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 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 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 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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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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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Review: I Spy a Spy at by Paulanne Smmons

At a time when there's such turmoil at out borders and disagreement within, it takes a good deal of courage to pen a musical that takes a lighthearted look at immigrations. But Jamie Jackso…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Review: Selling Kabull at by Rd Simmons

Lest any theater-goers' eyes glaze over at the mention of geopolitics, be mindful that riveting drama is often ripped from the headlines. And Sylvia Khoury's new play is, make no mistake, a…

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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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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Review: Handbagged at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

an entertaining view of two fascinating, influential women, who, near the end, remain standing, still on the world scene, holding their handbags.

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New perspective on Alcott novel by Simon Saltzman

Alcott novel gets feminist touch

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

A CurtainUp Review: Donald Margulies' "Long Lost" at MTC. Am I My Brother's Keeper? by Deirdre Donovan

Daniel Sullivan has briskly staged this handsome prodcution with kudos to the entire first rate cast: KELLY AuCOIN, ANNIE PARISSE, LEE TERGESEN and ALEX WOLFF!

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Review: Nomad Motel at by Gregory Wilson

Carla Ching's meditation on growing up in America now in its New York premiere by the Atlantic Theater Company has heart and wisdom but should have gone further. . .

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Review: at by David Rosenbert

Hartford's artistic director Darko Tresnjak's farewell production obviously has its eye on Broadway

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Review: Continuity at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Playwright Bess Wohl tackles the challenge of how do you tell a compelling story about climate change and create human stakes in the face of something so vast

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Monday, May 20, 2019

"Enter Laughing" Hilarous little known treasure by Simon Saltzman

York Theatre Company revival of "Enter Laughing."

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Review:Happy Talk at by Charles Wright

nberg's new melodrama presented by The New Group, Susan Sarandon is making a meal on an unappetizing character.

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All that Chat

Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue