All stories by Tony Marinelli on BroadwayStars

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road by Tony Marinelli

The York Theatre Company’s masthead reads “Where Musicals Come to Life…” and that couldn’t be more evident in their new production, "Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road." Originally…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 12:06PM
Friday, November 25, 2022

Cocoon by Tony Marinelli

Director Kotryna Gesait’s direction does not have the necessary distance from the material to realize that actors speaking simultaneously will blur content and intentions for the audience.…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 05:21PM
Thursday, November 10, 2022

Merciful Delusions : 4 One Act Plays by Tennessee Williams by Tony Marinelli

Director Lorraine Serabian is faithful to the spirit of when these plays were written. She delves into the spirited dreamers and chance takers that Tennessee Williams so faithfully showed us…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 11:38PM
Sunday, November 6, 2022

38th Marathon of One-Act Plays: Series B by Tony Marinelli

Ensemble Studio Theatre’s "38th Marathon of One-Act Plays," their first since 2019, is split up into two programs of five plays each, with an eleventh play, Vera Starbard’s “Yan Tután…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 08:57PM
Sunday, October 30, 2022

HOUND DOG by Tony Marinelli

Director Machel Ross does little to guide this play to any semblance of cohesion.  Scenes 1 and 13, between Hound Dog and Ayse, her childhood best friend, begin with the exact same lines an…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 01:04AM
Sunday, October 23, 2022

Albert Camus’ “The Fall” by Tony Marinelli

Belgian actor Ronald Guttman gives a subtle, yet wrenching performance in "The Fall," expounding the philosophies of Albert Camus trapped in the sad and now resigned character of the exiled …

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 11:57PM
Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Melissa Etheridge Off Broadway: My Window – A Journey Through Life by Tony Marinelli

Etheridge may be 61, but she sounds just as she did when she first came on the American rock scene in 1988:  full-throated emotion and raspy vocals that bring honesty and pathos to intensel…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 11:26PM
Friday, October 14, 2022

Powerhouse by Tony Marinelli

Harms’ play never lets up in its homage to corporate intrigue laced with humor. The audience’s caring for how Regan and Guy end up is a given, so that we can forgive his “poetic licens…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 12:05PM
Monday, October 10, 2022

Complicity by Tony Marinelli

On paper, Diane Davis’ play "Complicity" offers a stark, yet refreshing take on the now familiar Harvey Weinstein-tainted Hollywood story of women being victimized by a male-run, male-driv…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 11:51AM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood by Tony Marinelli

As conceived, directed and choreographed by Randy Skinner, who was also part of the creative team that brought the stage version of the 1954 classic Irving Berlin’s "White Christmas" to Br…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 11:56AM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Faust et Hélène & L’heure espagnole by Tony Marinelli

Maurice Ravel’s delightful 'L’heure espagnole," usually paired with his other opera, "L’enfant et les sortilèges," is here paired with "Faust et Hélène," an obscure cantata by Lili …

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 03:51PM
Thursday, September 15, 2022

On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning by Tony Marinelli

Revived by Retro Productions, we are treated to Eric Overmyer’s alternative Victorian fantasy, "On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning," that takes three vibrant, independent women of 1…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 11:58PM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME by Tony Marinelli

Commissioned by the Ma-Yi Theater Company, Daniel K. Isaac’s brilliant "ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME" was born out of the actor-playwright’s realization that he knew way more about Shakespe…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 12:05AM

All that Chat

2022-2023 BROADWAY SEASON
Nov 27, 2022: KPOP - Circle In The Square