Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Lehman Trilogy ***** by Barry Gordin

THIS is Great Theater By: Alix Cohen“We are merchants of money. We use money to make more money.” October 21, 2021: The remarkable Lehman Trilogy comes to Broadway by way of Londo…

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Friday, October 15, 2021

Monday Night Magic by Barry Gordin

“When you start to wonder, you start to think, and there isn’t enough thinking going on.” (Performer/Historian Todd Robbins) By: Alix Cohen October 15, 2021: At 24, Monday Night …

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Thursday, October 14, 2021

Chicken & Biscuits by Barry Gordin

Five Reasons Why Chicken & Biscuits is Broadway’s Delightful Main Course By: Iris Wiener            October 14, 2021:  Chicken & Biscuits is a delectable treat, o…

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Thoughts of a Colored Man *****, Chicken and Biscuits **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 13, 2021: While Broadway theaters were shuttered and demonstrations erupted across the country protesting the killing of George Floyd, an African-American, by a …

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ACA Galleries by Barry Gordin

African American Abstraction at Frieze Masters on view October 13-17 at The Regent’s Park, London. October 13, 2021:  ACA Galleries is pleased to announce an exhibition of work by Africa…

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

South Pacific ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

“Most People Long for Another Island” By: Samuel L. Leiter October 11, 2021: Theatre-loving residents of Nassau County (not to mention the nearby borough of Queens) have reason to re…

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Broadway Update: Buffalo, Funny Girl, Pal Joey by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 10, 2021: With recent announcements of firm openings, casting and theaters, the 2021-22 Broadway season appears to be solidly set. American Buffalo and Funny Gir…

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Friday, October 8, 2021

Tomatoes Got Talent by Barry Gordin

Robin Lyon Gardiner Wins The Seventh Annual “Tomatoes Got Talent” contest at the Triad Theatre. October 08, 2021: The 7th Annual “Tomatoes Got Talent” contest happened at the Tria…

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Six the Musical *** by Barry Gordin

“Six is a Seven” By: Samuel L. Leiter October 7, 2021: The number of shows, films, and TV series inspired by the marital maelstroms of British monarchs is legion. For sheer numbers, …

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Diana: The Musical ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 6, 2021: The disappointing Diana—The Musical occupies an awkward position—not entertaining enough to be a guilty pleasure and not bad enough to be a campy ho…

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Acclaimed musical theater films, West Side Story & Yentl starring Barbara Streisand join BroadwayHD’s October slate. October 5, 2021:   Discover the magic of movie musicals this m…

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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Magician Escapist, Dorothy Dietrich, Inspired by Houdini – Part 2 by Barry Gordin

By: Alix Cohen - Extreme Performance “The easiest way to attract a crowd is to let it be known that at a given time and a given place someone is going to attempt something that in the …

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Friday, October 1, 2021

Broadway Update: Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga to Star in Macbeth by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 1, 2021: Broadway is definitely back with Sunday night's long-delayed Tonys followed by announcements of new productions. Then Slave Play and Skin of Our Teeth re…

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Thursday, September 30, 2021

Magician Escapist Dorothy Dietrich – Inspired by Houdini by Barry Gordin

By: Alix Cohen ... Part 1 September 30, 2021: When you were putting together Legos or dressing dolls, one little girl was picking locks, making a ball appear and disappear and changing a…

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Sanctuary City *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward September 29, 2021: Martyna Majok’s intense, well-meaning Sanctuary City has a split personality. The first hour of this tale of two young people struggling to deal wi…

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Feinsteins/54 Below by Barry Gordin

Cristina Fontanelli returns to Broadway supper club in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn on Monday, October 12 at 7pm. September 23, 2021: Back by popular demand, Cristina Fontanelli, the award-wi…

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The Last Night at the Oki Dog *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons September 28, 2021: The year is 1985. It’s a warm winter day on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, where the Oki Dog, a hot dog stand run by a middle-aged As…

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Monday, September 27, 2021

A Commercial Jingle For Regina Comet **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter September 27, 2021: It takes a lot of chutzpah for a show to announce beneath the title on its Playbill cover, almost as a subtitle, “A New Musical Hit in the Makin…

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Tony Awards 2021 by Barry Gordin

Moulin Rouge and The Inheritance nab Top Honors at the 2021 Tony Awards . By: Patrick Christiano September 27, 2021:  Last night was an evening to celebrate Broadway! Broadway theaters…

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Broadway Update: Slave, Skin, Sondheim by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward September 27, 2021: The long-delayed Tony Awards (presented Sept. 26) were full of surprises from the Paramount Plus portion of the ceremony ending ten minutes early to …

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Sunday, September 26, 2021

2021 Tony Award Predictions by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward September 26, 2021: After a year and a half, the long-delayed Tony Awards will finally be presented tonight. When all the Broadway theaters shut down in March 2020, the …

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Between Fire & Ice *****  by Barry Gordin

Between Fire & Ice: A Diabolical Weimer Berlin Kabaret By: Paulanne Simmons September 27, 2021: The year may be 2021. And The Triad Theater may be located at 158 West 72 Street in Ne…

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tony Awards by Barry Gordin

The Tony Awards Will Feature Stars of Stage and Screen Live from the Winter Garden Theatre September 26 By: Ellis Nassour September 24, 2021: CBS and  the American Theatre Wing’s 74t…

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Friday, September 24, 2021

Tony Awards by Barry Gordin

“The Tony Awards® Present: Broadway’s Back!,” Live From the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, Sunday, Sept. 26 on CBS and Paramount+ September 23, 2021:  CBS and The American …

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Dear Evan Hansen by Barry Gordin

Ben Platt and Co-stars on Bringing Dear Evan Hansen from Stage to Screen By: Ellis Nassour September 23, 2021: Bringing the Tony-winning, generation-defining Broadway musical Dear Eva…

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Sanctuary City *** by Barry Gordin

By Samuel L. Leiter September 21, 2021: Martyna Majok, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 2018 for Cost of Living, her touching play about disabled people, continues to examine issues relevant…

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The Last of the Love Letters **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward September 21, 2021: At first, Ngozi Anyanwu’s The Last of the Love Letters seems like a conventional breakup story. The audience enters the Atlantic Theater Company’…

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Monday, September 20, 2021

BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

New production of Closer Than Ever debuts on BroadwayHD September 23. September 21, 2021: Ginger Quiff Media and BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, are partnering…

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Tomatoes Got Talent by Barry Gordin

Extraordinary women over 40 compete in the 7th Annual contest at The Triad Theater on Monday, October 4. September 22, 2021: Delayed over a year, the finals of the 7th annual “Tomatoes…

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