Friday, March 13, 2020

RHYTHMS OF THE HEART by Jessica Branch

Two one-acts based on stories by Chekhov and Tolstoy are presented together, thought they have little to do with each other.

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STORY SONGS by Jeremy Gerard

Betty Buckley uses her beautiful voice to create dreamscapes that will send you home on a cloud.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

DREAMERS IN A DARK NIGHT by Jeremy Gerard

This is a timely new play from a promising writer, with a fine, committed cast.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

DEPRESSING DYLAN by David Cote

This Bob Dylan jukebox musical is an interesting experiment in historical mood-setting, but it suffers from too many characters and plot lines.

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GENERATIONS OF TORMENT by Diane Snyder

The U.S. premiere of this award-winning play is highlighted by a haunting performance from Carla Gugino.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

SHAPELESS DRAMA by Joe Dziemianowicz

Underneath its pretty packaging, this wearying family saga is in need of a rewrite.

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TAPESTRY OF GRIEF by Jeremy Gerard

As the best folk songs often do, this powerful show may make you both sad and elated.

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PRIMITIVE CREATION by Matt Windman

Classic Stage Company presents a condensed, bewildering adaptation that may put you to sleep.

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BIG MONEY, BIG HEART by Bernard Carragher

If Beth Malone weren t such a fine actress, this modest musical would definitely be less fun.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

PATRON OF THE ARTS by Sandy MacDonald

The portrait of this bio-play wouldn t have liked the way it makes sport of the shenanigans of ignorant peasants.

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NOT WORTH THE TRIP by Matt Windman

Neither a new musical nor a revival, this odd revisal is an unwieldy, plot-heavy mess.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

GUIDING STAR by David Cote

Despite vibrant acting and intimate scenes, the narrative threads sag in the second half of this coming-of-age drama.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

HEARING IS BELIEVING? by Brian Scott Lipton

Dierdre O’Connell stars in a fascinating solo play that asks, can you ever really know a person?

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FALLEN LEAVES by Joe Dziemianowicz

The Mint Theater Company presents two short stories dealing with love and spirituality by two great Russian writers.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

NOT THE TIME,NOT THE PLACE by Mervyn Rothstein

Ivo van Hove s revival attempts to reimagine the classic show but nearly shreds it to pieces.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

RECKLESS REVIVAL by Jeremy Gerard

Missteps in this production include cutting the show too short and using giant video projections that overwhelm the action onstage.

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DISMAL DISASTER by Mervyn Rothstein

Ivo van Hove s revival attempts to reimagine the classic show but nearly shreds it to pieces.

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MUSICAL MAKEOVER by Jeremy Gerard

Jerry Herman’s 1974 flop has been reborn and reformed into a splendid show.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

FRESH BLOOD by Brian Scott Lipton

This is one Dracula you can count on for an evening’s worth of worthwhile entertainment.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

FOUR ON THE FLOOR by Jessica Branch

This musical retelling isn t exactly intellectually stimulating, but it might resonate with anyone in the audience with FOMO.

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

OPPORTUNITY LOST by Brian Scott Lipton

If it weren’t for the valiant efforts of the six-person cast, this production might have come up completely lame.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

BED-HOPPING RETREAT by Jeremy Gerard

It s unclear why this carbon copy of the 1969 film has been transferred to the stage.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

SINGLE NOTE by Matt Windman

This musical comedy represents the kind of third-rate work that New York Musical Festival has been presenting in recent years.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

UNQUENCHABLE EGO by Sandy MacDonald

Rick Miller provides a relentless recap of an era not exactly lost in the mists of time.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

CARRAGHER'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Bernard Carragher

The Irish Rep productions of O’Casey’s three early plays represent theater at its best.

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CODED CHARACTERS by Sandy MacDonald

This sprightly, clever musical proves that theater doesn t always have to enlighten; it can simply tickle.

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TRUNK PLAY by Sandy MacDonald

This neo-Gothic ghost tale has some down-to-earth charms.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

STOREWAY TO HEAVEN by Joe Dziemianowicz

There is ace work all around in this story of have-nots living paycheck-to-paycheck.

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

IMPERFECT UNION by Brian Scott Lipton

Bess Wohl’s play features characters we can all recognize, brought to life by a first-rate cast.

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LIGHT AND DARK by Joe Dziemianowicz

Michelle Dooley Mahonshows a gift for painting evocative pictures with words in her worthwhile solo show.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

GOOD MEDICINE by Jeremy Gerard

The play’s Broadway debut couldn’t be fresher, timelier or more satisfying.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue