Thursday, January 16, 2020

Off-Broadway Preview: “The Bedwetter” at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater by David Roberts

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for the world premiere production of “The Bedwetter,” a new musica…

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Off-Broadway Review: “Greater Clements” at Lincoln Center Theater’s Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater by David Roberts

“Greater Clements” is a testament to what happens when societal structures and safeguards disintegrate, when mental illness challenges societal and familial norms, and what happens when …

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “Sing Street” at New York Theatre Workshop by Joseph Verlezza

The music and lyrics by Mr. Carney and Gary Clark are the spine of this production providing characters with internal structure that is strong and sound always supporting the action. It is a…

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Friday, December 27, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “Pumpgirl” at Irish Repertory Theatre’s W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre by David Roberts

The strength of Abbie Spallen’s “Pumpgirl,” currently running at Irish Rep’s W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre, lies in the playwright’s authentic characters and their believable con…

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Thursday, December 26, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “Harry Townsend’s Last Stand” at New York City Center Stage II by Joseph Verlezza

There is nothing new to be learned from this particular production about providing comfort for aging parents, but it may be worth a trip to the theatre just to see these two veteran actors t…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven” at Atlantic Theatre Company’s Linda Gross Theatre by Joseph Verlezza

The epic new work penned by Stephen Adly Guirgis entitled “Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven” refers to the vast array of residents in a transitional shelter for women on the upper W…

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: WP Theater/Second Stage Theater’s “Our Dear Dead Drug Lord” at the McGinn/Cazale Theater by David Roberts

“Our Dear Dead Drug Lord” is a stunning and unsettling piece of theatre that will stay with audience members long after the curtain call. The memory will either result in dramatic shifts…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “A Bright Room Called Day” at The Public’s Anspacher Theater by David Roberts

Tony Kushner’s dystopian vision has a firm grounding in the history of the rise of fascism in Germany in the early 1930s and in the methodical and somewhat meteoric rise of Adolf Hitler to…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Broadway Review: “Slava’s Snowshow” at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre by David Roberts

There are plenty of holiday shows that enter the New York theatre scene to provide some special seasonal entertainment for tourists, locals and avid theater goers alike fulfilling a wide spe…

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Off-Broadway Review: The New Group’s “Cyrano” at the Daryl Roth Theatre by Joseph Verlezza

In the leading role of Cyrano is Peter Dinklage who gives a realistic and sincere portrayal of Cyrano without the familiar accoutrements to accompany his characterization. He is a fine actor…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: The New Group’s “one in two” in the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center by David Roberts

The title of Donja R. Love’s play “one in two,” currently running in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, is reflective of the alarming 2016 stu…

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Off-Broadway Review: “The Crucible” at The Connelly Theater by Joseph Verlezza

The cast is fearless, and the ensemble is impeccable never missing a beat or an opportunity to evoke the emotions at the core of their character. The dialogue, movement and lighting appear t…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “One November Yankee” at 59E59 Theaters by David Roberts

Veteran actors of screen, stage, and television Harry Hamlin and Stefanie Powers do their best to bring Joshua Ravetch’s “One November Yankee” to the stage at 59E59 Theaters on Manhatt…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “Everything Is Super Great” at 59E59 Theaters by David Roberts

Loss looms large over four Texas residents in Stephen Brown’s “Everything Is Super Great” currently running at 59E59 Theaters. Nineteen-year-old Tommy (a sullen and hapless Will Sarrat…

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Broadway Review: “A Christmas Carol” at the Lyceum Theatre by Joseph Verlezza

Nearly everyone was filled with a joyous feeling as they watched Scrooge learn what happiness he could bring to his fellowman. As the hand bell choir assembles like a Christmas card vignette…

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “Seared” in the Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space by David Roberts

Successful entrepreneurs like Harry (an overzealous but hypersensitive Raúl Esparza) typically attempt to guard their “art” from “commerce” for as long as possible. They feel fright…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “Bella Bella” at Manhattan Theatre Club’s New York City Center Stage I by David Roberts

Harvey Feinstein wisely chooses to “be” Bella Abzug and not simply “portray” her. There are no gimmicks here, no backups, no filters, no frills – just Bella. Mr. Fierstein draws on…

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Off-Broadway Review: “The Michaels” at The Public’s LuEsther Hall by Joseph Verlezza

This is a quiet evening that involves discussions and decisions that might change the lives of some of the participants and establishes the characters identities and motives. It explores the…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “The Underlying Chris” at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theater by David Roberts

A three-month-old infant named Chris looks up from his stroller at his thirty-something mother (Hannah Cabell) as she makes an appointment with his pediatrician for the next day at 11:15. Ch…

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Off-Broadway Review: “Einstein’s Dreams” at 59E59 Theaters by Joseph Verlezza

There is no denying that a retrospect on of the life of Albert Einstein and the development of his renowned Theory of Relativity would be compelling and extremely interesting. To present thi…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “One Discordant Violin” at 59E59 Theaters by David Roberts

As a whole, “One Discordant Violin” satisfies the theatergoer’s palate with an enchanting story that rings true, is compellingly relatable, and plucks the strings of the heart with cos…

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New Jersey News: Jimmy Webb, Black Violin, Taylor 2 Dance Company, and Voctave Join Kean Stage’s 2020 Season by David Roberts

Kean University continues to offer exciting and eclectic performances to the public, adding four new shows to its lineup for spring 2020 in Wilkins Theatre and the intimate Enlow Recital Hal…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “Fear” at the Lucille Lortel Theatre by Joseph Verlezza

Perhaps the most problematic element in the new play “Fear” by Matt Williams is that it is flooded with too many sources of fear that tend to diminish the fear that might actually be pre…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: Ars Nova’s “Dr. Ride’s American Beach House” at Greenwich House by David Roberts

Commissioned by Ars Nova in 2016 and currently playing at New York City’s Greenwich House, “Dr. Ride’s American Beach House” claims to be one thing but delivers something markedly di…

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Broadway Review: “The Sound Inside” at Studio 54 by David Roberts

Under David Cromer’s austere and esoteric direction, Ms. Parker and Mr. Hochman skillfully navigate the corners of the audience members’ minds projecting sound and sight on the empty can…

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Off-Broadway Review: “Macbeth” at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at Classic Stage Company by David Roberts

There has always been a curiosity and appreciation for bold attempts at new interpretations or the reimagining of the classics and it seems there have been endless attempts on putting a new …

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Broadway Review: “Tina – The Tina Turner Musical” at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre by David Roberts

There are two major elements that undeniably contribute to the success of the entrancing new Broadway Show “Tina – The Tina Turner Musical” now playing at the Lunt- Fontanne Theatre. T…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Broadway Review: “The Rose Tattoo” at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway by David Roberts

Following in the footsteps of Maureen Stapleton in the original and first revival and Mercedes Ruehl featured in the second revival on Broadway comes Marisa Tomei as Serafina Delle Rose in t…

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Off-Broadway Review: “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf” at The Public Theater’s Martinson Hall by David Roberts

Since its premiere at The Public in 1976 and its subsequent transfer to Broadway later that year, much has happened to continue to impact the lives of the women of color celebrated by Ntozak…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “Soft Power” at the Public’s Newman Theater by David Roberts

“Soft Power” – the culture-bending, plot-twisting musical within a play currently running at The Public’s Newman Theater – challenges the notion that the only effective parameters …

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Broadway’s Circle in the Square Preview: THE CIRCLE SERIES Announces Conclusion of The Fall Season by David Roberts

Over the past several weeks, The Circle Series has brought the theatre community together on Monday evenings to explore developing works and celebrate the classics in a new way. Concluding t…

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