kick In is funny, heart-wrenching, and not to be missed. How Lemme creatively rolls out the story, discreetly turning one card after the other over until the deck is face up…

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Sunday, March 17, 2024

My Mother Had Two Faces by Holli Harms

This is a quiet, fun, frightening and beautiful performance by Trachtenberg as she wears the masks of her mother.

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Friday, March 15, 2024

Lucie Jones by Holli Harms

It was a wonderful, too short, evening. Come back Lucie Jones! Broadway - hello!

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Thursday, March 14, 2024

Maiden Voyage by Holli Harms

The play picks up beautifully in the last hour both visually and thematically.  Moving with emotions and stories and desperation to save themselves and their vessel.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

It’s De-Lovely: Jeff Harnar Sings Cole Porter by Holli Harms

I happen to like Jeff Hernar's Cole Porter show so much because I get to step into places like Birdland and revel in the music, the songs, the place, and their history, and be joyfully trans…

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Friday, March 8, 2024

Bliss Street: An Original Rock ’n’ Roll Legacy by Holli Harms

A gathering of music and theater lovers with wonderful music and stories of one family and the change they made in the world of music.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Existentialism by Holli Harms

Both of these consummate performers radiate their light in this meditative performance. They are sublime exuberance.

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Monday, February 26, 2024

The Moonshot Tape and A Poster Of The Cosmos by Holli Harms

Both stories are compelling, and I say to anyone who loves Lanford Wilson check them out. I only wish that this production could have taken its cues from Wilson.

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Until Dark by Holli Harms

Borlenghi has created a compelling, funny, and thought-provoking play that smudges the ideas of what is a victim and what is a perpetrator. At the same time, she reminds all of us what being…

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Friday, February 16, 2024

On Set With Theda Bara by Holli Harms

Greenspan captures the camp and mystery in On Set With Theda Bara as only he could through his unique performance style, illuminating the specific and airy as well as the beauty and grotesqu…

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Friday, February 9, 2024

The Movement You Need by Holli Harms

Brendan Hunt’s The Movement You Need playing at Soho Playhouse is an uproarious stand-up solo circus act that will have you loving the man even more than you already do.

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

 Mauricio Martínez: 5’11” by Holli Harms

Mauricio Martinez, Mexican actor and singer, winner of an International Emmy, is one brilliant artist/performer.

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Monday, February 5, 2024

Aberdeen by Holli Harms

Cassie Workman’s astonishing Aberdeen is a tragic poem of Euripidean intensity chronicling for us the life and death of Kurt Cobain and what his passing meant to her. She conjures for us t…

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment by Holli Harms

This is one of those performances that you are not able to step away from any time soon nor do you want to. You want to mull over the story, the ideas, the actors, and their wonderful perfor…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Natalie Joy Johnson Twerking by Holli Harms

Thank you, dear Universe for giving us Natalie Joy Johnson! An entertainer with a bawdy, raunchy, and unflappable presence and voice that can do it all!

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Thursday, January 18, 2024

Our Class by Holli Harms

By Holli Harms Our Class, written by Tadeusz Slobodzianek, directed by Igor Golyak, and adapted by Norman Allen, is a beautifully crafted psalm of degradation and destruction inflicted on h…

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Wednesday, January 17, 2024

The Eagle and the Tortoise by Holli Harms

I cannot say enough about it, as an experience, as a theatrical event, and as a group involvement. Go experience this treasure for yourself.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Rashad McPherson Gospel Brunch at 54 Below by Holli Harms

We were encouraged to join in the music in so many open and noble ways we rose from our chairs often, rising to an ultimate inconceivable jubilation.

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Monday, December 11, 2023

Russ Lorenson’s Standard Time: Live In New York by Holli Harms

The evening quieted the cacophony of noise in our heads from the day and reminded us of the beauty of music and words.  It celebrated the expanse of the American Songbook and the cabaret ar…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

“Seth Sikes Come a Little Closer, Feat Nicolas King!” by Holli Harms

Seth Sikes is one of the most prolific contemporary artists of our time. His talent knows no limit. His magnetism and absolute exhilaration reach across whatever space he is performing in an…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

A Star Without A Name by Holli Harms

Enchanting, exciting, and theatrical in movement and staging, PM Theater Company presents Mihail Sebastian’s  A Star Without A Name at Theatre at St. Clements. This production is bursting…

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Mikel Murfi Trilogy by Holli Harms

Reminding us of the simple, everyday beauty and toils of life we all share is our mutual poetry.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

War Words by Holli Harms

You may or may not have served, but for both this presentation is for you, and even more so with the wars we now face. Afterwards, it will require something of you. It will require you to ex…

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Sunday, November 12, 2023

Martin Dockery’s Every Good Story Ends With One by Holli Harms

He is an exceptional, sublime storyteller and performer. Take yourself as a gift for the coming holidays.

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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