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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Review: ‘I Spy A Spy’ at The Theatre at St. Clement’s by Deb Miller

Part espionage story, part rom-com, and part socio-political commentary, I Spy A Spy by Jamie Jackson (book and lyrics) and SoHee Youn (book and music) is a convoluted musical mash-up now ma…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

A Conversation with Aubie Merrylees, Making his Broadway Debut in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Deb Miller

From the first time I saw the young Aubie Merrylees in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in 2010, at People’s Light & Theatre Company (now People’s Light) in Malvern, PA, I knew he w…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Review: ‘The Presented’ at 59E59 by Deb Miller

A recurrent favorite at 59E59’s annual “East to Edinburgh” line-up, California native Chris Davis returns to New York with his latest original solo show The Presented, after debuting i…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Review: ‘LadyShip’ in the New York Musical Festival by Deb Miller

Making its debut in this year’s New York Musical Festival (NYMF), LadyShip – with book, lyrics, music composition, and orchestrations by twin sisters Linda Good and Laura Good (known for…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Rob McClure from ‘Beetlejuice’ by Deb Miller

Currently featured as the nerdy dead guy Adam Maitland in the award-winning Broadway premiere of the new musical adaptation of Beetlejuice, Rob McClure keeps on racking up those fifteen minu…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Bringing ‘Savage the Musical’ to the Concert Stage of the New York Musical Festival: A Conversation with Creator Nicolette Blount and Director Rac by Deb Miller

Wanda Savage was a trailblazing Chickasaw woman, American sharp-shooter, silent-film actress, and divorced single mother, whose life provides a telling illustration of the racism, sexism, an…

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Saturday, July 6, 2019

A Hot New Season of ‘Broadway in Bryant Park’ Begins This Week! by Deb Miller

A summer favorite, Broadway in Bryant Park returns to the lawn this week for the 20th anniversary of its annual series of free lunchtime concerts, featuring a sampling of songs and stars fro…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

The Women of ‘Broadway Bounty Hunter’ Dropkick the Patriarchy! by Deb Miller

Now in rehearsals and about to begin previews at Off-Broadway’s Greenwich House Theater on July 9, the highly anticipated Broadway Bounty Hunter – by Be More Chill sensations Joe Iconis…

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Michael Feinstein Celebrates The Great American Songbook by Deb Miller

In addition to being a multi-platinum-selling recording artist and a Grammy and Emmy Award-nominated entertainer with an active international concert schedule of more than 200 shows a year, …

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Review: ‘Rock of Ages’ at New World Stages by Deb Miller

The outrageously funny and wildly audacious jukebox musical Rock of Ages is back in New York to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its Broadway debut in 2009, in a limited Off-Broadway engag…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Review: ‘I, Candy: Peppermint Live in Concert with Cazwell’ at the Gramercy Theatre by Deb Miller

What better way to kick off Stonewall50/WorldPride weekend than with the return of the sensational Peppermint to the live concert stage for the first time in a decade? None, bitch! I, Candy:…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Review: ‘Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise’ at The Shed by Deb Miller

For its opening 2019 season, The Shed – a central feature at the new Hudson Yards – presents the world-premiere of Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise, in keeping with its mission of “commissio…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with ‘Rock of Ages’ Rock Star P.J. Griffith by Deb Miller

Now celebrating its tenth anniversary in a limited engagement at New World Stages, Rock of Ages has far surpassed its Pop fifteen minutes of fame. With a high-energy high-decibel score cover…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Become Immersed in Waves of Adventure and Imagination at ‘Pip’s Island’ by Deb Miller

For children’s theater to be successful, it must have an age-appropriate theme that appeals to kids, be engaging enough to hold their interest, and have a running time that is not so long …

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Talking ‘Be More Chill’ and ‘Broadway Bounty Hunter’ with Jason SweetTooth Williams by Deb Miller

Currently featured on Broadway in the original cast of Be More Chill, Jason SweetTooth Williams is an actor, singer, writer, and long-time member of the wildly popular and talented Joe Iconi…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Cancellation of 2019 ‘Broadway Barks’ Announced by Deb Miller

Because of the ongoing construction in Shubert Alley, it was announced that the annual summer pet adoption event, Broadway Barks, has been cancelled this year, after attempts to find an alte…

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Review: ‘The Mountains Look Different’ at Theatre Row by Deb Miller

The Mint Theater Company’s American premiere of The Mountains Look Different by transplanted Irish playwright Micheál mac Liammóir (born Alfred Willmore in London, 1899) is a classic pro…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Bring Your Kids to the Theater in NYC This Summer ! by Deb Miller

If you’re spending summer in the city and are looking for some family-friendly shows to enjoy with the kids, rest assured that you’ll find an array that is right for all ages. From Broad…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Review: ‘Broadway by the Year: Broadway Musicals of 1987 & 2015’ at The Town Hall by Deb Miller

Scott Siegel closed this 19th season of Broadway by the Year at The Town Hall with a tribute to the shows and songs of 1987 and 2015, bringing his appreciative audiences up to the current de…

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Review: ‘GALAS’ at Theatre at St. John’s by Deb Miller

In honor of this month’s celebration of Stonewall50/World Pride, Theatre at St. John’s, in association with Yorick Theater Company, presents the first-ever revival of Charles Ludlam’s …

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Review: ‘[Veil Widow Conspiracy]’ at New York Theatre Workshop by Deb Miller

Following their two nominations from the prestigious Drama Desk Awards for last season’s Henry VI: Shakespeare’s Trilogy in Two Parts and a Special Award honoring Founding Artistic Produ…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Celebrate Gay Pride Month with Special Shows in NYC by Deb Miller

If you’re in NYC in June, there is a full calendar of events to commemorate Gay Pride Month. This year is especially significant in marking the 50th anniversary of the seminal Stonewall Up…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Report: ‘Technodramatists Performance Laboratory’ at TheaterLab by Deb Miller

A new theater-and-tech company combining live performance, experimental music, and interactive games and narratives enhanced with the latest in cutting-edge technology, Technodramatists, und…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Review: ‘Public Servant’ at Theatre Row by Deb Miller

Opening the 40th anniversary season of Theater Breaking Through Barriers is the world premiere of Public Servant by Bekah Brunstetter (a co-producer and writer of the Emmy-winning TV series …

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

A Pre-Tony Awards Recap of the 2018-19 Broadway Season by Deb Miller

The numbers are in, and the 2018-19 season – which saw the opening of 38 productions comprising thirteen musicals (eleven original and two revivals), 21 plays (fourteen original and seven …

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

2019 Drama Desk Awards Presented at The Town Hall by Deb Miller

The 64th annual Drama Desk Awards were celebrated tonight, honoring excellence in Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway artists and shows of the 2018-19 season. The star-studded event…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Jesse Corbin of ‘The Boy Band Project’ by Deb Miller

Known for his lead roles as the bad-boy heartthrobs in such iconic musicals as Grease, Saturday Night Fever, and The Boy Band Project, Jesse Corbin has the voice, the moves, the acting skill…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Review: ‘Broadway by the Year: Broadway Musicals of 1965 & 1978’ at The Town Hall by Deb Miller

Luminaries from a new generation of the Great White Way revisit classic songs from the hit shows (and a few notable flops!) of years gone by, in impresario Scott Siegel’s popular series Br…

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

Review: ‘Hans Christian Andersen: Tales Real & Imagined’ at The Duke on 42nd Street by Deb Miller

Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805-75), best known as the author of nearly 3400 fairytales, including such iconic stories as The Princess and the Pea, The Little Mermaid, and The U…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

See It for Free This Month in NYC! by Deb Miller

Who says New York City has to be expensive? Every month the Big Apple is filled with free events in the arts and culture that are open to the public, without advance reservations or ticketin…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Review: ‘Link Link Circus’ at the Frederick Loewe Theatre at Hunter College by Deb Miller

A follow-up to her popular environmentalist TV series and touring show Green Porno, Isabella Rossellini’s Link Link Circus – presented by the Hunter Theater Project at the Frederick Loe…

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