Thursday, December 5, 2019

Jagged Little Pill: Everything’s Gonna Be Fine, Fine, Fine by Jesse Oxfeld

★★★★ The Alanis Morissette jukebox musical brings down the house, unironically The post Jagged Little Pill: Everything’s Gonna Be Fine, Fine, Fine appeared first on New York Stage …

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Jagged Little Pill: Alanis Morissette Lavishly Broadway-ized by David Finkle

★★★★ The Top of the Charts release embedded in a family-dysfunction story, from Diane Paulus and Diablo Cody The post Jagged Little Pill: Alanis Morissette Lavishly Broadway-ized app…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Harry Townsend’s Last Stand: Wheezy Geriatric Comedy, with Fart Jokes by Steven Suskin

★★ Len Cariou does his best to charm his way through George Eastman’s creaky comedy The post Harry Townsend’s Last Stand: Wheezy Geriatric Comedy, with Fart Jokes appeared first on …

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MsTRIAL: Office Sexual Harassment Goes Strongly #MeToo by David Finkle

★★★ Former lawyer Dep Kirkland plays a nasty lawyer in his Weinstein-influenced drama The post MsTRIAL: Office Sexual Harassment Goes Strongly #MeToo appeared first on New York Stage R…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

From Boston: Quixote Nuevo, Modern-Day Man of La Plancha by Bob Verini

★★★ Octavio Solis's modern-day take on Don Quixote taps into the current crisis along the U.S./Mexico border The post From Boston: Quixote Nuevo, Modern-Day Man of La Plancha appeared …

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Monday, November 25, 2019

A Bright Room Called Day: The Fascist and the Furious by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ Tony Kushner takes another look at his Hitler-through-the-Reagan-era play ‘A Bright Room Called Day’ The post A Bright Room Called Day: The Fascist and the Furious appeared …

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A Bright Room Called Day: A Call to Action, Refreshed by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ Tony Kushner's first play gets an update, and a stellar cast, in a new Public Theater production The post A Bright Room Called Day: A Call to Action, Refreshed appeared first on…

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From London: Well-Measured Measure for Measure, Giddy Groan Ups by David Finkle

Measure for Measure ★★★★ Is Gregory Doran currently our most accomplished director of anything William Shakespeare wrote for the stage—or is believed to have written? As artistic …

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

The Young Man From Atlanta: Horton Foote’s Pulitzer-Winner Fizzles in Revival by Jesse Oxfeld

★★★ A solid, straightforward staging at the Signature delivers little emotion and no surprises The post The Young Man From Atlanta: Horton Foote’s Pulitzer-Winner Fizzles in Revival …

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Fefu and Her Friends: Still Ahead of Its Time by Michael Sommers

★★★ An unorthodox 1977 drama on feminist themes is revived by Theatre for a New Audience The post Fefu and Her Friends: Still Ahead of Its Time appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Underlying Chris: The Circle of Life, Through a Rainbow of Lenses by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ Playwright Will Eno and director Kenny Leon find meaning, and commonality, in life's little moments The post The Underlying Chris: The Circle of Life, Through a Rainbow of Lense…

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The Underlying Chris: What We Share in Our World by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Will Eno thoughtfully explores the human essentials in his latest play The post The Underlying Chris: What We Share in Our World appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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The Crucible: Boils Over Again In a Hot and Timely Staging by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Bedlam removes the frame from Arthur Miller's drama about another witch hunt The post The Crucible: Boils Over Again In a Hot and Timely Staging appeared first on New York Stage…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A Christmas Carol: God Blast Ye, Merry Gentlemen by Bob Verini

★★★★ Jack Thorne, Matthew Warchus, and Charles Dickens insist that we Scrooges mend our selfish ways, with joyful stagecraft to pull us along The post A Christmas Carol: God Blast Ye…

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A Christmas Carol: Spooked By the Past by Michael Sommers

★★★ A chilly Campbell Scott plays Scrooge in a grim rendition of the holiday classic The post A Christmas Carol: Spooked By the Past appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Einstein’s Dreams: Love and Science Merge, with Relative Success by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ A new musical (based on the novel) casts the iconic genius as a romantic lead The post Einstein’s Dreams: Love and Science Merge, with Relative Success appeared first on New Y…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie: Fun With Science (Really!) by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ America's most popular living playwright, Lauren Gunderson, shines a spotlight on two history-making female scientists   The post The Half-Life of Marie Curie: Fun With Science…

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The Half-Life of Marie Curie: Girl Power, Irradiated by Jesse Oxfeld

★★ Lauren Gunderson, "America's favorite playwright," comes to New York with a historical-feminist melodrama The post The Half-Life of Marie Curie: Girl Power, Irradiated appeared first …

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Monday, November 18, 2019

The Feingold Column: Recollections of the O’Neill Playwrights Conference–Part 1 by Michael Feingold

To spend two to four weeks enjoying an uncrowded beach and a park full of ancient trees while rehearsing new plays with a crowd of gifted and enthusiastic colleagues was like an invitation t…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Inheritance: A Magnificent Look at the Post-‘Angels in America’ World by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ Matthew Lopez's two-part play, with Stephen Daldry at the helm, is not to be missed The post The Inheritance: A Magnificent Look at the Post-‘Angels in America’ World app…

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The Inheritance: Gay Times in America, Then and Now by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Some fine acting and a sterling staging lend credence to a classy gay soap opera by Matthew Lopez The post The Inheritance: Gay Times in America, Then and Now appeared first on …

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Evita: Star Quality to Spare by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ Thanks to star Solea Pfeiffer, the City Center Encores! production will leave you on a rainbow high The post Evita: Star Quality to Spare appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Evita: Come Share Her Glory, with Two Actresses by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ Maia Reficco and a sublime Solea Pfeiffer divide the role of the historical diva in a sparkling new production The post Evita: Come Share Her Glory, with Two Actresses appeared …

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Brian Stokes Mitchell: The Man We Love by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ The Tony-winning Broadway baritone is as swoon-worthy as ever in a show packed with his holiday and showtune favorites The post Brian Stokes Mitchell: The Man We Love appeared f…

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Slava’s Snowshow: Clowns Gaily on the Loose in a Winter Wonderland by David Finkle

★★★ Slava Polunin and a clown troupe immerse kids and parents in a colorful holiday snowfall The post Slava’s Snowshow: Clowns Gaily on the Loose in a Winter Wonderland appeared firs…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular: A Perennial That Lives Up to Its Name by Michael Sommers

★★★★ The Rockettes dance through the 87th annual edition of a New York City classic The post The Radio City Christmas Spectacular: A Perennial That Lives Up to Its Name appeared firs…

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Pumpgirl: North Ireland Trio in Well-Demonstrated Anguish by David Finkle

★★★★ Actors Hamish Allan-Headley, Labhaoise Magee, and Clare O'Malley excel in Abbie Spallen's work The post Pumpgirl: North Ireland Trio in Well-Demonstrated Anguish appeared first …

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Richard III: Director Hynes Makes Glorious DruidShakespeare Summary by David Finkle

★★★★ Aaron Monaghan is the famous villain in an excellent, surprising production The post Richard III: Director Hynes Makes Glorious DruidShakespeare Summary appeared first on New Yo…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Fires in the Mirror: A Hot-Button Show Whose Glow Hasn’t Dimmed by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★★ Anna Deavere Smith’s one-person show still burns bright with star Michael Benjamin Washington and a timely-as-ever theme The post Fires in the Mirror: A Hot-Button Show Who…

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth For the Girls: It’s Good to See Her, Isn’t It? by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ The ever-popular Kristin Chenoweth returns to Broadway with a too-brief concert run The post Kristin Chenoweth For the Girls: It’s Good to See Her, Isn’t It? appeared first …

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Broadbend, Arkansas: Inspired Musical Look at Racism’s Toll by David Finkle

★★★★ Ted Shen, Ellen McHugh, Harrison David Rivers create strong piece with director Jack Cummings III The post Broadbend, Arkansas: Inspired Musical Look at Racism’s Toll appeared…

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