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Monday, May 25, 2015

ISN'T IT RICH ... ALMOST by BERNARD CARRAGHER

Those who saw Trevor Nunn s first round of production, with a different cast, might find this second go-round a bit lacking in chemistry.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

SOMEONE SAVE ME by Bernard Carragher

A patchwork of solutions has failed to fix this expensive disaster.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

WEARING MULTIPLE HATS by Bernard Carragher

There is a united ensemble feel to every element in this highly commendable production of one of Shakespeare’s neglected works.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

A CHANGING IRELAND by Bernard Carragher

Charlotte Moore has gathered together an ensemble that seems more like a real family rather than one created for the stage.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

SOME KIND OF MONSTER by Bernard Carragher

Kevin Spacey brings his monstrous portrayal of King Richard across the pond to New York.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

I LOVES YOU PORGY by Bernard Carragher

Diane Paulus’ production gives the musical story of Catfish Row yet another incarnation in its timeline.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

BACK TO LIFE by Bernard Carragher

Mike Nichols’ impeccably staged revival makes Arthur Miller’s masterpiece feel like it is being discovered for the first time.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

TOO HEAVY A LOAD by Bernard Carragher

Mike Nichols’ impeccably staged revival makes Arthur Miller’s masterpiece feel like it is being discovered for the first time.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

PROTEST SONG AND DANCE by Bernard Carragher

Disney brings in new blood to erect a successful stage version of the film.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

WHEN YOUR MIND'S MADE UP by Bernard Carragher

Once glistens with the same pure-hearted radiance that made the film work so well.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

WHERE ARE THE BIG NUMBERS? by Bernard Carragher

Fans of the classic big Broadway musical are unlikely to get their fill from these two new productions.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

SELF-LACERATION by Bernard Carragher

Ethan Hawke puts in a smashing performance in the title role of what has been called Chekhov s Hamlet .

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

LASTING TENSION by Bernard Carragher

Over the years, Edward Albee’s iconic play has lost little of its dramatic power or harsh comedy.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

FIGHTER FOR THE ARTS by Bernard Carragher

Clifford Odets’ play Golden Boy is being given a first-class, much-deserved revival by Lincoln Center Theater.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

OFF TO THE NEW BALL by Bernard Carragher

An attempt to revamp Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella produces mixed results.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

WITH AN IRON FIST by Bernard Carragher

Frank Langella takes command of the production with a towering presence.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

SOUTHERN SCAR by Bernard Carragher

Sutton Foster s performance glows in simplicity and surprises us with its heartfelt luminescence.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

SAILORS ON LEAVE by Bernard Carragher

This classic musical has come a long way since its genesis, and has only grown richer through its evolution.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

BURIED UNDER DEFORMITY by Bernard Carragher

Bradley Cooper brings to life the play he s been fascinated by since a young age.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM

ROYAL COUNSEL by Bernard Carragher

Helen Mirren shines at the center of this play about Queen Elizabeth II s relationship with prime ministers.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 05:58PM
Thursday, April 16, 2015

#TBT: Our 1977 Interview With Broadway Kids, When Andrea McArdle Sang of “Tomorrow” and Salary Was $ by Bernard Carragher

Playbill.com digs into its archives to explore past articles. In the next installment, child stars and their parents share stories of starring on Broadway while balancing homework and first …

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Monday, November 18, 2013

SOUTHERN BELLE by Bernard Carragher

Director John Tiffany re-imagines the classic play without altering Tennessee Williams poetry or intention.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 01:36PM

HARLEM IN VOGUE by Bernard Carragher

This musical revue is full of brilliant songs and dancing from the 20s and 30s, to the tune of a full orchestra.

SOURCE: Theater News Online at 12:38PM

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