Thursday, September 20, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Daniel Radcliffe to Last of the SummerStage by Mark Beech

Music still leads New York performing arts this week. Paul Simon follows his Madison Square Garden shows with one last big tour gig, at Corona Park, Flushing Meadows. Central Park SummerStag…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Paul Simon Bows Out, David Byrne, “Heartbreak House” by Mark Beech

Music leads our choice of New York performing arts this week. Paul Simon is playing his last big shows in New York before retiring from touring, while David Byrne is returning to the Forest …

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Monday, September 10, 2018

No More Waiting! THE BAND'S VISIT Recoups on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT has recouped its 8.75 million capitalization on Broadway. The new musical began performances on October 7, 2017 and officially opened on Nov…

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Tony Winner The Band's Visit Recoups Broadway Investment by Andy Lefkowitz

The 2018 Tony winner for Best Musical is officially a Broadway hit! The Band's Visit has recouped its $8.75 million capitalization, producers announced today. The quiet tuner began …

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‘The Band’s Visit’ recoups after 11 months on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“The Band’s Visit” has recouped its $8.75 million capitalization after 11 months on Broadway, the producers announced Monday. The musical won 10 Tony Awards last season, including Best…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Ringo Starr to Last-Chance “Carousel” by Mark Beech

New York’s autumn theater season adds another two shows this week: “Girl From the North Country,” Conor McPherson’s play with Bob Dylan music, and pool-room saga “The Nap.” They …

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Looking Forward to Fall: September - November 2018 by JK

Today's Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer. Instead of being sad that the summer season is over, I'm choosing to be optimistic about the coming fall. But first, let's have quick review …

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Major Play Debuts, Laura Pausini, Sun Ra, Hamilton by Mark Beech

This week, New York has two significant plays making their debuts: Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy “Bernhardt/Hamlet” and “The True,” Sharr White’s political satire.Meanwhile, music …

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

The Band's Visit by Wendy Caster

Last night I went to see The Band's Visit for the second time, with five other people. One had seen it before, the other four hadn't. When the show was over, we were all glowing.We sat …

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Top New York Stage This Week: Revived “Band’s Visit,” Autumn Lookahead by Mark Beech

The new fall season looms in New York, with a lot to look forward to, including three shows that were big hits in London: “Girl From the North Country,” with Bob Dylan songs; Jez Butterw…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Step Inside Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre by Hannah Vine

Inside the Theatre, the series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses, continues with the Barrymore.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Drake to “Pretty Woman” by Mark Beech

In one of the hottest musical tickets in months, Drake is at Madison Square Garden. “Pretty Woman” is another big seller as the hit movie comes to the New York stage. These are just two …

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Summer Stage, ELO, Last-Chance “Clear Day” by Mark Beech

The Center Park’s Summer Stage’s free shows; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; Jeff Lynne’s ELO; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some o…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Shakira, “Mary Page Marlowe” by Mark Beech

Music by Rod Stewart, Shakira and The Breeders; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some of the highlights of p…

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Jukebox Musicals, Peculiar Patriots by Mark Beech

New jukebox musicals are opening in New York to strong initial reviews. “Head Over Heels” showcases the music of The Go-Go’s and Belinda Carlisle, while “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” prese…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: From “Fire in Dreamland” to Summer Concerts by Mark Beech

The New York stage offers a lot of choice in new openings and one-off events this week for those wanting to be adventurous. The pick of performing arts in the Big Apple over the next seven d…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Foo Fighters to Tracy Letts by Mark Beech

Topping New York performing arts this week, the award-winning writer Tracy Letts is back with an experimental play, “Mary Page Marlowe,” off Broadway.The Foo Fighters, Billy Joel and Bec…

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Radiohead to Ice Factory Festival by Mark Beech

New York has many short summer drama festivals starting up soon, led by the Ice Factory. Music on offer in the Big Apple this week runs from Radiohead through to Michael Tilson Thomas. There…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Mean Girls and Angels in America Reach New Highs at Broadway Summer Box Office by Adam Hetrick

The Band’s Visit also continues its post-Tony Awards rebound at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Iceman,” Go-Go's and U2 by Mark Beech

It’s your last chance to see two acclaimed works on the New York stage. First there is Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh” Then there is “Dance Nation”: Clare Barron’s excel…

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Goodbye “Three Tall Women”; Hello U2 by Mark Beech

New York says goodbye to one of the most garlanded Broadway shows this week. The Tony-winning “Three Tall Women” comes to an end. Meanwhile, Manhattan welcomes U2 for a run of shows at M…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Tony Awards Aftermath, “Band’s Visit” to Harry Potter by Mark Beech

The days after the Tony Awards always see a rush of tickets for the prize-winning shows. Those at the forefront of the acclaimed Broadway ceremony this year were “The Band’s Visit,” …

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbek's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America by Ryan Gilbert

And we'll dance with them on a jasmine scented wind! The acclaimed new musical The Band's Visit, featuring a book by Itamar Moses and a score by David Yazbek, will launch a North Ame…

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Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbeck's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America by Ryan Gilbert

And we'll dance with them on a jasmine scented wind! The acclaimed new musical The Band's Visit, featuring a book by Itamar Moses and a score by David Yazbek, will launch a North Ame…

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Music Theatre International acquires rights to ‘The Band’s Visit’ by Caitlin Huston

Music Theatre International has acquired the licensing rights to “The Band’s Visit.” The musical opened on at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway on Nov. 9, 2017, after…

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

CD Review: The Band's Visit by JK

I've been a fan of David Yazbek since his first Broadway score for The Full Monty.  I've loved every one of his subsequent scores, even the love-it-or-hate it Women on the Verge of…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

That Time He Got Naked in Hair, Why Audiences Will Love Tootsie & More Takeaways from The Band's Visit Music Man David Yazbek on Show People by Broadway.com

After penning the scores to musicals like The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and now the widely acclaimed The Band's Visit, three-time Ton…

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Monday, April 2, 2018

The Band’s Visit: Something Different by Gerard Raymond

The Band’s Visit has all the makings of a Broadway hit. Having twice broken all-time box-office records at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, it is also widely considered a major contender for t…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Baby Wants It All at 54 Below by Sandi Durell

    By Martha Wade Steketee   The musical Baby, with music by David Shire and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in 1983 and ran for a total o…

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Saturday, March 10, 2018

Welcome to Nowhere! Exclusive Photos of Joel Grey at The Band's Visit by Lindsey Sullivan

David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' The Band's Visit has been drumming up a great deal of Broadway buzz this season. Tony winner Joel Grey attended a performance of the moving production …

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Friday, March 9, 2018

This Hit Musical Is Breaking New Ground For Middle Eastern Representation

From left: Iris (Kristen Sieh), Itzik (John Cariani), Simon (Alok Tewari), Avrum (Andrew Polk), and Camal (George Abud). Matthew Murphy Years before she was in The Band’s Visit …

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