Friday, May 29, 2015

Sound Advice: Cy by Cy: Creative Composer Colmean by Rob Lester

It's a treat to listen to these recordings, made from the 1950s to the 1980s, either with the hindsight of history or wondering how it must have been to perform them or hear them fresh, with…

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

AN ACT OF GOD - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

In another time and another place, I imagine the charge could be leveled that David Javerbaum is courting blasphemy.

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CAGNEY - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

If all a musical has going for it are its spine-tingling songs, there are worse things.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

THE FLICK - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

It's difficult to name a more potent theatrical partnership in the current New York theatre than that of Annie Baker and Sam Gold. ...

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Wall to Wall Stephen Sondheim

A Pre-show Report By Ann Miner

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Monty Python's Spamalot

Review by Matthew Murray
Spamalot is additional evidence (if more is needed) that producers and creative teams no longer need to expend thought, care, or sense to have a smash hit.

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Caz Dies Alone

Review by Matthew Murray

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Servant of Two Masters

Review by Matthew Murray

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Doubt

Los Angeles Review by Sharon Perlmutter

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Orson's Shadow

Review by Matthew Murray

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The Good War

Florida Review by John Lariviere

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Review by Matthew Murray

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The Forever Waltz

Review by Lindsey Wilson

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Paradise

Review by Lindsey Wilson

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Barbara and Scott: The Two of Clubs

The Siegels take a look at the Friday Night Piano Bar experience at Helen's in Chelsea, and give an expansive list of recommended shows covering the next four weeks!

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The Penis Monologues: Men Speak

Review by Matthew Murray

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New York City Opera: Candide

Review by Matthew Murray

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Woman Before a Glass

Review by Matthew Murray

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Lazer Vaudeville

Review by Matthew Murray
As the old saying goes, the hard part is making it look easy. The three stars of Lazer Vaudeville, which just opened at the John Houseman, aren't working hard enough.

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Catalpa

Los Angeles Review by Sharon Perlmutter

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The Secret in the Wings Entrances at Seattle Repertory Theatre

Review by David-Edward Hughes

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Christiane Noll

Cabaret Review by Warren Hoffman

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Sister Week: Sugar and Spice, and Pretty Darn Nice

New Jersey Review by Bob Rendell

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Ghetto Superstar (The Man That I Am)

Review by Matthew Murray

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Uncle Vanya

Review by Lindsey Wilson

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Sweet Charity

Chicago Review by John Olson

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Review by Matthew Murray
You become keenly aware at every juncture that this musical has little original framework of its own, that it's been cobbled together from (superior) parts of other recent shows, most notably The Producers, Sweet Smell of Success, and Hairspray.

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The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

Review by Matthew Murray

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