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…

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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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Friday, April 2, 2021

Amour: Love Has Creative Musical Trouble Conquering All by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Blithe Montmartre short story by Marcel Aymé tuned by Michel Legrand and Jeremy Sams The post Amour: Love Has Creative Musical Trouble Conquering All appeared first on New Y…

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Saturday, March 27, 2021

Romeo & Juliet: Matthew Bourne Has His Way With Shakespeare by David Finkle

★★★★☆ The famous young lovers now meet and die in a Veronese crazy house for hyperkinetic teenagers The post Romeo & Juliet: Matthew Bourne Has His Way With Shakespeare appeare…

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: Ealing Studios’ “Dead of Night” by Michael Feingold

The unclassifiable supernatural omnibus classic includes a neurotically unforgettable performance by Michael Redgrave, father of Vanessa and Lynn The post Feingold on Old Movies for Theater …

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Yours Unfaithfully: Get to Know Your Friendly Drawing-Room Comedy by David Finkle

★★★★★ Miles Malleson's forward-looking play well presented by director Jonathan Bank and cast The post Yours Unfaithfully: Get to Know Your Friendly Drawing-Room Comedy appeared fi…

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Monday, March 22, 2021

Middletown: Those Were the Days? Really? by Bob Verini

★★★☆☆ Dan Cleary’s salute to post-WWII Americana is sweet, sentimental, safe—and shallow The post Middletown: Those Were the Days? Really? appeared first on New York Stage Revi…

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike: Outlandish Comedy Is as Funny as It Gets by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ David Hyde Pierce, Sigourney Weaver, and Kristine Nielsen in Christopher Durang's convulsively neo-Chekhovian Disneyish idyll The post Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike: Ou…

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Monday, March 15, 2021

The Last Five Years: Jason Robert Brown’s Dissection of Marriage, in Song by Steven Suskin

★★★★☆ Dynamic two-character musical more than retains its power under the spell of Tony-winning director Jason Michael Webb The post The Last Five Years: Jason Robert Brown’s Dis…

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Saturday, March 13, 2021

The Car Man: Dance Master Matthew Bourne Takes on Bizet’s Carmen by David Finkle

★★★★★ A 19th-century opera classic as a 21st-century dance classic The post The Car Man: Dance Master Matthew Bourne Takes on Bizet’s Carmen appeared first on New York Stage Revi…

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Julius Caesar: Patrick Page as Dictator Facing Ides of March by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ Timely radio version resonates in today's fractured politics The post Julius Caesar: Patrick Page as Dictator Facing Ides of March appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Myths and Hymns Chapter 2, Work: A Minor Portion of Guettel’s Major Song Cycle by Steven Suskin

The second installment doesn't have quite the power of the first, nor the likely power of the forthcoming final two chapters The post Myths and Hymns Chapter 2, Work: A Minor Portion of Guet…

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Myths and Hymns Chapter 2, Work: Adam Guettel’s Work Section Sorta Works by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ The second installment of Ted Sperling's "Saturn Returns"revise offers some first-rate ingredients. The post Myths and Hymns Chapter 2, Work: Adam Guettel’s Work Section So…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

All On Her Own: Janie Dee Lays Bare Terence Rattigan’s Fierce Monologue by David Finkle

★★★★☆ A foremost 20th-century playwright gets his due in this impeccably streamed presentation The post All On Her Own: Janie Dee Lays Bare Terence Rattigan’s Fierce Monologue ap…

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: James Whale’s ‘Show Boat,’ Part 2 by Michael Feingold

Feingold continues his close examination of the 1936 motion picture version of Kern and Hammerstein's "Show Boat" The post Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: James Whale’s ‘Show …

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Saturday, February 6, 2021

All The Devils Are Here: Patrick Page Takes On Shakespeare’s Villains by Roma Torre

★★★★★ A tour de force in which the acclaimed actor provides fascinating insights while enacting the Bard’s villains, even Lady Macbeth The post All The Devils Are Here: Patrick P…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Simply Sondheim: The Master in Revue, Yet Again by Steven Suskin

★★★★☆ Arlington's Signature Theatre brings us a worthy (if unfocused) evening of Sondheim, headlined by Norm Lewis, Emily Skinner, and Conrad Ricamora The post Simply Sondheim: The…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Little Wars: Women Writers Talk Bitingly During World War II by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Playwright Steven Carl McCasland confronts Lillian Hellman with Gertrude Stein and other gossips The post Little Wars: Women Writers Talk Bitingly During World War II appeare…

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Myths and Hymns Chapter 1, Flight: Adam Guettel and Friends Soar by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ The astonishing song cycle from the “The Light in the Piazza” composer is reconceived for streaming, with exciting results The post Myths and Hymns Chapter 1, Flight: Ad…

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: James Whale’s ‘Show Boat’ (1936)—Part 1 by Michael Feingold

(This is the first part of a two-part column. The second part will appear next month.) Warning to my fellow voyagers: This boat ride may take our rickety vessel through some deep and turbule…

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Saturday, January 2, 2021

Ratatouille: The Rat In The Hat Strikes Back by Bob Verini

★★★★☆ The Tik Tok generation cooks up a streaming tribute to a Pixar classic of their youth The post Ratatouille: The Rat In The Hat Strikes Back appeared first on New York Stage R…

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Friday, December 18, 2020

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: August Wilson Hits the Screen Singing by David Finkle

★★★★★ Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman star, George C. Wolfe directs from Ruben Santiago-Hudson's adaptation The post Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: August Wilson Hits the Screen Sing…

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: A Perfect August in December by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★★ Wilson’s Chicago-set 1920s play gets a magnificent, melodic Netflix transfer The post Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: A Perfect August in December appeared first on New York St…

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Monday, December 14, 2020

This Is Who I Am: A Cup of Flour, a Pinch of Pain by Bob Verini

★★★★☆ A father and son prepare a real dish, while they really dish and heal The post This Is Who I Am: A Cup of Flour, a Pinch of Pain appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Sunday, December 13, 2020

Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce…Pandemic!: ‘Tis The Season To Be Sassy by Bob Verini

★★★★☆ A self-described "holiday public access show on LSD" is more sentimental than subversive The post Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce…Pandemic!: ‘Tis The Season To Be Sassy app…

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Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce…Pandemic!: Silver Bells and Sequins, Tidings of Dysfunction and Joy by Elysa Gardner

★★★★☆ The restless multihyphenate revisits the season, virtually The post Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce…Pandemic!: Silver Bells and Sequins, Tidings of Dysfunction and Joy appeare…

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Friday, December 11, 2020

Meet Me in St. Louis: The Classic Film Crammed Into the Small Screen by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ The Irish Repertory Theatre's Charlotte Moore directs, with Shereen Ahmed as The Girl Next Door The post Meet Me in St. Louis: The Classic Film Crammed Into the Small Screen …

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

An Evening With Audra McDonald: Online Gala Reveals Star in Top Form by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ The exceptional entertainer brings her superb concert act onto your screen The post An Evening With Audra McDonald: Online Gala Reveals Star in Top Form appeared first on Ne…

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre