Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Some Like It Hot is a terrifically entertaining – and thoroughly modern – reinvention of the classic Hollywood comedy.SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 08:42AM
Friday, December 9, 2022
In Broadway revivals, Topdog/Underdog is absolutely riveting, while Death of a Salesman feels forced and unconvincing.SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 01:06PM
Monday, November 7, 2022
A.R.T Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Jeffrey L. Page are at the helm of this well-meaning but irritating revival.SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 10:18AM
Friday, October 21, 2022
Two stirring dramas hit Broadway, one weightier than the nextSOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 12:37PM
Monday, May 23, 2022
Two dark comedies explore American and British subcultures far below the line of decency.SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 11:24AM
Friday, April 29, 2022
Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Letts’s new Broadway play features an intriguing premise and a shocking denouement.
The post Theater Review: “The Minutes” on Broadway Beguiles and Befuddl…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 10:42AM
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
The new musical by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire is a show that everyone who believes in the artistic future and emotional power of the American musical will want to see.
The post …SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 11:18AM
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
By Christopher Caggiano Stephen Sondheim was the most influential musical-theater artist of the modern era. His death leaves a permanent hole in the art form and in the hearts of his fans. W…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 02:54PM
Monday, November 15, 2021
The first Broadway revival of this challenging 2004 musical makes a sincere but ultimately unpersuasive case.
The post Theater Review: “Caroline, or Change” Reflects How Far We’ve Come…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 12:24PM
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Come From Away is more than just a rousing and heart-warming 100 minutes of theatrical entertainment. It’s a poignant reminder, and celebration, of what we’re all capable of as people.
T…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 08:33AM
Friday, November 8, 2019
What if you took canonical Western works and reimagined them from an African perspective?
The post Opera Review: A Decolonized “Magic Flute” by the Isango Ensemble appeared first on The…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 05:42PM
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Dramatist Tracy Letts’s new play is raw, funny, and intensely personal.
The post Theater Review: “Linda Vista” on Broadway Upends the Male Midlife Crisis appeared first on The Arts Fu…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 10:54AM
Sunday, October 20, 2019
This is a non-union production, and that means the actors are being paid a fraction of what they would be getting if the tour were offering performers a union contract.
The post Theater Revi…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 02:54PM
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Jeremy O. Harris’s bold new play is wildly provocative and hysterically funny.
The post Theater Review: A Shattering “Slave Play” Rattles Broadway appeared first on The Arts Fuse.SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 12:24PM
Saturday, September 28, 2019
The latest show from circus troupe The 7 Fingers is both intimate and gasp-inducing.
The post Theater Review: ArtsEmerson Presents the Exhilarating “Passengers” appeared first on The Ar…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 02:48PM
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
The new pop musical tells the oft-told tale of uxoricide from the women’s perspective.
The post Theater Review: The Wives of Henry VIII Reclaim History in “Six” at the A.R.T. appeared …SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 12:36PM
Saturday, August 17, 2019
The national tour of the smash-hit revival retains much of the charm of the original.
The post Theater Review: “Hello, Dolly!” in Boston a Welcome Confection appeared first on The Arts …SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 07:42PM
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Greater Good is a fiercely compelling piece, confronting its audience with a complex exploration of some of the most pressing issues of our day.
The post Theater Review: Company One’s ‘…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 07:12PM
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Two new musicals aimed at young audiences: One sings, the other yowls
The post Theater Reviews: “Because of Winn Dixie” in Connecticut and “The Lightning Thief” in Boston appeared f…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 12:48PM
Monday, July 15, 2019
The touring company of Dear Evan Hansen is every bit as good as its Broadway counterpart.
The post Theater Review: “Dear Evan Hansen” in Boston is Broadway-Worthy appeared first on The…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 05:18PM
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Faye Dunaway has chosen Tea at Five as the vehicle to bring her back to Broadway after a 37-year absence. Would that she had waited a bit longer for a vehicle more worthy of her considerable…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 11:03AM
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Ethan Mordden’s exhaustive take on Barbra Streisand may not be what diehard fans are looking for.
The post Book Review: A Critical Look at Barbra Streisand’s Career appeared first on Th…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 12:03PM
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Expert performers and taut direction make this Cloud 9 a natural high.
The post Theater Review: A Raucous and Moving “Cloud 9” appeared first on The Arts Fuse.SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 01:36PM
Thursday, May 30, 2019
This new musical is charming and lively, but without some renovation its future life is in question.
The post Theater Review: “The Flamingo Kid” — An Amiable Throwback appeared first o…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 05:06PM
Friday, May 24, 2019
Do musicals with honorable intentions deserve a pass when it comes to quality?
The post Theater Review: “We Live in Cairo” — A Well-Intentioned But Amateurish Musical Take on The Arab …SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 05:18PM
Thursday, May 2, 2019
James Graham’s new play almost evokes sympathy for the devil. Almost.
The post Theater Review: “Ink” Leaves Its Stain on Broaday appeared first on The Arts Fuse.SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 06:12PM
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Beetlejuice may not be the blockbuster its creators are hoping for, but it is occasionally humorous and rarely dull.
The post Theater Review: “Beetlejuice” Bombards Broadway appeared fir…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 08:20AM
Thursday, March 28, 2019
The new Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate removes much of the objectionable material — and a lot of the fun
The post Theater Review: Taming a Shrew in the #MeToo Era appeared first on The…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 07:08PM
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's production of Birdy is at its best when it focuses on the play's central relationships.
The post Theater Review: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Visce…SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 02:24PM
Monday, February 25, 2019
A concise history of dance integration in musical theatre
The post The Robbins Effect appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.SOURCE: Dramatics Magazine at 09:43AM
Friday, February 15, 2019
Teenage fans help launch the show to Broadway
The post The Unusual Journey of <em>Be More Chill</em> appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.SOURCE: Dramatics Magazine at 11:10AM