Saturday, October 24, 2020

Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7 at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

Aaron Sorkin's film gives the notorious 1968 trial an unmistakable of-the-moment feel.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Review: Courtship & On Valentine's Day at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Two beautifully filmed early Horton Foote plays a treat for theater enthusiasts in lockdown

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

CurtainUp eview:Hollywood Rivals: Olivia de Havilland vs Joan Fontaine by Elyse Sommer

A fascinated, richly illustrated docudrama about the lives of two of the silver screen's legendary sisters

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Review of Hamilton, the movie : at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

not second best to a live performance, but a unique and enjoyable experience in its own right

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Curtaiup Streaming Features by Elyse Sommer

The top of our main page now features virus-relted updates and streaming features

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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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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Review: The Perplexed at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

If Richsrd Grenberg intended this as a refreshing new take on the once popular drawing room comedies, especially those with the action revolving around …

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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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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

"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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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Review: Linda Vista at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

: If the title were not already taken by a much produced French classic, Tracy Letts might well have called his play about a middle-aged guy who hates everything and…

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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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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Review: A Very Expensive Poison at curtainup.com-London by Kllizzie Loveridge

Lucy Prebble's new play exposes a political, murderous regime

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

Betrayal review at Curtain up by Jacob Horn

betrayal19.html' Jamie Lloyd directs a compelling, minimalist take on Pinter's play with impressive Broadway debuts by Zawe Ashton, Charlie Cox, and Tom Hiddleston.

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Review: Bat Out of Hell: The Musicalat curtainup.com/ by Charles Wright

Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell: The Musical is a rock concert for rock lovers repelled by rock concerts.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
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