Friday, September 24, 2021

Only an Octave Apart: Justin Vivian Bond/Anthony Roth Costanzo a Duo Wow by David Finkle

★★★★☆ The seemingly unlikely team in seemingly unlikely mash-ups makes everything indisputably likely The post Only an Octave Apart: Justin Vivian Bond/Anthony Roth Costanzo a Duo …

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Sanctuary City: Home Is Where the Hurt Is by Elysa Gardner

★★★★★ Young characters search for love and belonging, under duress, in Martyna Majok's shattering new play The post Sanctuary City: Home Is Where the Hurt Is appeared first on New …

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Sanctuary City: Sizzling Actors and Creative Team Enliven Majok Drama by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ The Pulitzer Prize-winner looks at young hopefuls facing today's odds The post Sanctuary City: Sizzling Actors and Creative Team Enliven Majok Drama appeared first on New Yor…

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie: A Film Musical to Sing About by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Max Harwood and hot cast sing a hot score about a trend-setting prom-goer The post Everybody’s Talking About Jamie: A Film Musical to Sing About appeared first on New Yo…

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Monday, September 13, 2021

The Last of the Love Letters: A Stunning Look at Love’s Ups and Downs by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Ngozi Anyanwu's trenchant relationships probe, with Daniel J. Watts and the author giving indelible performances The post The Last of the Love Letters: A Stunning Look at Lov…

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

What Happened? The Michaels Abroad: From Richard Nelson, More Food for the Soul by Elysa Gardner

★★★★★ The playwright and director completes his Rhinebeck Panorama with a typically nourishing, and trenchant, work. The post What Happened? The Michaels Abroad: From Richard Nels…

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What Happened? The Michaels Abroad: Despair, Dread, Dance, and Lasagna by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ Richard Nelson triumphantly completes his Rhinebeck Panorama, with Maryann Plunkett and Jay O. Sanders leading the troupe The post What Happened? The Michaels Abroad: Despai…

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Monday, August 23, 2021

From Massachusetts: Sister Sorry, Regrets Only by Bob Verini

★★☆☆☆ Sorry to say, an intriguing true story is fictionalized into something less than intriguing The post From Massachusetts: Sister Sorry, Regrets Only appeared first on New York…

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Sunday, August 22, 2021

Pass Over: Waiting for the Po-Po, Hoping for the Promised Land by Jesse Oxfeld

The first new Broadway production in 17 months is an extraordinary Black-lives-matter take on Godot and the Exodus The post Pass Over: Waiting for the Po-Po, Hoping for the Promised Land app…

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Pass Over: A Play That Speaks to Our Times by Frank Scheck

★★★★☆ Beckett meets Black Lives Matter in Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's racially charged absurdist drama. The post Pass Over: A Play That Speaks to Our Times appeared first on New …

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Monday, August 9, 2021

Merry Wives: Rambunctious Romp from The Public by Steven Suskin

★★★★☆ Playwright Jocelyn Bioh and director Saheem Ali bring Falstaffian hijinks to Shakespeare in the Park The post Merry Wives: Rambunctious Romp from The Public appeared first on…

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Merry Wives: A Giddy Modern-Day Take on a Lesser Shakespeare by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ Jocelyn Bioh’s smart Harlem-set spin on Shakespeare is the joyous kick we all need right now The post Merry Wives: A Giddy Modern-Day Take on a Lesser Shakespeare appeared …

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Putting It Together: Lapine and Sondheim (and Bernadette and Mandy), Via Town Hall by Steven Suskin

A candid discussion about the creation of 'Sunday in the Park with George,' from the creators The post Putting It Together: Lapine and Sondheim (and Bernadette and Mandy), Via Town Hall app…

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Sunday, August 1, 2021

From Boston: The Tempest, A Perfect Storm and a Perfect John Douglas Thompson by Bob Verini

★★★★★ Shakespeare's all-powerful sorcerer Prospero, driven near-mad, learns the power of redemption on Boston Common The post From Boston: The Tempest, A Perfect Storm and a Perfec…

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Judgment Day: Gleeful Fun with Jason Alexander and Patti LuPone by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Santino Fontana, Michael McKean and more in Rob Ulin's wily look at good and (mostly) bad The post Judgment Day: Gleeful Fun with Jason Alexander and Patti LuPone appeared fi…

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: Edward F. Cline’s ‘Million Dollar Legs’ by Michael Feingold

