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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 02:32AM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 08:42PM

DISMAL DISASTER by Mervyn Rothstein

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

Linked From Theater News Online at 08:42PM

MUSICAL MAKEOVER by Jeremy Gerard

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

Linked From Theater News Online at 07:24PM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 09:42PM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 12:33AM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 12:24AM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 12:54AM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 05:03PM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 05:24PM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 09:24PM

CODED CHARACTERS by Sandy MacDonald

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

Linked From Theater News Online at 03:54PM

TRUNK PLAY by Sandy MacDonald

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

Linked From Theater News Online at 02:48PM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 09:33PM
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.

Linked From Theater News Online at 11:36PM

LIGHT AND DARK by Joe Dziemianowicz

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

Linked From Theater News Online at 11:36PM
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

GOOD MEDICINE by Jeremy Gerard

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

Linked From Theater News Online at 08:48PM

THE WAR THAT DIDN'T END by David Cote

Although it takes place during World War II, the racism at the heart of this revival feels very relevant today.

Linked From Theater News Online at 08:48PM
Saturday, January 18, 2020

LIPTON'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Brian Scott Lipton

Annette Bening is a revelation in a production that still rings true seven decades later.

Linked From Theater News Online at 05:48PM

COTE'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by David Cote

Heroes peered into the murk and found the white gaze staring back at us.

Linked From Theater News Online at 05:48PM

BRANCH'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Jessica Branch

This stunning work is one of the most original, entertaining and illuminating new pieces to come along in a long time.

Linked From Theater News Online at 05:48PM

WINDMAN'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Matt Windman

Matthew Lopez’s inspired two-part, seven-hour drama is unforgettable.

Linked From Theater News Online at 05:48PM

MACDONALD'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Sandy MacDonald

This chamber musical was a showcase for the extraordinary vocal talents of Joshua Henry.

Linked From Theater News Online at 05:48PM

DZIEMIANOWICZ'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Joe Dziemianowicz

This spare, eloquent staging will make you laugh, cry and think.

Linked From Theater News Online at 05:48PM
Thursday, January 16, 2020

FERAL FEMALES by Joe Dziemianowicz

Setting the play among uniformed teenaged schoolgirls fails to stir fresh revelations.

Linked From Theater News Online at 09:18PM

HEROES OF HISTORY by Joe Dziemianowicz

This compact play provides a smart, funny look into the minds of American war re-enactors.

Linked From Theater News Online at 09:18PM
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

PORTRAIT OF A (SICK) LADY by David Cote

Despite the talent of Laura Linney, this inert monologue drags.

Linked From Theater News Online at 09:36PM
Saturday, January 11, 2020

BEST OF 2019 by Brian Scott Lipton

Annette Bening is a revelation in a production that still rings true seven decades later.

Linked From Theater News Online at 05:32PM
Thursday, January 9, 2020

BEST OF 2019 by David Cote

Heroes peered into the murk and found the white gaze staring back at us.

Linked From Theater News Online at 10:36PM
Saturday, January 4, 2020

FLAIR FOR DRAMA by Matt Windman

Writer Alexandra Jacobs presents a biography of Stritch that is meticulously researched, gossipy and vivid in detail.

Linked From Theater News Online at 06:06PM
Monday, December 30, 2019

SORROWFUL MADNESS by Jeremy Gerard

Here are some of the highlights from a year full of big shows and stunning performances.

Linked From Theater News Online at 03:54PM

All that Chat

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