Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Skeleton Crew: Dominique Morisseau’s Ode to a Shrinking Industry by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ A Great Recession–era Detroit-set play puts its stamp on Broadway The post Skeleton Crew: Dominique Morisseau’s Ode to a Shrinking Industry appeared first on New York Sta…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:52PM

‘Skeleton Crew’: Blue Collar Angst, Without Much Depth by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Dominique Morisseau's drama, the third in her "Detroit Project Trilogy," makes its Broadway debut. The post ‘Skeleton Crew’: Blue Collar Angst, Without Much Depth appear…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:51PM
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Long Day’s Journey into Night: A Tragedy for All the Wrong Reasons by Frank Scheck

★★☆☆☆ Director Robert O'Hara squanders the formidable talents of his lead performers in this grotesquely updated, heavily cut revival. The post Long Day’s Journey into Night: A …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:01PM

Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Eugene O’Neill’s Classic Drastically Declassified by David Finkle

★★☆☆☆ Director Robert O'Hara needlessly updates the master as Elizabeth Marvel, Bill Camp, Jason Bowen, and Ato Blankson-Wood toil The post Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Eugene…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM
Sunday, January 23, 2022

The Hang: Prepare Ye the Way of Socrates by Elysa Gardner

★★★★☆ Taylor Mac's latest work is a jazz-infused opera tracing the trial and death of philosophy's founding father The post The Hang: Prepare Ye the Way of Socrates appeared first …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 03:00PM
Thursday, January 20, 2022

Whisper House: Not-So-Blithe Spirits by Elysa Gardner

★★★☆☆Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow's ghost story finally arrives in New York The post Whisper House: Not-So-Blithe Spirits appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe: One Woman Speaks Volumes by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ Cecily Strong headlines Jane Wagner’s multicharacter meditation on humanity, interconnectedness, soup, and art The post The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Univ…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:28PM
Thursday, December 30, 2021

Marilyn Maye at Birdland: Forever Young for a New Year by Will Friedwald

Well more than fifty shades of Maye The post Marilyn Maye at Birdland: Forever Young for a New Year appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 05:08PM
Sunday, December 19, 2021

Get Happy: Michael Feinstein Celebrates The Judy Garland Centennial by Will Friedwald

The singer/scholar/pianist channels the spirit of Judy-Ism The post Get Happy: Michael Feinstein Celebrates The Judy Garland Centennial appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 06:15PM
Monday, December 13, 2021

Flying Over Sunset: A Long, Strange, Beautiful Trip by Elysa Gardner

★★★★☆ A new musical by James Lapine, Tom Kitt and Michael Korie finds icons bonding, with a little help from LSD The post Flying Over Sunset: A Long, Strange, Beautiful Trip appear…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:51PM

Flying Over Sunset: A Bummer Theatrical Drug Trip by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Aldous Huxley, Cary Grant and Clare Booth Luce trip on LSD in the new musical written and directed by James Lapine featuring a score by Tom Kitt and Michael Korie. The post…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:50PM
Thursday, December 9, 2021

Company: Everybody Rise for This Smashing Sondheim Revival by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★★ Marianne Elliott directs a modern-day, gender-swapped version of the Sondheim-Furth show starring Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone The post Company: Everybody Rise for This Smas…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:51PM

Company: That Invincible Bunch, Reconsidered by Elysa Gardner

★★★★☆ Marianne Elliott's acclaimed modern spin on the Stephen Sondheim/George Furth classic arrives in New York The post Company: That Invincible Bunch, Reconsidered appeared first…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:50PM
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Kimberly Akimbo: A Musical As Skewed As Its Title Character by Frank Scheck

★★★★☆ Victoria Clark plays a teenager afflicted with an illness that makes her grow old prematurely in the new musical by David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori. The post Kimberl…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:52PM

Kimberly Akimbo: David Lindsay-Abaire’s Akimbo Play Now Sings Out by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Ubiquitous composer Jeanine Tesori supplies music to tunes Victoria Clark, Bonnie Milligan and cast have good times with The post Kimberly Akimbo: David Lindsay-Abaire’s A…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:51PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Is There Still Sex in the City?: Candace Bushnell Tells All by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★☆☆ The OG Carrie Bradshaw dishes on her life, career, and the real Mr. Big The post Is There Still Sex in the City?: Candace Bushnell Tells All appeared first on New York Stage …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM
Monday, December 6, 2021

Selling Kabul: Worthy Drama About Afghanis in Torn-From-Headlines Distress by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Playwright Sylvia Khoury, director Tyne Rafaeli, four-member cast distinguish themselves on scarifying subject The post Selling Kabul: Worthy Drama About Afghanis in Torn-Fro…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Sunday, December 5, 2021

Mrs. Doubtfire: Dad-Turns-Nanny Comes to Broadway, Manic Charm Intact by Jesse Oxfeld

★★★★☆ The Robin Williams vehicle makes a successful transfer, scripted and scored by the 'Something Rotten!' team The post Mrs. Doubtfire: Dad-Turns-Nanny Comes to Broadway, Manic …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:51PM

Mrs. Doubtfire: Musical Comedy Misfire from Something Rotten! Team by David Finkle

★★☆☆☆ Rob McClure plays the title figure with all engines running, Jerry Zaks directs with all engines revving. The post Mrs. Doubtfire: Musical Comedy Misfire from Something Rotte…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:50PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin Hollywood Revue Reaching for the Highest Peak by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Randy Skinner conceives, directs and choreographs six deft singer-dancers, with sharp Barry Kleinbort book The post Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin Hollywood Revue Reaching for…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Clyde’s: Zestfully Tasty New Play from Lynn Nottage, with Cilantro and Dill by Steven Suskin

★★★★☆ Tasty new play features strong cast conjuring fantastically metaphoric sandwiches The post Clyde’s: Zestfully Tasty New Play from Lynn Nottage, with Cilantro and Dill appe…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:51PM

Clyde’s: Lynn Nottage Cooks Up A Sharp Kitchen-Set Comedy by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ The fast-paced, intermission-free new play from Lynn Nottage fires off one-liners in a Midwest sandwich shop The post Clyde’s: Lynn Nottage Cooks Up A Sharp Kitchen-Set Com…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:50PM
Monday, November 22, 2021

Approval Junkie: Faith Salie Tells All by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ The journalist, comedian, and serial comma supporter seeks validation in an autobiographical one-woman show The post Approval Junkie: Faith Salie Tells All appeared first on …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:44PM

A Sherlock Carol: Holmes Meets Ebenezer Scrooge in a Perfect Holiday Wrapping by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Mark Shanahan writes and directs a new mystery, with Drew McVety and Thom Sesma as the beloved fictional characters The post A Sherlock Carol: Holmes Meets Ebenezer Scrooge i…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM
Sunday, November 21, 2021

The Alchemist: Ben Jonson’s Jacobean Hilarity Gussied Up for Today’s Laugh Lovers by David Finkle

★★★★☆Jeffrey Hatcher and Red Bull's Jesse Berger rev up a classy set of farceurs, Red Rogers, Manoel Felciano among them The post The Alchemist: Ben Jonson’s Jacobean Hilarity Gu…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Saturday, November 20, 2021

Melissa Errico Sings Her New York by Will Friedwald

The Stage-struck New York singing star returns to Feinstein's/54 Below The post Melissa Errico Sings Her New York appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 05:29PM
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Trouble in Mind: A Delayed Debut, Still Fresh and Troubling by Elysa Gardner

★★★★☆ Alice Childress's biting play-within-a-play finally arrives on Broadway, more than sixty years after its premiere The post Trouble in Mind: A Delayed Debut, Still Fresh and T…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:52PM

Trouble in Mind: Better as Theatrical History Lesson Than Drama by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Alice Childress' groundbreaking play about racism makes its Broadway debut 66 years after its premiere. The post Trouble in Mind: Better as Theatrical History Lesson Than Dr…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:51PM
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Cullud Wattah: A Flint, Michigan Family Trying to Survive Enduring Water Plague by David Finkle

★★★★★ Erika Dickerson-Despenza protests an inexplicable situation through the eyes and miseries of five women. The post Cullud Wattah: A Flint, Michigan Family Trying to Survive …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:58PM

Diana, the Musical: The Princess and the Peepers by Elysa Gardner

★★☆☆☆A new musical offers a peek at the late Princess of Wales, and a lot of costume changes The post Diana, the Musical: The Princess and the Peepers appeared first on New York St…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:22PM

Diana: The People’s Princess, Surrounded by the Wrong People by Jesse Oxfeld

★★☆☆☆ Like Charles and Elizabeth before them, a creative team of (minor) Broadway royalty does Lady Spencer no favors The post Diana: The People’s Princess, Surrounded by the Wro…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:21PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre