Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: OHenry Productions “This Beautiful Future” at the Cherry Lane Theatre (Through Sunday, October 30, 2022) by David Roberts

Elodie (Francesca Carpanini) and Otto (Uly Schlesinger) reunite in a bedroom after they meet in a town square in Chartres, France in August 1944. Crazy things happened in the square includin…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: “Los Otros” at A.R.T./New York Theatres – Mezzanine Theatre (Through Saturday, October 8, 2022) by David Roberts

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary the definition of “cycle” is a permutation of a set of ordered elements in which each element takes the place of the next and the last becomes…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Broadway News/Previews: “Kimberly Akimbo” Opens on Broadway at the Booth Theatre on Thursday, November 10, 2022 by David Roberts

The box office for the critically lauded and wildly popular new musical, Kimberly Akimbo, will open on Wednesday, September 7 at 10 a.m. at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street). The Boot…

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Broadway News/Previews: “Sweeney Todd” Begins Performances at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on February 26, 2023 by David Roberts

Tony and Grammy-nominated multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford will both return to Broadway this spring in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fl…

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Monday, August 29, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: “Kinky Boots” at Stage 42 (Currently On) by David Roberts

Theatergoers who missed the successful Broadway production of “Kinky Boots” should make their way to Stage 42 for the Off-Broadway revival which will be sure to please. A more condensed …

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Sunday, August 28, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: Primary Stages’ “On That Day in Amsterdam at 59E59 Theaters (Through Sunday, September 4, 2022) by David Roberts

Promising a touching love story following a one-nightstand encounter in Amsterdam, Clarence Coo’s “On That Day in Amsterdam” (currently on at 59E59 Theaters) delivers instead a convolu…

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Monday, August 22, 2022

Broadway Review: “Into the Woods” at the St. James Theatre (Currently On) by David Roberts

The most recent revival of the 1987 Broadway musical “Into the Woods” featuring music and lyrics from the late, great Stephen Sondheim is now making its triumphant return, playing at the…

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Off-Broadway Review: “The Butcher Boy” at Irish Repertory Theatre (Through Sunday, September 11, 2022) by David Roberts

As children fishing together and hanging out at the hide they had built in the chicken house, Francie Brady (an emotive and troubled Nicholas Barasch) and Joe Purcell (the effervescent and s…

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Off-Broadway News/Preview: “Merrily We Roll Along” Opens at New York Theatre Workshop on December 12, 2022 (Through January 8, 2023) by David Roberts

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director Patricia McGregor and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today that Jonathan Groff will star as “Franklin” and Lindsay Mendez…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Off-Broadway News: St. Anne’s Emerges from the Pandemic More Ambitious Than Ever! by David Roberts

Drawing inspiration from concerts that evolved from Brooklyn front porches to its own rooftop balcony and large-scale exhibitions mounted on its exterior facade, St. Ann’s Warehouse return…

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Dance News: The Joyce Theater Foundation Announces Danni Gee New Director of Programming Effective September 12, 2022 by David Roberts

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to welcome Danni Gee as the organization’s new Director of Programming, effective September 12, 2022. A forme…

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Off-Broadway Preview/News: “Melissa Etheridge Off-Broadway: My Window – A Journey Through Life” at New World Stages (Through Sunday. October 23, by David Roberts

Producers Michael Cohl and EMC Presents, in association with Larry Mestel, Deborah Klein, and Steven Greener for Primary Wave Music announce today the world premiere of Grammy & Academy …

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Friday, August 12, 2022

Off-Broadway Preview: “Four Saints in Three Acts” at The Doxsee at Target Margin Theater (Through Sunday, October 9, 2022) by David Roberts

The Lucille Lortel Theatre presents a solo play presentation of Four Saints in Three Acts, starring renowned actor David Greenspan (The Patsy, Strange Interlude) interpreting 66 unique role…

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Dance News/Preview: The Joyce Theatre Foundation Presents Alan Cumming in “Burn” (Tuesday, September 20, 2022, through Sunday, September 25, 2022) by David Roberts

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) celebrates the opening of its Fall ‘22/Winter’23 season with not only a Joyce debut, but the U.S. dance theater debut of…

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at The Theater at St. Clements (Through Sunday, August 14, 2022) by David Roberts

“Skipper and me had a clean, true thing between us!–had a clean friendship, practically all our lives, till Maggie got the idea you’re talking about. Normal? No!–It was too rare to b…

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: “Between the Lines” at the Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage (Through Sunday, October 2, 2022) by David Roberts

“Fairy Tales” and “Happily Ever After” have been great fodder for musical theater usually targeting multi-generational audiences, being prudent to include visual and intellectual con…

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Friday, July 22, 2022

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Shubert Theatre Review: “Much Ado About Nothing” (Through Sunday, August 7, 2022) by David Roberts

Under director Matt Pfeiffer’s helm, Akeem Davis (Benedick) and Brett Ashley Robinson (Beatrice) and the cast of “Much Ado About Nothing” bring Shakespeare’s late comedy (1598 or sho…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: “Epiphany” Tackles Wonder Head-On at Lincoln Center’s Mitzi E Newhouse Theater (Through Sunday, July 31, 2022) by David Roberts

In an email with several attachments (none of which any of the invitees bothered to read), Morkan (the incomparable Marylouise Burke) invites several friends to her “very big house, on the…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: The Public Theater and National Black Theatre (NBT) Production of “Fat Ham” at the Public’s Anspacher Theater (Extended thr by David Roberts

Things are going as well as they can as Juicy (a pensive, smart, and gay Marcel Spears who is thicc, beautiful, and lonely) and his cousin and oldest friend Tio (a relaxed and clever Chris H…

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Monday, June 20, 2022

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival 2022 Main Stage Preview: One Singular Sensation “A Chorus Line” Opens at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at th by David Roberts

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival opens its Main Stage musical “A Chorus Line,” the iconic winner of both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The show previews June 22 and 23. It open…

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Monday, June 13, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: “The Bedwetter” at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater (Through Sunday, June 26, 2022) by David Roberts

Comedy is usually a successful way to approach any discussion about a difficult and awkward situation and often eases the tension surrounding the stigma that might be associated with the unc…

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: “Exception to the Rule” at the Black Box Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center (Through Sunday, June 26, 2022) by David Roberts

In “Exception to the Rule,” currently playing at the Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center, is playwright Dave Harris more concerned about what might be the excepti…

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Monday, June 6, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: “Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn” at Theater 555 (Through Sunday, June 26, 2022) by David Roberts

There are times when a trip to the theatre should being nothing but fun and entertainment. A clever and ingenious musical performed by a remarkable cast is an additional bonus. One need to l…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

News: Announcing the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Commemorating the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway Season by David Roberts

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, is pleased to announce the winners of the 71st …

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Monday, May 16, 2022

News: Drama Desk Awards 2020 Nominations Announced by David Roberts

The nominees for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards: Outstanding Play Cullud Wattah, by Erika Dickerson-Despenza, The Public Theater English, by Sanaz Toossi, Atlantic Theater Company Prayer …

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Broadway Review: “A Strange Loop” at the Lyceum Theatre (Currently On) by David Roberts

Two deeply significant plays by Jeremy O. Harris – “Daddy” (Off-Broadway 2019) and “Slave Play” (Broadway 2021) – highlighted significant issues about the self-identity of young …

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Award Announcement: The Outer Critics Circle 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominees by David Roberts

Award Announcement: The Outer Critics Circle 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominees By David Roberts Theatre Reviews Limited The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organizati…

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Thursday, April 21, 2022

Broadway Review: “Hangmen” at the Golden Theatre (Currently On) by David Roberts

“The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men / Gang aft a-gley.” – “To A Mouse” by Robert Burns Despite his claim to be “quite content to keep [his] own counsel, as [he] sees fit, …

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Broadway Review: “for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf” at the Booth Theatre (Through Sunday, August 14, 2022) 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 Nto…

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Monday, April 18, 2022

Broadway Review: “Take Me Out” at Second Stage’s Helen Hayes Theatre (Through Sunday, June 11, 2022) by David Roberts

The revival of “Take Me Out” by Richard Greenberg which opened at The Helen Hayes Theater, in many ways does not feel as if it were written twenty years ago, given the current political …

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Friday, April 15, 2022

Off-Broadway Review: “Harmony” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (Through Sunday, May 8, 2022) by David Roberts

The Comedian Harmonists was an internationally famous all-male German singing group that was formed during the Weimar period and was forced to disband in the early 1930’s when the Nazi reg…

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