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Had I never seen the original production in 1964; had I never heard Streisand sing, I would still wonder how in the world this newest two and a half hour with one intermission adaptation cam…
Whether they are from Mamaroneck or Hollywood or Tenafly New Jersey or Forest Hills the inhabitants of Suite 719 at The Plaza share the same malaise. With great relish. And plenty of laugh…
This is not your run of the mill carbon copy revival. This revitalized MUSIC MAN has an identity all its own. It is simply sensational.
You gotta get a gimmick, right Mr. Sondheim? The main character Bobby, a single “he” is now Bobbie a single “she” - an alcoholic whose friends are celebrating her 35th birthday. A …
Excellent word of mouth will surely get Mr. and Mrs. Average
Theater-goer and extended families cheering from their hearts in support of this terrific lovable, laughable Mrs. Doubtfire and…
A mix-up of Tudor history as heard through the over-amplified voices of the six dearly departed wives of Henry VIII channeling pop icons all sounding alike in this rock style concert.
In need of a doctor suffering from a weak plot and forgettable tunes. I rate it 4 and a half yawns.
Mr. Santiago-Hudson has got the whole audience not only in the palm of his hands but in his grip. Never letting go. You cannot help but be enthralled by his storytelling.
Hope and heartbreak. A truly remarkable emotional journey. A most beautiful production of a not so beautiful time in America.
Reviewed March 11, 2020
Harkening back to the golden days of Neil Simon we are treated to a true laugh-fest. A tasty treat of laughter and family love – with all the dressings.
A comic celebratory dance at the finale is the cherry on top of this charming confection. At www.bedlam.org/persuasion you will discover all you need to know to enjoy this production one hun…
PASS OVER is ultimately unsatisfying despite the excellent acting.
The narrative speeds along as fast as Mansfield’s life attempts to catch up with her goals. It would be impossible to make all this stuff up. Eve Gordon has turned in a perfect summer re…
Ken Burns take note. This would make an excellent documentary. Overcoming their harassment and intimidating troubles with Edison, Adolpf Zukor of PARAMOUNT entered the picture - determined …
Ken Burns take note. This would make an excellent documentary. Overcoming their harassment and intimidating troubles with Edison, Adolpf Zukor of PARAMOUNT entered the picture - determined…
“Let’s just say prayer isn’t the only useful thing you can do on your knees.”
A lesson in fortitude, hard work, research and luck. And entertaining to boot! At ninety one Edwin Wilson is still sharing his vast theatrical knowledge in his own candid, inimitable way. …
The documentary Charlie Chaplin: A Man of the World sheds light on Chaplin's Romany gypsy roots. It was written and directed by his grand-daughter Carmen Chaplin.
Life in the theater after shutdown
An unexpected delight! 1935 musical comedy that is one of the best of the period.
Since Broadway is closed down due to COVID-19, Zach Timson brings a little Broadway to you....about COVID-19, of course! A selection of tunes to help alleviate whatever…courtesy of Zach T…
When was the last time a show left you breathless? The original production was way ahead of its time. WEST SIDE STORY has now caught up to itself.
Who killed Sergeant Waters? In a riveting and tense two acts we get the surprising answer. A powerful, raw and still pertinent play that resonates like a tsunami
Ms. Wohl is no Neil Simon – although there are lots of jokes and some amusing situations and monologues – that border on the raunchy and/or ridiculous.
A breath of fresh air. Delightful! See for yourself. Probably twice so that you catch all the jokes and details you might have missed the first time around.
As the lyric from Superstar states “Loneliness is such a sad affair.” We listen. Some with empathy. Some without.
But being connected to ONCE is not enough. This production is a good first draft. It’s just not there – yet. Can it be salvaged?
It’s ironic that the final number is “You Learn” – we obviously haven’t as the same problems still plague us today: Racism, white privilege, opioids and date rape et al
Eventually verging on the cusp of being a soap opera. With a lot of highbrow intelligence, campy humor and raunch. But much too long.
From the moment one enters the beautiful and appropriately old fashioned Lyceum Theatre – a perfect fit as it turns out to house this dickens of a production – one is beguiled
What’s love got to do with it? As it turns out. An awful lot.