Thursday, July 2, 2020

BELIEVE THE HYPE by Jeremy Gerard

For those who couldn t see Hamilton on Broadway or those who want to see it again, the smash musical is now streaming on Disney+.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

STARS OF THE STAGE by Carol Dietz

The women of Broadway are celebrated in this delightfully illustrated book for kids.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

ENTERTAINMENT IN ISOLATION by Matt Windman

Although streaming theater-related content is no substitute for the real thing, it gives fans a taste of what they love while stuck at home.

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

STIFF UPPER LIP by Joe Dziemianowicz

The latest installment of the YouTube series The Show Must Go On is a comedy motored by colorful characters and mistaken identities.

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

SCALED-BACK MUSICAL by Joe Dziemianowicz

The latest installment of the YouTube series The Show Must Go On is a comedy motored by colorful characters and mistaken identities.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

A SUBLIME TRIBUTE by Brian Scott Lipton

The two-hour-plus event was filled with magic moments, and honored both the intricacies and simplicity of Sondheim’s oeuvre.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

A RECKONING by Jeremy Gerard

If anyone still believed in the idea of American exceptionalism, they might be rethinking that notion now.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

SOMETHING SHINY IN THE DARK by Brian Scott Lipton

The New York Drama Critics Circle has announced its winners, and awards will be presented in a virtual ceremony on April 28.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

NOT REQUIRED READING by Matt Windman

Richard Crawford has written a long-winded, superficial biography that s heavy on plot summaries and very light on juicy details.

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

LOOKING BACK AT ANGER by Jeremy Gerard

This tribute to Terrence McNally looks back at one of his less-praised works and the anger that burned within it.

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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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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
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