Sunday, April 15, 2018

‘Mlima’s Tale’ review: Lynn Nottage drama about avarice and ivory by Joe Dziemianowicz

Elephants don’t forget, but the majestic beasts endure experiences no living creature would want to recall.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

‘The Band’s Visit’ musicians give NYC kids cultural music lesson by Ellen Moynihan

A pair of understudies from “The Band’s Visit” dropped into an East Harlem Catholic school for a cultural exchange.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

‘Carousel’ review: Rodgers and Hammerstein classic on Broadway

“Carousel” has such a glorious score that the music always shines bright — even in a revival as wobbly as the one at the Imperial.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

‘Children of a Lesser God’ review: Broadway revival at Studio 54 by Joe Dziemianowicz

There’s something to admire about Mark Medoff’s 1979 play even in a revival that's only fitfully engaging and stirring

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Patti LuPone haaaaated Uma Thurman’s Broadway debut — and said so by Joe Dziemianowicz

Uma Thurman didn't please Patti LuPone. But Chris Evans did.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

‘Miss You Like Hell’ review: A musical road trip at the Public by Joe Dziemianowicz

“Miss You Like Hell” reminds that traveling and theater share rules for success. Don't overpack. Do choose good company. It gets one right.

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Monday, April 9, 2018

‘This Flat Earth’ review: Lives in chaos after school massacre' by Joe Dziemianowicz

The unconvincing “This Flat Earth” at Playwrights Horizons proves that it’s actually not all in the timing.

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‘The Sting’ review: Harry Connick Jr. leads musical at Paper Mill by Joe Dziemianowicz

The trouble with Harry Connick’s promising but problematic new musical “The Sting” isn’t him.

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

‘Mean Girls’ review: Tina Fey musical a Broadway crowd-pleaser by Joe Dziemianowicz

Tina Fey’s new Broadway musical “Mean Girls” delivers a fizzy blast that tickles the ears, eyes and funny bone.

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'Hamilton' takes seven prizes at UK Olivier Awards by The Associated Press

Historical hip-hop musical "Hamilton" took seven trophies including best new musical at British theater's Olivier Awards.

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‘Empire Records’ musical headed for Broadway, targets 2020 debut by Kate Feldman

“Empire Records” is moving to Broadway.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda suffering from shingles by Peter Sblendorio

He revealed he was battling the ailment a day after he complained of a migraine.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ returns to theaters this summer

The psychedelic animated film inspired by the Fab Four’s music will be re-released to mark its 50th anniversary.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

‘Three Tall Women’ review: Glenda Jackson towers in Albee drama by Joe Dziemianowicz

Everyone who goes to “Three Tall Women” hopes for a great revival. Good news: There are actually two.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

‘Beetlejuice’ musical to debut 'oddball subversiveness' in D.C. by Joe Dziemianowicz

You don’t have to say “Beetlejuice” three times for the new musical based on the 1988 fantasy-comedy film to materialize in the fall.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

‘Rocktopia’ review: rock-classical concert hits Broadway by Joe Dziemianowicz

If a Handel aria bleeding into “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me” sounds like music to your ears, this may be the mash-up for you.

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Monday, March 26, 2018

‘Lobby Hero’ review: Chris Evans, Michael Cera shine on Broadway by Joe Dziemianowicz

Chris Evans trades a Captain America shield for an NYPD badge in his deft Broadway debut in Kenneth Lonergan’s 2001 drama.

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

‘Angels in America’ review: Garfield, Lane lead gleaming revival by Joe Dziemianowicz

Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield lead the cast of the new production from London.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

‘Frozen’ review: Songs, stars shine but Broadway show lacks magic by Joe Dziemianowicz

Thanks to Disney, kids have a shiny new Broadway toy. But their parents may have buyers’ remorse.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Monday, March 19, 2018

Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’ film to feature live score at NYC screening by Spencer Dukoff

One of David Bowie’s final works is coming to Brooklyn for one night only.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt team up to fight gun violence by Joe Dziemianowicz

Tony-winning Broadway stars have joined forces — and voices — for an urgent cause.

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Friday, March 16, 2018

What John Cleese does to Trump fans who walk out of his shows by Ariel Scotti

Actor John Cleese likes to applaud people who take such severe offense to his cracks on President Trump that they decide to leave his shows

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

‘Escape to Margaritaville’ review: Jimmy Buffett Broadway jukebox by Joe Dziemianowicz

A bird-brained story nags in the new show for Parrotheads.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Harper Lee’s estate sues over Aaron Sorkin’s 'Mockingbird' by Kate Feldman

Aaron Sorkin has taken too many liberties with “To Kill a Mockingbird,” according to Harper Lee’s estate.

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Monday, March 12, 2018

‘Admissions’ review: Lincoln Center diversity drama lacks shading by Joe Dziemianowicz

Joshua Harmon's would-be button-pusher about white privilege tightly constructed for its own good.

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Metropolitan Opera fires James Levine after sexual abuse claims by Kate Feldman

Three months after multiple men accused James Levine of sexual assault, the Metropolitan Opera officially fired the conductor.

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Friday, March 9, 2018

How ‘Hamilton’ producer’s ‘Rise’ is changing theater geeks’ lives by Joe Dziemianowicz

The new NBC series revolves around a small-town high school drama program.

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