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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Tony Awards Postponed by Barry Gordin

THE 74th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® TO BE POSTPONED March 25, 2020: The 74th Annual Tony Awards, scheduled to air live on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, June 7th from Radio City Musi…

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Terrence McNally by Barry Gordin

Theater Community Mourns the Death of Celebrated  Playwright Terrence McNally By: Ellis Nassour March 25, 2020: Beloved playwright Terrence McNally, a four-time Tony Award-winner, w…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Coronavirus Crisis Devastates Broadway by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward March 22, 2020: The COVID-19 or coronavirus outbreak has silenced Broadway and will likely have a devastating impact long after it has passed. To prevent the spread of…

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Friday, March 13, 2020

Broadway Shut Down by Barry Gordin

All Broadway performances have been canceled until April 12 due to COVID-19 March 12, 2020: Andrew Cuomo and Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League, announced the cancella…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

BroadwayHD Trailblazers by Barry Gordin

Beginning in March BroadwayHD Spotlights Diversity with new a rail.  March 10, 2020:  BroadwayHD CEO, co-founder and Tony Award®-winning producer Bonnie Comley, is announcing a new ini…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Tickets by Barry Gordin

March 12 2020: The producers of To Kill a Mockingbird, West Side Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Book of Mormon, in an unprecedented move, have announc…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Scott Siegel’s March Birthday Show **** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons March 9, 2020: We all like birthday parties. But Scott Siegel’s idea of a birthday bash is unique. Every month Siegel creates, directs and hosts a concert celebrat…

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Conscience by Barry Gordin

5 Reasons Why it Would be Unconscionable to Miss Conscience By: Iris Wiener March 9, 2020: “Never have I ever met anyone who can make up things on the spot with such conviction,…

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Anatomy of a Suicide ***, Cambodian Rock Band ***, The Unsinkable Molly Brown *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward March 8, 2020: Fractured narratives are featured in two recent Off-Broadway offerings depicting how families of severe trauma victims cope—or don’t—with their pe…

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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Cambodian Rock Band ***, Suicide Forest *** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg March 7, 2020: Lauren Yee’s new musical, Cambodian Rock Band at the Signature Theatre introduces a style of popular music that emerged around the country’s capital,…

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Friday, March 6, 2020

The Armory Show by Barry Gordin

ACA is showing Aminah Robinson: Bears Witness, booth 305 at pier 90, through Sunday. March 6, 2020: ACA Galleries is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of work by Aminah Brenda Lynn Ro…

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Paulanne Simmons Unscripted by Barry Gordin

Why Video? March 7, 2020: Projections have been part of theater for a long time. But recently we have begun to see video take over a good number of plays.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

About Love Opens by Barry Gordin

About Love, a play with songs and music, opened at the Sheen Center. March 5, 2020: The Culture Project is presenting About Love, a new play by Nancy Harrow and Will Pomerantz, which open…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Mr. Toole Opens @ 59E59 by Barry Gordin

Off- Broadway Premiere of an inspirational new play by Vivian Neuwirth opens at 59E59 Theaters March 5, 2020:   Mr. Toole, written by Vivian Neuwirth and directed by Cat Parker, opened a…

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About Love **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter “Summer of ‘33” March 4, 2020: In 1860, the great Russian writer Ivan Turgenev wrote a semiautobiographical novella called First Love that beautifully captu…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

No Strings *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons March 1, 2020: For many people, the most significant fact about the 1962 musical, No Strings, is that it has the only Broadway score for which Richard Rodgers wrote…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Sunday, February 23, 2020

West Side Story **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward February 23, 2020: When it was announced controversial director Ivo van Hove would be staging a revival of  the beloved West Side Story, you could practically hear the…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

A Soldier’s Play **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg February 20, 2020: Charles Fuller’s 1982 Pulitzer Prize winning drama, A Soldier’s Play, finally makes its Broadway debut. An intense murder mystery that digs deep…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Boom ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg February 20, 2020: An unusually engaging piece of theater, Boomer, at 59E59 St Theaters takes on the older generation from a Gen Xer’s point of view. That is the pers…

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Happy Birthday Doug by Barry Gordin

By: Patrick Christiano Michael Urie presents Drew Droege’s hysterical solo show, Happy Birthday Doug, at the SoHo Playhouse.  February 16, 2020:  Happy Birthday Doug, a very fun…

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Jamie deRoy & friends by Barry Gordin

MAC Award-winning Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & Friends, returns to Birdland. February 17, 2020:  Jamie DeRoy, a seven- time Tony Award winning producer, brought her multi-MAC Award-wi…

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Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me ***** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons February 17, 2020: Several times a year, British chanteuse Barb Jungr comes to New York City. On those occasions she lights up the cabaret stage like few other perfo…

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

Hamlet **** by Barry Gordin

Hamlet: Dane in Pain By: JK Clarke February 16, 2020: There's a moment in the Gate Theatre of Dublin's production of Hamlet (at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn through March 8) when …

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Jamie deRoy & friends by Barry Gordin

Jamie deRoy & friends returns to Birdland benefitting The Actors Fund: Jamie deRoy & friends Cabaret Intitiative February 17, 2020: Photos: Maryann Lopinto Click Here for More

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Commons Opens by Barry Gordin

Lily Akerman’s The Commons directedby Emma Miller makes World Premiere at @ 59E59 Theaters. February 12, 2020:  The Commons, a tale about living with strangers by Lily Akerman, opened …

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Unmasked **** by Barry Gordin

Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber Premieres at Paper Mill Playhouse By: Ellis Nassour February 14, 2020 – In Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, the jukebox revue h…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Track Work @ ACA by Barry Gordin

ACA Galleries hosted a reception for Track Work: 100 Years of New York’s Subway, which showcases an array of artists. February 14, 2020:  ACA Galleries at 529 West 20th Street in the G…

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