Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Tony Awards Postponed by Barry Gordin

THE 74th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® TO BE POSTPONED March 25, 2020: The 74th Annual Tony Awards, scheduled to air live on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, June 7th from Radio City Musi…

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Terrence McNally by Barry Gordin

Theater Community Mourns the Death of Celebrated  Playwright Terrence McNally By: Ellis Nassour March 25, 2020: Beloved playwright Terrence McNally, a four-time Tony Award-winner, w…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Coronavirus Crisis Devastates Broadway by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward March 22, 2020: The COVID-19 or coronavirus outbreak has silenced Broadway and will likely have a devastating impact long after it has passed. To prevent the spread of…

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

CONSCIENCE by Iris Wiener

Harriet Harris and Lee Sellars are giving dynamic performances. Harris’ Margaret Chase Smith is equally compassionate and stern, especially sharp in Smith’s moments of disbelief. Harris …

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Broadway Shut Down by Barry Gordin

All Broadway performances have been canceled until April 12 due to COVID-19 March 12, 2020: Andrew Cuomo and Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League, announced the cancella…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

BroadwayHD Trailblazers by Barry Gordin

Beginning in March BroadwayHD Spotlights Diversity with new a rail.  March 10, 2020:  BroadwayHD CEO, co-founder and Tony Award®-winning producer Bonnie Comley, is announcing a new ini…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Tickets by Barry Gordin

March 12 2020: The producers of To Kill a Mockingbird, West Side Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Book of Mormon, in an unprecedented move, have announc…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Scott Siegel’s March Birthday Show **** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons March 9, 2020: We all like birthday parties. But Scott Siegel’s idea of a birthday bash is unique. Every month Siegel creates, directs and hosts a concert celebrat…

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Conscience by Barry Gordin

5 Reasons Why it Would be Unconscionable to Miss Conscience By: Iris Wiener March 9, 2020: “Never have I ever met anyone who can make up things on the spot with such conviction,…

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Anatomy of a Suicide ***, Cambodian Rock Band ***, The Unsinkable Molly Brown *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward March 8, 2020: Fractured narratives are featured in two recent Off-Broadway offerings depicting how families of severe trauma victims cope—or don’t—with their pe…

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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Cambodian Rock Band ***, Suicide Forest *** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg March 7, 2020: Lauren Yee’s new musical, Cambodian Rock Band at the Signature Theatre introduces a style of popular music that emerged around the country’s capital,…

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Friday, March 6, 2020

The Armory Show by Barry Gordin

ACA is showing Aminah Robinson: Bears Witness, booth 305 at pier 90, through Sunday. March 6, 2020: ACA Galleries is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of work by Aminah Brenda Lynn Ro…

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Paulanne Simmons Unscripted by Barry Gordin

Why Video? March 7, 2020: Projections have been part of theater for a long time. But recently we have begun to see video take over a good number of plays.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

About Love Opens by Barry Gordin

About Love, a play with songs and music, opened at the Sheen Center. March 5, 2020: The Culture Project is presenting About Love, a new play by Nancy Harrow and Will Pomerantz, which open…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Mr. Toole Opens @ 59E59 by Barry Gordin

Off- Broadway Premiere of an inspirational new play by Vivian Neuwirth opens at 59E59 Theaters March 5, 2020:   Mr. Toole, written by Vivian Neuwirth and directed by Cat Parker, opened a…

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About Love **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter “Summer of ‘33” March 4, 2020: In 1860, the great Russian writer Ivan Turgenev wrote a semiautobiographical novella called First Love that beautifully captu…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

No Strings *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons March 1, 2020: For many people, the most significant fact about the 1962 musical, No Strings, is that it has the only Broadway score for which Richard Rodgers wrote…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Sunday, February 23, 2020

West Side Story **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward February 23, 2020: When it was announced controversial director Ivo van Hove would be staging a revival of  the beloved West Side Story, you could practically hear the…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

A Soldier’s Play **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg February 20, 2020: Charles Fuller’s 1982 Pulitzer Prize winning drama, A Soldier’s Play, finally makes its Broadway debut. An intense murder mystery that digs deep…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Boom ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg February 20, 2020: An unusually engaging piece of theater, Boomer, at 59E59 St Theaters takes on the older generation from a Gen Xer’s point of view. That is the pers…

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Happy Birthday Doug by Barry Gordin

By: Patrick Christiano Michael Urie presents Drew Droege’s hysterical solo show, Happy Birthday Doug, at the SoHo Playhouse.  February 16, 2020:  Happy Birthday Doug, a very fun…

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Jamie deRoy & friends by Barry Gordin

MAC Award-winning Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & Friends, returns to Birdland. February 17, 2020:  Jamie DeRoy, a seven- time Tony Award winning producer, brought her multi-MAC Award-wi…

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Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me ***** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons February 17, 2020: Several times a year, British chanteuse Barb Jungr comes to New York City. On those occasions she lights up the cabaret stage like few other perfo…

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

Hamlet **** by Barry Gordin

Hamlet: Dane in Pain By: JK Clarke February 16, 2020: There's a moment in the Gate Theatre of Dublin's production of Hamlet (at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn through March 8) when …

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Jamie deRoy & friends by Barry Gordin

Jamie deRoy & friends returns to Birdland benefitting The Actors Fund: Jamie deRoy & friends Cabaret Intitiative February 17, 2020: Photos: Maryann Lopinto Click Here for More

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Commons Opens by Barry Gordin

Lily Akerman’s The Commons directedby Emma Miller makes World Premiere at @ 59E59 Theaters. February 12, 2020:  The Commons, a tale about living with strangers by Lily Akerman, opened …

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Unmasked **** by Barry Gordin

Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber Premieres at Paper Mill Playhouse By: Ellis Nassour February 14, 2020 – In Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, the jukebox revue h…

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