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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Review:A Walk With Mr.Heifetz at by Simon Saltzman

James Inverne's interesting but didactic play

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Review: Razorhurst at by Simon Saltzman

The bouncy and often raunchy score serves the integrity of the era as it propels Tilly and Kate to the end of their entertaining 90-minute visit

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Review: The Outsider at by Simon Saltzman

a company of expert farceurs appear committed to keeping the Paper Mill's audiences laughing louder and longer than they have in a long time

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Review: The Calling at by Simon Saltzman

a taut eighty-minute play in which God's messenger is pitted against the Devil's executioner

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Review:Hundred Days at by Simon Saltzman

A stirring concept concert with narrative segues

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Review:Once on This Island at by Simon Saltzman

This musical may be small in its scope but when compared to some it achieves its own sense of grandness by being both magical and seductive— an unbeatable combination

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Sunday, November 26, 2017

Review: Muswell Hill at by Simon Saltzman

the characters in Betts’s play deploy their idiosyncrasies as well as defend their ideologies cleverly, and often ruefully.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Review:Shadowlands at by Simon Saltzman

William Nicholson's 1990 award winner revived off-Broadway

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Review:Red Roses Green Gold at by Simon Saltzman

a show in which group participation means more than any anticipation as to what to expect next

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Review: Squeamish at by Simon Saltzman

Alison Fraser in solo show that delves into dark behavior

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Review: The Ho neymoonersat by Simon Saltzman

Weiner's score is conventionally melodic giving a bright frame for Mill's pleasantly facile and flippant lyrics

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Review: Too Heavy for Your Pocket  at by Simon Saltzman

a thoroughly worthwhile and memorable experience

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Review: The Show-Off at by Simon Saltzman

worthy revival of George Kelly comedy

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Review: Simpatico at by Simon Saltzman

a tantalizing and entertaining intrusion into the lives of old buddies and former partners with a past as scam artists

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Report on 2017 Shaw Festival: at by Simon Saltzman

  Grab your passport and head for the Shaw Festival's fifty-fifth year in Niagara-on-the-Lake

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Review:Animal at by Simon Saltzman

Claire Lizzimore's play may be providing a heavy dose of the psychotic. But who will complain when its being doled out by the terrific Rebecca Hall.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Review: The End of Longing at Matthew Perry's playwriting and stage acting debut at MCC R by Simon Saltzman

Claire Lizzimore's play may be providing a heavy dose of the psychotic. But who will complain when its being doled out by the terrific Rebecca Hall

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Review: Mary Poppins at by Simon Saltzman

Mary Poppins at the Paper Mill Playhouse

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Review: Richard III at by Simon Saltzman

this killer of a play is with verifiable certainty perversely comical

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Review: Intimate Apparel at by Simon Saltzman

Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's beautiful play gets a lovely revival

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Review: The Roundabout at by Simon Saltzman

This little known J.B. Priestly 1932 comedy belongs within the once revered "drawing room" genre wherein trifling but also unsettling issues, both romantic and familial, got their due with l…

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Review: Charlie and the Chocolate factory at by Simon Saltzman

The exceptionally talented Christian Borle plays Willie Wonka with exhilarating ferocity. .

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Hello Dollys. . .They Never Say Good-Bye at by Simon Saltzman

A recollection triggered by the latest Hello, Dolly on Broadwa

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Review: at by Simon Saltzman

entertaining and terrifically cast Paper Mill Playhouse production.

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Review: The Play That Goes Wrong at by Simon Saltzman

this British farce glows with antic performances

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Review: Latin History For Morons at by Simon Saltzman

John Leguizamo turns history professor in his latest solo show Read More

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Review: Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express at by Simon Saltzman

delightfully silly concoction of murder, mystery and mayhem Read More

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Review: White Guy on the Bus at by Simon Saltzman

Bruce Graham's intelligent and intense play about the unconscious, sometimes crippling, racism we all apparently harbor..

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Review:Wakey, Wakey at by Simon Saltzman

Eno's most easily embraced and most deliberately accessible playR

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant at by Simon Saltzman

This new version by the theatrical group Third Space is notable essentially for its more free-wheeling adaptation/loose translation by David Tushingham

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Review: Indian Head at -NJ by Simon Saltzman

New Jersey playwright Salter has filled her play with passionate voices R

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