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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Numbers Game, Oct. 13-Oct. 19, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Lane & Broderick Open “A Play” on Bway, 10/9 by David Lefkowitz

They killed in “The Producers”, and they wounded in “The Odd Couple”. How will critics react as Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick team up once more? The answer is on …

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Monday, October 6, 2014

The Numbers Game, Oct. 6-Oct. 12, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Stoppard Starts on Bway with Roundabout’s Real Thing Revival, 10/2 by David Lefkowitz

Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Thing” is back on Broadway, this time with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewen McGregor, Josh Hamilton and Cynthia Nixon in tow. The Roundabout Theater Company’s rev…

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Margulies’s Country House Opens its Doors at MTC’s Friedman, 10/2 by David Lefkowitz

Most playwrights would kill to get a single production by Manhattan Theater Club; Donald Margulies has had 10 (count `em, 10!). Among them were such notable works as “Sight Unseen”, “T…

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Sting’s Last Ship Begins its Bway Voyage, 9/30 by David Lefkowitz

Pop stars have tried their hands at Broadway musicals with varying degrees of success. Paul Simon’s “The Capeman” endured a difficult time on the mainstem, whereas Cyndi Lauper couldn…

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The Numbers Game, Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

You Can’t Take it With You Takes to Broadway Once More by David Lefkowitz

Considered one of the most durable of all Broadway comedies, Kaufman and Hart’s “You Can’t Take it with You” has found its way to Broadway once again. Previews began Aug. 26 at the L…

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Pulitzer-Winning Disgraced Now Graces Bway, 9/27 by David Lefkowitz

Ayad Akhtar’s drama, “Disgraced”, which won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, starts previews tonight, Sept. 27, at Broadway’s Lyceum Theater. The show has already enjoyed a New Yor…

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Numbers Game, Sept. 22-Sept. 28, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Farrow and Dennehy Read Gurney’s Love Letters on Bway, 9/18 by David Lefkowitz

A.R. Gurney has been a tremendously prolific playwright, especially in recent years, but his two best-known plays remain the mid-period “Sylvia” and “Love Letters”. The latter is an …

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Monday, September 15, 2014

The Numbers Game, Sept. 15-Sept. 21, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

High School Hudgens Lands Gigi Gig by David Lefkowitz

Vanessa Hudgens, the breakout star of Disney’s “High School Musical” film series, will make her Broadway debut in a revival of the Lerner and Loewe musical “Gigi”, due on Broadway …

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PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today in Theatre History: SEPTEMBER 14 by David Gewirtzman and Ernio Hernandez, Robert Viagas and David Lefkowitz

1910 Birthday of Lehman Engel (1910-1982), the Tony-winning Broadway conductor who will found the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. Among the shows he will conduct are original productio…

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Mad Men’s Moss to Be Bway Heidi, March 2015 by David Lefkowitz

Elisabeth Moss, a six-time Emmy nominee for the “Mad Men” series will return to Broadway in March 2015, her first appearance since her 2008 debut in “Speed-the-Plow”. She’ll play t…

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The Numbers Game, Sept. 8-Sept. 14, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Numbers Game, Sept. 1-Sept. 7, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Bway’s It’s Only a Play Begins Playing, Aug. 28 by David Lefkowitz

They killed in “The Producers”; they wounded in “The Odd Couple”. How will audiences react as Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick team up once more? The answer is now o…

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Monday, August 25, 2014

The Numbers Game, Aug. 25-Aug. 31, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Numbers Game, Aug. 18-Aug. 24, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Monday, August 11, 2014

The Numbers Game, Aug. 11-Aug. 17, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Conjoin Us Won’t You?: Side Show Returns to Bway Oct. 28 by David Lefkowitz

Never let it be said that Broadway gives you only one chance. Sure, a hit show from yesteryear or recent times is always eyeballed for a revival, but even a flop can sometimes get a new leas…

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Numbers Game, Aug. 4-Aug. 10, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Numbers Game, July 28-Aug. 3, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Bway Bullets to Stop Flying, Aug. 24 by David Lefkowitz

Everyone complains that Broadway doesn’t have enough zany, old-fashioned musicals with great songs and silly/fun plots, but when one comes along, there’s no guarantee that itR…

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Monday, July 21, 2014

The Numbers Game, July 21-July 27, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Bway’s Holler to Go Mute, 7/20 by David Lefkowitz

The day after mixed-to-negative reviews came out, Broadway experts assumed that the rap musical, “Holler if Ya Hear Me”, would post a closing notice for that weekend. The show…

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The Numbers Game, July 14-July 20, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Monday, July 7, 2014

The Numbers Game, July 7-July 13, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Magic to Do: Illusionists Set for Bway Holiday Run, 11/26 by David Lefkowitz

Every Broadway show tries to create some kind of magic, but this winter, there’ll be actual prestidigitation at the Marquis Theater. A touring show called “The Illusionists: Witness the …

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Monday, June 30, 2014

The Numbers Game, June 30-July 6, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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