Friday, August 9, 2019

CRYING OUT LOUD by Joe Dziemianowicz

This head-scratcher of a rock spectacle quickly wears out its welcome.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

MOTHER AND SON by Bernard Carragher

Jonathan Cake and Kate Burton shine at the center of this stirring production.

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NO REDEMPTION by Jeremy Gerard

Daniel Sullivan brings fresh thinking to this production while leaving the play s cynicism and thirst for power intact.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

LESS IS MORE by Brian Scott Lipton

Six short plays offer up a variety of styles for the 13th edition of Summer Shorts .

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

MASTER OF MUSICALS by Joe Dziemianowicz

The Broadway icon Harold “Hal” Prince has passed away, leaving a legacy behind.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

SPARKLING MOMENTS by Brian Scott Lipton

Three generations of Irish women tell their stories through alternating monologues in this engaging piece.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

DREAMERS AND SCHEMERS by Joe Dziemianowicz

Reinvention is a recurring theme in this intriguing but not altogether rewarding musical.

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SHIMMERING SPECTACLE by Jeremy Gerard

Director Alex Timbers has given the 2001 film a thumping theatrical heart.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

HIGHBROW RAUNCHINESS by Jeremy Gerard

Jacqueline Novak expertly delivers personal, sexually explicit stories in her one-woman show.

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

DEALT A BAD HAND by Brian Scott Lipton

Rita Rudner s talents are done a disservice by the show’s ramshackle construction.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

FRIENDS LIKE THESE by Joe Dziemianowicz

A handful of mini-plays honors Vaclav Havel.

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WORDS, WORDS, WORDS by Joe Dziemianowicz

Two 40-year-old playlets are linked by an overlapping character and a made-up lingo.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

REACTIONARY CULTURE by Matt Windman

Chris Urch s gripping new drama is inspired by real events in Uganda in which gays were outed in a local newspaper.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

FEEL THE LOVE by Joe Dziemianowicz

You ve seen this story before, but the new film version looks and sounds tremendous.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

IMITATION GOODS by Jeremy Gerard

The show aims to conjure the joyous energy of rock n roll legends, but it falls short of the real thing.

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Monday, July 8, 2019

CHILDHOOD CUT SHORT by Sandy MacDonald

David Cale’s autobiographical solo show recounts a boyhood marked by upheaval.

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

THE BRIDE WORE BLACK by Matt Windman

The Mint Theatre Company outdoes itself with this production of Micheál Mac Liammóir ’s little-known 1948 Irish drama.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

BLUSHING BRIDE by Matt Windman

The Mint Theatre Company outdoes itself with this production of Micheál Mac Liammóir ’s little-known 1948 Irish drama.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

ORDINARY PEOPLE by Joe Dziemianowicz

This concert-style production celebrates the everyday American worker.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A STAR-STUDDED NIGHT by Jeremy Gerard

This was a very special evening of music with some incredible guests, all to raise money for a non-profit organization.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

COMPLEX IDENTITY by Jeremy Gerard

Michael R. Jackson’s musical quickly gathers steam and doesn t let up for any of its 100 minutes.

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SPEAKING HER MIND by Brian Scott Lipton

This monologue brings to life one of James Joyce’s most indelible and interesting characters.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

IT TAKES BALLS by David Cote

April Matthis is magic as Toni Stone, the first woman to play professional baseball.

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HEAVY CHILDHOOD by Bill Stevenson

This wasn t the most natural novel to turn into a musical, but the cast and music are top notch.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

COMEDY OF MANNERS by Matt Windman

With two versions playing on alternating nights, the gender-reversed version is not just entertaining but surprisingly fitting and enlightening.

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WAR OF WITS by Bernard Carragher

Shakespeare in Central Park opens with a fresh, witty production with an African American cast.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

TWO QUEENS, ONE HIVE by David Cote

Although it drags a bit, this piece about Queen Elizabeth II and Margaret Thatcher boasts humor, excellent acting and staging, and some impressive wigs.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

PLENTY OF SOMETHING by Jeremy Gerard

Though the setting is changed, much of the essence of Shakespeare’s comedy shines through in this imaginative production.

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AND THE WINNERS ARE ... by Joe Dziemianowicz

Hadestown and The Ferryman were among the big winners, with each taking home multiple awards.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

MULTI-DIMENSIONAL by Brian Scott Lipton

The characters in Bekah Brunstetter’s gripping play are more than what they first appear to be.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

SPILLED SECRETS by Joe Dziemianowicz

Even when chaos kicks in, Donald Margulies’ drama is predictable.

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