Were all the artists involved under the influence of some hallucinogen? This is the least rational movie ever produced by the American studio system. The post Feingold on Old Movies for Thea…

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Thursday, July 8, 2021

Fruma-Sarah (Waiting in the Wings): Jackie Hoffman Happily Soars by David Finkle

★★★★☆ E. Dale Smith's clever dramedy spin on "Fiddler on the Roof," also with Kelly Kinsella The post Fruma-Sarah (Waiting in the Wings): Jackie Hoffman Happily Soars appeared firs…

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Friday, July 2, 2021

Enemy of the People: Ann Dowd in Reimagined, Interactive Ibsen by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Ann Dowd plays the gender-altered lead role in Robert Icke's interactive reimagining of Ibsen's classic The post Enemy of the People: Ann Dowd in Reimagined, Interactive Ibse…

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Thursday, July 1, 2021

The Watering Hole: Timely Immersive Theater (if Flawed) by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Lynn Nottage, Miranda Haymon, and others look at adjusting to life's contemporary basics The post The Watering Hole: Timely Immersive Theater (if Flawed) appeared first on N…

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Seven Deadly Sins: There’s No Harm In Watching by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ That former den of iniquity, the Meatpacking District, plays host to a sin-inspired evening The post Seven Deadly Sins: There’s No Harm In Watching appeared first on New Yo…

SOURCE: nystagereview.com at 10:21PM

SEVEN DEADLY SINS: LIVE THEATER BEHIND GLASS by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Moisés Kaufman directs seven vice-inspired one-acts, cleverly staged on the streets of the Meatpacking District The post SEVEN DEADLY SINS: LIVE THEATER BEHIND GLASS appear…

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: Charles Chaplin’s ‘Monsieur Verdoux’ by Michael Feingold

The legendary Little Tramp spins a fantastical comedy about a serial killer The post Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: Charles Chaplin’s ‘Monsieur Verdoux’ appeared first on N…

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Waiting for Godot: Beckett’s Masterpiece Pandemic-ized, Sorta by David Finkle

★★☆☆☆ Scott Elliott (mis)directs Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Wallace Shawn, and Tarik Trotter The post Waiting for Godot: Beckett’s Masterpiece Pandemic-ized, Sorta appeared fir…

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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: A. Edward Sutherland’s International House (1933) by Admin

Woke friends, I apologize in advance. I’m afraid incorrectness, of pretty much every kind, is going to be pervasive in this piece. Asian-Americans, along with those who disapprove of sexua…

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Sutton Foster Bring Me to Light: The Musical Leading Lady De-Lights by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Raul Esparza, Kelli O'Hara, Joaquina Kalukango, Wren Rivera join the festivities The post Sutton Foster Bring Me to Light: The Musical Leading Lady De-Lights appeared first o…

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

The Royale: Marco Ramirez Looks Closely at Systemic Racism by David Finkle

★★★★★ Rachel Chavkin's hot 2016 Lincoln Center production streamed with five actors at their best The post The Royale: Marco Ramirez Looks Closely at Systemic Racism appeared firs…

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Friday, April 16, 2021

SOCIAL!: It’s Time to Dance by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★☆☆ Is it theater? Is it disco? Either way, it’s a safety-conscious, socially distant 55-minute experience.   The post SOCIAL!: It’s Time to Dance appeared first on New York…

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

John Cullum, An Accidental Star: 76 Minutes of Broadway Joy by David Finkle

★★★★☆ At 91, the determined headliner sings and talks through his two Tony-winning career The post John Cullum, An Accidental Star: 76 Minutes of Broadway Joy appeared first on New…

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John Cullum, An Accidental Star: Stardom No Accident by Bob Verini

★★★★☆ Legendary veteran of Broadway's Golden Age shares his career highs, though not the lows The post John Cullum, An Accidental Star: Stardom No Accident appeared first on New Yo…

SOURCE: nystagereview.com at 07:59PM
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Blindness: Chilling Dystopian Drama Marks Return of Off-Broadway by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ Harrowing story theater featuring high tech sound system simulating a pandemic of a different sort The post Blindness: Chilling Dystopian Drama Marks Return of Off-Broadway a…

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Blindness: Light, Flickering, at the End of a Tunnel by Elysa Gardner

★★★★☆ Simon Stephens's stark, lyrical adaptation of the novel arrives in New York, for socially distanced audiences The post Blindness: Light, Flickering, at the End of a Tunnel ap…

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54