Wednesday, June 12, 2024

The Welkin: Meet the Real Housewives of 1759 by Michael Sommers

★★☆☆☆ Sandra Oh leads a dozen women through miserable times The post The Welkin: Meet the Real Housewives of 1759 appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:30PM

Titanic: A Tale of Doomed Dreams and Hubris Rises Anew by Elysa Gardner

★★★★★ Director Anne Kauffman and a starry, supple cast breathe new life into the '90s musical epic The post Titanic: A Tale of Doomed Dreams and Hubris Rises Anew appeared first on…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 12:22PM

Titanic: Smooth Sailing as the Band Plays On by Steven Suskin

★★★★☆ Maury Yeston's remarkable score is given a ravishing hearing at Encores The post Titanic: Smooth Sailing as the Band Plays On appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 12:21PM
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Home: Not Always Easy to Go Back by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ The Samm-Art Williams play receives its first Broadway revival, directed by Kenny Leon. The post Home: Not Always Easy to Go Back appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:27PM

Home: Is Where the Art Is, at Roundabout by Michael Sommers

★★★☆☆ Tory Kittles, Brittany Inge and Stori Ayers make glowing Broadway debuts The post Home: Is Where the Art Is, at Roundabout appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:26PM
Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Breaking the Story: War is Hell, and So is Remembering It by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Maggie Siff plays a former war correspondent suffering from PTSD in Alexis Scheer's play receiving its world premiere at Second Stage. The post Breaking the Story: War is He…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM

What Became of Us: More Than Just a Lifetime Drama by Michael Sommers

★★★☆☆ BD Wong and Rosalind Cho portray siblings in an uncommon new play The post What Became of Us: More Than Just a Lifetime Drama appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:59PM
Thursday, May 30, 2024

The Comedy of Errors: No Errors Made in This Free Shakespeare Revival by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Shakespeare in the Park's free Mobile Unit clicks, due to Rebecca Martínez and Juliá Mesri and jubilant cast The post The Comedy of Errors: No Errors Made in This Free Sha…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 10:21PM

The Comedy of Errors: A Tuneful Bilingual Romp through the Parks by Michael Sommers

★★★☆☆ The Public Theater's Mobile Unit brings Shakespeare's comedy to a park near you The post The Comedy of Errors: A Tuneful Bilingual Romp through the Parks appeared first on N…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 10:20PM
Thursday, May 23, 2024

Molly Sweeney: Brian Friel’s Play About Sight and Shortsidedness Insightfully Revived by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Charlotte Moore directs Sarah Street, John Keating, Rufus Collins with beautifully staggering results The post Molly Sweeney: Brian Friel’s Play About Sight and Shortsidedn…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:59PM

Molly Sweeney: An Ideal Cast Adds Insight and Intensity to Friel’s 1994 Chamber Drama by Sandy MacDonald

★★★★☆ When a master playwright takes on the mystery of sight (in its many senses), it pays to listen. The post Molly Sweeney: An Ideal Cast Adds Insight and Intensity to Friel’s …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:58PM
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

The Fires: A Not So Hot Study of Black Men in Love by Michael Sommers

★★☆☆☆ Raja Feather Kelly writes and directs a sorrowful new drama for Soho Rep The post The Fires: A Not So Hot Study of Black Men in Love appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM

Syncing Ink: A Crack Ensemble Revives a Hip-Hop Legend by Sandy MacDonald

★★★☆☆ Playwright/performer NSangou Njikam, accompanied by some gifted colleagues, gets to the heart of hip-hop culture. The post Syncing Ink: A Crack Ensemble Revives a Hip-Hop Leg…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 06:00PM
Monday, May 20, 2024

Three Houses: Dave Malloy’s New, Sometimes Haunting Musical by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Annie Tippe directs Margo Seibert, Mia Pak, J. D. Mollison, Scott Stangland, Henry Stram, and Ching Valdes-Aran The post Three Houses: Dave Malloy’s New, Sometimes Haunting…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM

The Lonely Few: A Promising and Predictable Rock Musical   by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★☆☆ Directed by Trip Cullman and Ellenore Scott, the show puts two female singers, and their love story, in the spotlight The post The Lonely Few: A Promising and Predictable Roc…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

All of Me: A Technologically Assisted Rom-Com by Frank Scheck

★★★★☆ Laura Winters' play depicts the charming courtship between two disabled characters who use text-to-speech technology to communicate. The post All of Me: A Technologically As…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:26PM

