All stories by Simon Saltzman on BroadwayStars

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Van Hove achieves a completely original version of WSS by Simon Saltzman

A review of West Side Story at the Broadway Theatre

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Musical gold from Webber's musicals by Simon Saltzman

Review of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Unmasked" at Paper Mill Playhouse

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories - Curiosities by a zealous adapter by Simon Saltzman

A review of 2 one-act plays at Mint Theater

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

"Darling Grenadine" a smart,well constructed new musical by Simon Saltzman

review of new musical at Roundabout's Black Box Theatre

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

Woman in Black is calculated to send chills down your spine by Simon Saltzman

A review of Woman in Black in Pub at McKittrick Hotel

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Charles Busch stars in his own play "The Confession of Lily Dare" by Simon Saltzman

A review of Primary Stage production "The Confession of Lily Dare" written by and starring Charles Busch.

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Only new play written by a woman on B'way this season by Simon Saltzman

Review of Bess Wohl's "Grand Horizons" at 2ndStage

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Splendid revival at Roundabout of Fuller's Pulitzer Prize winner "A Soldier's Play" by Simon Saltzman

First Broadway production of Charles Fuller's 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about the murder in the barracks of an African-American soldier

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

“Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol” through Dec. 29,2019 at Shakespeare Theatre of N.J. by Simon Saltzman

Ames Adamson and Company  Credits: Joe Guerin It is a treat to see Neil Bartlett’s inventive but purposefully faithful stage adaptation of  “Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol”…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

The worthiest selections from Yeston's canon by Simon Saltzman

Review of "Anything Can Happen in the Theater..." at the York Theatre Company

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Anna Deavere Smith's gripping one person/thirty characters play by Simon Saltzman

review of Fires in the Mirror at Signature Theatre

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Monday, November 11, 2019

"Broadbend, Arkansas is dramaticaly riveting musical experience by Simon Saltzman

review of new musical with two performers at the Duke on 42nd Street.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019

"Last Days of Summer" New Musical knocks it out of the park. by Simon Saltzman

Review of new musical opening new performing arts center in New Brunswick

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Monday, October 21, 2019

grandiose story-telling but even grander theatre by Simon Saltzman

Review of "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein" at Princeton's McCarter Theatre

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Friday, October 18, 2019

"Little Shop of Horrors" Better Than Ever by Simon Saltzman

Review of Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre/Upstairs

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"Forbidden Broadway" returns after five year hiatus by Simon Saltzman

Review of "Forbidden Broadway" at the Triad

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Adam Rapp's beautifully written/emotionally involving "The Sound Inside" by Simon Saltzman

A review of "The Sound Inside" at Studio 54

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tomei's performance is stunningly operatic by Simon Saltzman

review of The Rose Tattoo at Roundabout

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Pert and Perky Ruby Rakos nails young Judy Garland and her singing is thrilling by Simon Saltzman

Review of musical "Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz" at Paper Mill Playhouse'

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Monday, October 7, 2019

"Slave Play" moves to Broadway by Simon Saltzman

A review of "Slave Play" at Golden Theatre

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Revival of Conor McPherson's "Dublin Carol" by Simon Saltzman

Review of "Dublin Carol" at the Irish Repertory Theater

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Udofia's Ufot Cycle Continues by Simon Saltzman

review of runboyrun and In Old Age at NY Theatre Workshop

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

“As You Like It” at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey through September 29. by Simon Saltzman

Ben Jacoby & S K Harris To give its writer William Shakespeare his due: The title of Shakespeare’s comedy takes a lot for granted. With the ageless displays of invention and h…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

“Yasmina’s Necklace” by Simon Saltzman

Playwright Rohina Malik has deployed elements of nearly every dramatic genre for her impassioned play “Yasmina’s Necklace.” From sitcom to agitprop, from farce to soap opera and from r…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Betrayal revival gets minimilist magic by Simon Saltzman

Stunning Broadway Revival of 1980 Pinter play

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Dublin playwright's "Little Gem" debut at Irish Rep. by Simon Saltzman

Review of 2008 Dublin Fringe winner "Little Gem" at Irish Rep.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

"The Bridges of Madison County"- Post closing review based on performance on 06/29/19 at SOPAC by Simon Saltzman

Jennifer Ellis and Bryant Martin“The Bridges of Madison County” may be the most purely romantic musical of our times. As re-envisioned by book writer Marsha Norman (‘night, Mother”) …

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Femme Baseballer takes the stage by Simon Saltzman

Review of Toni Stone

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

"Dying City" is resurrected by Simon Saltzman

Review of play Christopher Shinn

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Friday, June 14, 2019

25th anniversary for Disney's Beauty and the Beast by Simon Saltzman

Gorgeous production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
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