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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Broadway Review: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonBullets Over Broadway has everything, well almost everything, going for it. It has a score of timeless, and I mean timeless, songs. The opening number, "Tiger R…

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Broadway Review: LES MISÉRABLES by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonIf you watch most theatre critics sitting in an audience, it would seem we are taking our job very seriously. We have good poker faces. If you watch, you won't …

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

“Aladdin” on Broadway: A Magical Carpet Ride by Andrew C. McGibbon

The story is pretty much as you remember it.

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Broadway Review: ALADDIN a Magical Carpet Ride by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonThe music from the movie musical Aladdin had a tuneful nature and much of the score you hear on stage at the New Amsterdam Theatre in the new musical based on t…

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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Broadway Review: ROCKY Doesn't Score a Knockout, But it Does Pack a Punch by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonYou can't blame someone for going into Rocky, the musical, with a slight bit of trepidation or skepticism. But this new Broadway musical is an entertainment jug…

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Broadway Review: ALL THE WAY a Semi-Dramatic History Lesson by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonRobert Schenkkan's bio-drama, All the Way, about President Lyndon Johnson is a semi-dramatic history lesson. It represents a one year period in which the Civil…

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Max Raabe and His Twelve-Piece Palast Orchester on the Road with New Album Release by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonBerlin's famed crooner Max Raabe and his twelve-piece Palast Orchester will be bringing their collection of meticulously recreated songs from the Weimar era of …

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MAN OF LA MANCHA Company Mourns the Passing of Mitch Leigh by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbon  The MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour Company Mourns the Loss of Beloved Composer Mitch Leigh The company of the current Man Of La Mancha N…

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Broadway Review: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Beautiful but Boring by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonThe new musical The Bridges of Madison County, based on the novel by Robert James Waller has plenty going for it. Unfortunately, it is never quite enough to ove…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Broadway Review: MACHINAL a Chilling Ride Through the Jumbled Mind of a Murderess by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonThe opening scene of Machinal takes place in a New York City subway car at rush hour and perfectly captures its claustrophobic feeling. Passengers are bumping i…

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Monday, January 20, 2014

Broadway Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL An Evening of Beautiful Musical Memories by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonBeautiful: The Carole King Musical follows a formula that we have seen used before.  It was used to tell the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Off-Off-Broadway, “She Is King” Is Aces by Andrew C. McGibbon

Volleying questions in tennis history.

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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Off-Broadway Review: WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT? Bacharach with a Backbeat by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonThe new musical revue What’s it All About? Bacharach Reimagined at the New York Theatre Workshop celebrates the music of the iconic Burt Bacharach. Happi…

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Friday, November 29, 2013

Broadway Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER a Fetching, But Flimsy Musical by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonA Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder is a fetching, but flimsy musical. While I can't really call it hilarious - mostly because I didn't find it so - it is f…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Now Opening on Feb 20, 2014 by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbon  THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY WILL NOW OPEN ON  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014 Get The Bridges of Madison County Tickets Producers Jeffrey Richards…

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Friday, November 22, 2013

Broadway Review: AFTER MIDNIGHT by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonIt's more and more rare these days to leave a Broadway theater and feel like you and the producers got your money's worth. That's exactly how you feel at the en…

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Monday, November 11, 2013

Disney Theatrical Productions to Develop THE PRINCESS BRIDE for the Stage by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbon DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS TO DEVELOP THE PRINCESS BRIDE FOR THE STAGE  New Stage Work to Be Based on William Goldman’s Acclaimed Novel and the B…

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Saturday, November 2, 2013

Big and Explosive: “A Night with Janis Joplin” by Andrew C. McGibbon

A smokin', rockin' evening at the theatre.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Broadway Review: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Nearly Blows the Roof Off the Lyceum Theatre by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonA Night with Janis Joplin is a smokin', rockin' evening at the theatre. What makes this production so wonderful is the bigger-than-life presence of Mary Bridge…

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Broadway Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Shines by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonJohn Tiffany’s new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie is marvelous.  It sports a beyond perfect cast that includes Cherry Jone…

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MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG in Cinemas Nationwide for One Night only Wednesday, Oct 23 by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbon Stephen Sondheim And George Furth’s “MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG” One Night Only Broadcast Across the United States TOMORROW WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23 Follow…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Eno's New Play THE REALISTIC JONESES Will Come to Broadway Starring Toni Collette, Michael C. ... by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbon PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST WILL ENO’S NEW PLAY THE REALISTIC JONESES WILL COME TO BROADWAY STARRING TONI COLLETTE, MICHAEL C. HALL, TRACY LETTS, AND MARISA T…

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Sunday, October 6, 2013

Romeo and Juliet: A May-November Love Story in Purgatory by Andrew C. McGibbon

Romeo has never been this sexy or probably this old.

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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Broadway Review: ROMEO AND JULIET a May to November Love Story in Purgatory by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonThe sound of a motorcycle roars from off-stage.  What sounds like a sound-effect quickly manifests as a real motorcycle.  Driven by a black-helmeted r…

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Dee Hoty to Star in THE PREACHER AND THE SHRINK Off-Broadway Beginning Nov 2 by Andrew C. McGibbon

Broadway favorite Dee Hoty is set to star in THE PREACHER AND THE SHRINK, a new play by Merle Good. Performances will begin November 2nd, with the official Opening Night on Monday, November …

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Former Outer Critics Circle President & Theatre Critic MARJORIE GUNNER Dies at 91 by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbon Former Outer Critics Circle President & Veteran Theatre Critic Marjorie Gunner Dies at 91 Marjorie Gunner, a fixture on Broadway’s first-nighter scene …

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

“Fetch Clay, Make Man” Makes Magic by Andrew C. McGibbon

A sharp, crisp play detailing an odd, intimate relationship.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Ends Sofia's Run Aug 17 Prior to Planet Hollywood Opening by Andrew C. McGibbon

Off-Broadway’s sellout comedy sensation HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER is set to move to The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square, with performances beginning September 20th. H…

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

DANCING ON NAILS Opens Tomorrow Night, Jul 24 at Theatre 80 by Andrew C. McGibbon

DANCING ON NAILS, a new play by Paul Manuel Kane, is set to open tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7 PM at Theatre 80, located at 80 St. Marks Place (just west of First Ave.)

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

SILENCE! to End Triumphant Two-Year Run July 7 by Andrew C. McGibbon

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will end its triumphant two-year run Sunday, July 7th at the Elektra Theatre. The production will have played a total of 529 performances and eight previews. The show’…

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

NYMF Review: BABY CASE by Andrew C. McGibbon

Written by: Andrew C. McGibbonThe not-so-new musical Baby Case by Michael Ogden at the New York Musical Theatre Festival first had its premiere in 2001 at the Arden Theatre Company in Philad…

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