Tuesday, July 3, 2018

OPERA MEETS THEATER by Matt Windman

Anika Noni Rose leads a pitch-perfect cast in John Doyle s scaled-down production.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

BEAUTY ISN'T EVERYTHING by Jeremy Gerard

Joshua Harmon’s humorous new play takes on the superficiality of beauty, fashion and resistance to aging.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

DISINTEGRATION by Jeremy Gerard

Carey Mulligan captivates her audience in Dennis Kelly’s seductive ensnarement of a play.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

WRATH UNFURLED by Jeremy Gerard

Ruben Santiago-Hudson needs no gimmicks or modern update to bring a hard-hitting Othello to Central Park.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

BOTTOMLESS ABYSS by Matt Wolf

This is a feisty, animated Iceman , with the magnificent Denzel Washington leading the cast.

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MAGIC IN THE AIR by Brian Scott Lipton

The Band’s Visit dominated the musical categories at an exciting night at the Tony Awards.

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS by David Cote

Although this is a period piece, this play reverberates with the zesty camaraderie that gay men can openly enjoy today.

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Monday, May 28, 2018

GENDER MERCIES by David Cote

Alan Ayckbourn’s new comedy-drama sketches a portrait of a man across seven decades.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

OLD MUSICAL, NEW TRICKS by Bernard Carragher

This production preserves the show s original wonders while playing wonderfully for a new generation of theatergoers.

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

UPPERS AND DOWNERS by Sandy MacDonald

This spirited revival delivers a relatively swift descent into hell.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

RELATIVE STRANGERS by David Cote

Unfortunately, the members of this ensemble seem as if they re acting in different plays.

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Monday, May 14, 2018

WIT AND WHIMSY by Jessica Branch

Tom Stoppard’s 1917 tour-de-force can be a mess of historical and literary references, but it is handled deftly by this director and cast.

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BIG SHOES by Matt Windman

As one would expect, a production of this musical largely lives and dies by the strength of its leading actress.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

ALMOST ROMANCE by Brian Scott Lipton

Marin Ireland and Nathan Darrow make this rare revival worth the trip.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

CINDERELLA STORY by Jessica Branch

Replete with lush beauty and stellar performances, this version stays true to its origins.

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AND THE NOMINEES ARE… by Matt Windman

Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants lead the Tony nominations for the 2017-18 Broadway season.

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Monday, April 30, 2018

WITCHCRAFT AND WIZARDRY by Matt Windman

This mega-musical is an inventive, crowd-pleasing spectacle full of dazzling special effects.

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A MESS OF MANIACS by Brian Scott Lipton

There is a lot going on in this clever, well-written work by David Ives.

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

DISCO QUEEN by Bill Stevenson

This jukebox musical isn t perfect, but it s plenty entertaining, and LaChanze is fabulous in the lead role.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

BARROOM TRAGEDY by David Cote

Revivals of this caliber do not come often.

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A PEASANT'S REBELLION by Robert Cashill

Condola Rashad gives a bright, big-hearted performance as Joan of Arc.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

IRISH LITERARY REVIVAL by Matt Windman

The Irish Repertory Theatre showcases three one-acts by major turn-of-the-century Irish playwrights.

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FEEL THE BERN by David Cote

Bernadette Peters works her magic in the revival of this joy-stuffed classic.

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BLINK OF AN EYE by Brian Scott Lipton

This well-written, well-acted play will make you laugh and make you think.

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THE ORIGINAL FEMINIST by Matt Windman

Stanley Houghton1912 three-act drama plays surprisingly well today, thanks to this deft production.

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CLASSIC MEETS CLASSICAL by Brian Scott Lipton

Rock hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s get an orchestral twist in this jukebox musical.

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DISNEY ON ICE by Robert Cashill

There s plenty of stage magic to behold, but the Broadway version of Frozen fails to exceed expectations.

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AS ABOVE, SO BELOW by David Cote

Tony Kushner’s two-part mega-drama is high art, but with plenty of sex, laughs and thrills throughout.

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WHITE MAN'S BURDEN by Brian Scott Lipton

Playwright Joshua Harmon proves once again to be funny, daring and unpredictable.

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CIRCUS SIDESHOW by Jessica Branch

This show succeeds in getting the audience to empathize with the heartrending betrayals and unspeakable yearnings of these sideshow characters.

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AN UNOFFICIAL SEQUEL by Matt Windman

In her thoughtful piece of young-adult fan fiction, Alexandra Silber explores the story of Hodel and her fiancé Perchik beyond the events in Fiddler on the Roof.

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