All of Me: A Rom-Com Powered by Text-to-Speech Technology by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ Disabled actors Madison Ferris and Danny J. Gomez make beautiful music in Laura Winters’ delightful play The post All of Me: A Rom-Com Powered by Text-to-Speech Technology …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:25PM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Laura Benanti, Nobody Cares: Let Me Entertain You, and How! by Steven Suskin

★★★★☆ The beloved Tony-winner celebrates adulthood, motherhood, and stepping out of the ingenue shell The post Laura Benanti, Nobody Cares: Let Me Entertain You, and How! appeared …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:57PM

Laura Benanti, Nobody Cares: A Virtuosic Evening of Comedic Embarrassment by Frank Scheck

★★★★☆ The veteran Broadway performer delivers an evening of self-deprecating humor and original musical material. The post Laura Benanti, Nobody Cares: A Virtuosic Evening of Come…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:56PM

Here There Are Blueberries: A New, Invaluable Holocaust Stage Documentary by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Moisés Kaufman and Amanda Gronich compile an astonishing chronicle with strong cast, amazing projections The post Here There Are Blueberries: A New, Invaluable Holocaust Sta…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM
Sunday, May 12, 2024

Just Another Day: A Seniors Rom-Com Scores Some Meaningful Points by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Dan Lauria, Patty McCormack show off impressively in Lauria's play, well directed by Eric Krebs. The post Just Another Day: A Seniors Rom-Com Scores Some Meaningful Points ap…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 02:00PM
Monday, May 6, 2024

The Brief Life & Mysterious Death of Boris III, King of Bulgaria: Crown of Thorns by Michael Sommers

★★★☆☆ A London troupe shines seriocomic light on dark wartime history The post The Brief Life & Mysterious Death of Boris III, King of Bulgaria: Crown of Thorns appeared first…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 03:02PM

Windrush Secret: Outstanding Surprise Drama from UK by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Rodreguez King-Dorset writes, performs, directs tough drama about 2018 deportation scandal The post Windrush Secret: Outstanding Surprise Drama from UK appeared first on New …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 03:01PM
Monday, April 29, 2024

Staff Meal: Chef’s Kiss for a Kooky Pastiche by Sandy MacDonald

★★★☆☆ Absurdism triumphs in this crazy combo meal of modern dating mores plus culinary pretention. The post Staff Meal: Chef’s Kiss for a Kooky Pastiche appeared first on New Yor…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:19PM

Jordans: Important Racism Drama Awkwardly Handled by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Ife Olujobi takes on national Black-white dilemma, Whitney White directing highly adept cast The post Jordans: Important Racism Drama Awkwardly Handled appeared first on New …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 03:48PM
Friday, April 26, 2024

Illinoise: Lots of Good Noise To Dance To by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ Choreographer Justin Peck presents a stage adaptation of Sufjan Stevens’ boffo album with total finesse The post Illinoise: Lots of Good Noise To Dance To appeared first on…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 12:59PM

Illinoise: Sufjan Stevens’ Popular ‘Illinois’ Sung and Danced to Some Effect by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Justin Peck and Jackie Sibblies Drury adapt, Peck directs and choreographs a game singing and dancing troupe The post Illinoise: Sufjan Stevens’ Popular ‘Illinois’ Sung…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 12:58PM
Thursday, April 25, 2024

The Great Gatsby: Fitzgerald’s Roaring ’20s Classic Musicalized as a Loud Whimper by David Finkle

★★☆☆☆ Bookwriter Kait Kerrigan, composer Jason Howard, lyricist Nathan Tyson director Marc Bruni caught with their talents down The post The Great Gatsby: Fitzgerald’s Roaring �…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:55PM

The Great Gatsby: All That Glitters, But Short on Depth by Sandy MacDonald

★★★☆☆ All the fixings – including some snazzy sets and standout stars – don't suffice to hoist this musical into the top rank. The post The Great Gatsby: All That Glitters, B…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:54PM

Mother Play: Evicting Not-So-Dear Old Mom, with Martinis by Steven Suskin

★★★★☆ Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jessica Lange, and Jim Parsons star as Paula Vogel's struggling family The post Mother Play: Evicting Not-So-Dear Old Mom, with Martinis appeared first o…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:25PM

Mother Play: A Memory Play, Plus Cockroaches by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Jessica Lange, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Jim Parsons star in the world premiere of Paula Vogel's comedy-drama depicting the lives of a mother and her two children over the cou…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:24PM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards