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Thursday, April 11, 2024

The Outsiders: The Popular Novel and Film is Now a Killer Musical by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ The S. E. Hinton classic gets the Broadway treatment courtesy of a gang of talented young guns led by director Danya Taymor. The post The Outsiders: The Popular Novel and Fi…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:55PM
Monday, April 1, 2024

Stalker: A Magical New Import From Sweden by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ The Swedish magicians who stumped Penn & Teller arrive in New York The post Stalker: A Magical New Import From Sweden appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM
Sunday, March 24, 2024

Philadelphia, Here I Come!: The Brian Friel Classic Returns In Grand Fashion by Roma Torre

★★★★★ The Tony-nominated best play is revived in a Broadway calibre production at the Irish Rep The post Philadelphia, Here I Come!: The Brian Friel Classic Returns In Grand Fashio…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM
Thursday, March 14, 2024

The Notebook: A Musical Romance Made For Fans to Love by Roma Torre

★★★☆☆ After a successful run on page and screen, the popular love story looks to score on Broadway The post The Notebook: A Musical Romance Made For Fans to Love appeared first on …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:54PM
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Ally: Josh Radnor Shines in Itamar Moses’ Expansive New Drama by Roma Torre

★★★☆☆ The Public Theater production hashes out all sides in the age-old Israeli/Palestinian conflict The post The Ally: Josh Radnor Shines in Itamar Moses’ Expansive New Drama ap…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 02:52AM
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

After Midnight: Joyful Revue Celebrates a Momentous Chapter in Black History by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ The Paper Mill Playhouse dazzles with a first rate revival of Broadway's 2014 Tony nominee for Best Musical The post After Midnight: Joyful Revue Celebrates a Momentous Chap…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 11:27AM
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

The Connector: A Splendid New Musical About Truth and Consequences by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ Jason Robert Brown and company connect with a timely tale exploring fact and fancy in American journalism The post The Connector: A Splendid New Musical About Truth and Conse…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 06:58PM
Sunday, January 21, 2024

Aristocrats: The Death of the Ruling Class in an Irish Brogue by Roma Torre

★★★☆☆ Brian Friel’s Chekhovian drama gets a first class production from the Irish Rep The post Aristocrats: The Death of the Ruling Class in an Irish Brogue appeared first on New…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:57PM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Our Class: Harrowing History Lessons From the Polish Front by Roma Torre

★★★☆☆ BAM hosts a chilling drama based on the tragic story of a town in Poland that turned on its Jewish neighbors The post Our Class: Harrowing History Lessons From the Polish Fro…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM
Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Prayer For The French Republic: Judaism takes centerstage in Joshua Harmon’s engrossing drama by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ MTC's excellent production explores anti-semitism with gravity, wit and heart. The post Prayer For The French Republic: Judaism takes centerstage in Joshua Harmon’s engros…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:54PM
Sunday, December 17, 2023

The Night Of The Iguana: Tennessee Williams’ Last Great Play Shines in Starry Revival by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ Tim Daly, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Austin Pendleton lead La Femme Theatre’s production of the classic drama with impressive flair The post The Night Of The Iguana: Tennessee W…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 06:26PM
Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Danny and the Deep Blue Sea: John Patrick Shanley’s 1983 drama revived swimmingly by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ Aubrey Plaza and Christopher Abbott gamely duke it out Off Broadway in the 1983 two hander at the Lucille Lortel Theatre The post Danny and the Deep Blue Sea: John Patrick Sh…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:01AM
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Poor Yella Rednecks: A RIchly Colorful Comedy with an Asian Accent by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ The refugee family from Vietgone returns to Manhattan Theatre Club with new adventures, more rap music and their kick-ass puppet son The post Poor Yella Rednecks: A RIchly Co…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:29PM
Friday, October 27, 2023

Emergence: A Mind-Blowing Feast for the Senses by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ Science geek and composer Patrick Olson takes us on a musical journey through space and time The post Emergence: A Mind-Blowing Feast for the Senses appeared first on New Yor…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 10:09AM
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

The Great Gatsby: Fitzergerald’s Classic, Impressively Staged, Once Again Defies Translation by Roma Torre

★★★☆☆ Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada star in Paper Mill Playhouse’s Broadway-aimed musical The post The Great Gatsby: Fitzergerald’s Classic, Impressively Staged, Once Again D…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 02:02PM
Thursday, October 19, 2023

Partnership: A Century-Old Play for Our Time by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ The Mint Theater unearths another winner by a forgotten writer, Elizabeth Baker The post Partnership: A Century-Old Play for Our Time appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Thursday, October 12, 2023

Gutenberg! The Musical!: Revisionist History of the Hysterical Kind by Roma Torre

★★★★★ “Book of Mormon’s” Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells reunite for a gay old time The post Gutenberg! The Musical!: Revisionist History of the Hysterical Kind appeared first o…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:57PM
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

New York, New York: The New Musical Can’t Quite Make It Here by Roma Torre

★★☆☆☆ Despite its A-list creative team, the splashy stage version of the 1977 film disappointingly falls flat.  The post New York, New York: The New Musical Can’t Quite Make It …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:52PM
Monday, April 24, 2023

Good Night, Oscar: Sean Hayes Displays Dual Talents in Masterful Performance by Roma Torre

★★★★★ The Will & Grace star portrays real life comedian and musical virtuoso Oscar Levant, in a role Hayes was born to play. The post Good Night, Oscar: Sean Hayes Displays Dua…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:55PM
Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Fat Ham: Pulitzer Prize Winner Makes for a Savory Dish on Broadway by Roma Torre

★★★★★ An inspired adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet as seen through a modern lens. The post Fat Ham: Pulitzer Prize Winner Makes for a Savory Dish on Broadway appeared first on…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:54PM
Thursday, March 30, 2023

Life of Pi: Play Delivers Stunning Stagecraft to Die For by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ A terrific stage adaptation of the best selling novel ingeniously fleshes out humans and animals alike. The post Life of Pi: Play Delivers Stunning Stagecraft to Die For appe…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:53PM
Thursday, March 2, 2023

Disney’s Hercules: Olympian Musical Takes the Stage, at Paper Mill by Roma Torre

★★★☆☆ Lear deBessonet directs the Alan Menken-David Zippel musical featuring Bradley Gibson, James Monroe Iglehart, Shuler Hensley and Isabelle McCalla The post Disney’s Hercule…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:10PM
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Blindness: Chilling Dystopian Drama Marks Return of Off-Broadway by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ Harrowing story theater featuring high tech sound system simulating a pandemic of a different sort The post Blindness: Chilling Dystopian Drama Marks Return of Off-Broadway a…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:51PM
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Julius Caesar: Patrick Page as Dictator Facing Ides of March by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ Timely radio version resonates in today's fractured politics The post Julius Caesar: Patrick Page as Dictator Facing Ides of March appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 02:46PM
Saturday, February 6, 2021

All The Devils Are Here: Patrick Page Takes On Shakespeare’s Villains by Roma Torre

★★★★★ A tour de force in which the acclaimed actor provides fascinating insights while enacting the Bard’s villains, even Lady Macbeth The post All The Devils Are Here: Patrick P…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:42PM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards