Thursday, July 22, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021

Laurie Anderson & Julian Schnabel by Barry Gordin

John Drew Backyard Theater moved indoors for conversation with renowned artists, Laurie Anderson and Julian Schnabel. July 18, 2021:  The forecast was not looking great, so Guild Hall move…

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

Paul Huntley by Barry Gordin

A Notable Death: Broadway’s Veteran Hair Magician Paul Huntley, 88  By: Ellis Nassour July 15, 2021 -- Paul Huntley, 88, Broadway’s trendsetting go-to wig designer, passed on Friday. …

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Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

B’way Update: Room and Dana To Play in Rep, Etc. By: David Sheward July 15, 2021: The new post-shutdown Broadway season just got really interesting. In an unexpected and startlingly di…

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A Yiddish Renaissance: A Virtual Concert Celebration by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons July 15, 2021: Confined to their homes during the pandemic, many people decided to master a new skill. For some, that skill was speaking Yiddish. In fact, according to…

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Mike Birbiglia at Guild Hall by Barry Gordin

Final shows Wednesday, July 14th at 7pm & 9pm:  The Award-winning comedian, author, and actor, Mike Birbiglia, brings an hour of All new material to Guild Hall.  July 11, 2021: The g…

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Monday, July 12, 2021

ACA Galleries by Barry Gordin

A Black Perspective, Jan 8 – Jul 30, 2021 July 12, 2021: ACA Galleries is pleased to announce its current exhibition A Black Perspective will be extended to July 30, 2021.  Since its …

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Saturday, July 10, 2021

Jamie deRoy & friends by Barry Gordin

The weekly variety show has been airing archival footage from past shows. Next up, Tony Award Winners Part I airs Monday July 12 @ 8pm July 10, 2001: Show business tour de force and seve…

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Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: Company Opens Early, Waitress Returns, Etc. By: David Sheward July 10,2021: The Broadway calendar keeps shifting in anticipation of the first full season since the COVID …

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Thursday, July 8, 2021

Fruma-Sarah (Waiting in the Wings) **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 8, 2021: It’s appropriate that the first indoor production with live actors I’m reviewing since the COVID pandemic shut down all NYC stages over a year ago is a…

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Friday, July 2, 2021

Tiny House *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 2, 2021: As theaters across the country announce the return of live, post-pandemic performances, the number of Zoom and virtual shows has waned. But there are still…

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Broadway Update: Second Stage Announces Dates by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 2, 2021: Second Stage has announced dates for its 2021-22 on and Off-Broadway season, bringing the NYC post-COVID theater schedule into sharper focus. The company w…

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Four Chords and a Gun *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons June 30, 2021: Forty years ago, the legendary punk rock group, the Ramones, recorded the album “End of the Century” with the legendary producer Phil Spector. In 2…

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Broadway Update: Chicken and Biscuits, Plaza Suite, Harry Potter by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward June 29, 2021: A new show, a revival, and an altered previously-running show have been added to the 2021-22, post-COVID Broadway calendar. Chicken and Biscuits, a new pl…

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Scott Coulter & Friends From Dolly Parton to David Bowie! ***** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons June 29, 2021: The very last show Scott Coulter produced and hosted at Feinstein’s/54 Below before the pandemic shut everything down was a tribute to composer Jerry…

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Monday, June 28, 2021

Bruce Springsteen by Barry Gordin

June 27, 2021: Bruce Springsteen re-opened Broadway for a limited run of Springsteen on Broadway at Jujamcyn's St. James Theatre (246 W 44th Street). Performances began, Saturday June 2…

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Friday, June 25, 2021
Thursday, June 24, 2021

On This Day In New York Theatre: June 24, 1942 by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 27 in the series) June 24, 2021: Perhaps you know that, soon after the Covid-19 pandemic struck, and live theatre met cryogenics, I took off my reviewing hat and…

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Monday, June 21, 2021

BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

The inspiring original works of world-renowned choreographer Matthew Bourne, including The Car Man, Cinderella, and Romeo & Juliet, come exclusively to BroadwayHD June 20, 2021:  B…

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

John Lloyd Young by Barry Gordin

By: Sandi Durell June 17, 2021: In a live interview, via Zoom, with John Lloyd Young in California and TheaterPizzazz in New York City, a unique experience unfolded getting to know this T…

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Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: Mockingbird, Mormon, Love Supreme Return By: David Sheward June 17, 2021: The new Broadway calendar is almost complete. Two more shows shuttered during the pandemic hav…

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Friday, June 11, 2021
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: Springsteen, Skeleton Crew, Paradise, etc. By: David Sheward June 10, 2021: The 2021-22 Broadway and Off-Broadway season continues to take shape with new productions and …

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

In The Heights by Barry Gordin

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Musical In the Heights Is Adapted for the Screen By: Ellis Nassour June 9, 2021: The creator of the theatrical blockbuster Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and the…

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Monday, June 7, 2021

BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Hot lineup of New titles features BKLYN-The Musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, On the Town and a special playlist to Celebrate Pride Month, June 7, 2021: BroadwayHD, the premiere stream…

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Sunday, June 6, 2021

Becoming Dr. Ruth **** by Barry Gordin

By: Patrick Christiano Renowned sex therapist, Dr. Ruth, attended the opening night of Becoming Dr. Ruth at Bay Street theater in Sag Harbor. June 6, 2021:  The re-opening of Bay Street T…

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Broadway Update: Pass Over and Tonys Announce Dates by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward June 3, 2021: The new post-quarantine Broadway season keeps getting earlier and earlier. Pass Over, Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's play focusing on two African-American men …

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

We Have To Hurry by Barry Gordin

 Love Gets A Second Chance During Life’s Third Act June 2, 2021: Playwright and Emmy-winning actress Dorothy Lymon takes on the illuminating words from her own pen for the next monthly …

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All that Chat

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