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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Review: Groundhog Day at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

- Even an injured knee can't keep Andy Karl from making our visit to Punxsutawney, Pa. fun .

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Review: The Little Foxes at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer and Charles Wright

our review now covers a report on both Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon's performances.

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Review: Six Degrees Of Separation at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

John Guare's 1990 hit makes a stylish Broadway comeback. .

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Review:Indecent at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Paula Vogel's more relevant than ever homage to the power (and danger) of creativity and dissent

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Review: War Paint at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

musical stars Patty LuPone and Christine Ebersole do their utmost to make to stars of the beauty industry fascinating.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Review: Oslo at curtainup.com/ http://www.curtainup.com/oslolcbway17.html by Elyse Sommer

it's a talky play, but the talk is wonderful in this welcome Broadway production

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Review: The Hairy Ape at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Eugene O'Neill's 1922 drama has been given a thrillingly innovative production and Bobby Cannavale is a riveting Yank

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Review:The Profane at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Zayd Dohrn gives us an inside look at two very different Muslim-American families Read More

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Review: Amélie at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

The French movie now sings and stars the lovely Phillipa Soo

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Review: Gently Down the Stream at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Martin Sherman's world premiere starring Harvey Fierstein wraps a May-December Love Story around a gay history lesson. . .

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Review:Present Laughter at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Kevin Kline as Noel Coward's self-absorbed Garry Essendine and a topnotch cast once again prove there's nothing insignificant about wit and laughter in an age weighed down by significantly w…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Review: Vanity Fair at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

hackeray's epic story given the stylish Bedlam treatment at the Pearl Theater

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Review: Sweat at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

he Trump presidency makes the story of Lynn Nottage's under-educated, blue collar workers more relevant than ever

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Review: Miss Saigon at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Claude-Michel Schönberg-Alain Boublil- Richard Maltby Jr musical is back at the same theater where it made its long running Broadway debut-- and so is the helicopter.

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Review:Come From Away at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

- Its uplift message has helped this fact-based musical fly from Canada to Broadway. .

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Review: The Price at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Terry Kinney has given Arthur Miller's 1968 drama a well worth seeing production — without any trendy "now" touches..

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Review: The Emperor Jones at curtainup.com/ http://www.curtainup.com/emperorjones17.html by Elyse Sommer

The invaluable Irish Rep reprises its stunning 2009 production of Eugene O'Neill's rarely done, early play. . .

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Review: Glass Menagerie at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Tennessee Williams' much produced play gets yet another go-round on Broadway

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Review:The Light Years at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

- a long forgotten real inventor and two invented families bring the magic of World's Fairs to vivid theatrical life . . . Read More

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Review: The Outer Space at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Ethan Lipton's story-telling solo musical with a sci-fi angle

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Review: The Penitent at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

David Mamet's new play is short of "F" bombs but also his former snap, crackle and pop Read More

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Review:All the Fine Boys at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A provocative but flawed new play by Erica Schmidt . . . Read More

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Review: Significant Other on Broadway at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Joshua Harmon's romantic comedy moves to Broadway, charming and poignant as eve

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Review: Kunstler at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Jeff McCarthy zestfully portrays the famous civil rights lawyer in Jeffrey Sweet's script R

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Review: The Skin of Our Teeth at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A stunningly staged, timely revival of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning absurdist saga. . . Read More

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Review: Linda at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

- Penelope Skinner tries to make the "invisible" older woman visible

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Review: Sweeney Todd at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

-the Demon Barber's story goes immersive, its thrilling music intact and the pies and mash served before show time are delicious

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Review: If I Forget at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Steven Levenson's new family drama features a splendid cast, handsome stagecraft and lots to think about. .

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Review: Kid Victory at curtainup.com/ http://www.curtainup.com/kidvictory17.html by Elyse Sommer

A somber new chamber musical by John Kander and Greg Pierce.

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Review:Sunday in the Park with George at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

- A splendid revival of this century's premiere musical theater artist's masterpiece about a 19th century painter's masterpiece

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Review:Everybody at curtainup.com/ http://www.curtainup.com/everybody17.html Review: If I Forget at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

a world premiere by the talented Brandon Jacob-Jenkns at the Pershing Square Signature Theater Re

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