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Friday, November 5, 2021

Meet Brandon Kazen-Maddox, American Sign Language Dance Theater Artist by New York Theaterh

Andrew Lloyd Webber is not the only one who will be delivering his keynote address Sunday at the fifth annual Theatermakers Summit. Brandon Kazen-Maddox will be sharing the screen with him, …

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

The Visitor Review. Cuddly immigrants march to the beat of a dated drummer by New York Theaterh

Why did I have a far more muted reaction to “The Visitor,” a well-acted, well-meaning new musical at the Public Theater about the friendship between a widowed economics professor and an …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:15PM
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Morning Sun Review. Edie Falco shines as an ordinary woman in a foggy play by New York Theaterh

I like “Morning Sun,” which stars these three amazing actresses Edie Falco, Blair Brown and Marin Ireland, and I also hate it. Maybe that is a metaphorically apt reaction to this latest …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:11PM
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Tammany Hall Review. An immersive New York Election Night by New York Theaterh

It’s Election Night, 1929, and Fiorello H. LaGuardia (“The Little Flower”) is thundering against his opponent, the incumbent mayor, Jimmy (“Beau James”) Walker, at their final mayo…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:51PM
Monday, November 1, 2021

Theater review: Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 by New York Theaterh

There are at least three startling moments in Signature Theater’s revised production of this 29-year-old play that each in a different way bolsters my conviction that Anna Deavere Smith is…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 09:20PM

Laura Benanti: Broadway broke my neck. Audra McDonald to star in 90-year-old Adrienne Kennedy’s Broadway debut. #Stageworthy this week by New York Theaterh

Another injury has caused another delayed opening. Judith Ivey has had to drop out of the Off-Broadway revival of Paul Osborn’s Morning’s at Seven because of a torn tendon, and will b…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:21AM
Sunday, October 31, 2021

November 2021 New York Theater Openings and Reopenings by New York Theaterh

Below is a day-by-day selection of New York theater that is scheduled to open in November, organized by opening date.* That includes six more Broadway shows, two of them reopening hits — …

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New York Theater Quiz October 2021 Halloween Edition by New York Theaterh

Costumes, masks, makeup, macabre wit: Is there a difference between Halloween and the theater? Answer the ten questions to find out how well you paid attention to the theater on stage and of…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 12:12PM
Friday, October 29, 2021

Brecht on Brecht review. An artist defying the darkness, by a company defying expectations. by New York Theaterh

In “Brecht on Brecht,” TBTB  presents a fascinating collage – more like a barrage – of the poems, stories, songs, plays, parables and sayings by the prolific and consequential Germ…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 05:33PM
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Mrs Warren’s Profession Review by New York Theaterh

If you had just graduated from college and learned for the first time that your mother got her start as a prostitute and made her fortune as the owner of a string of brothels, how would you …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:20AM
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Caroline or Change on Broadway Review by New York Theaterh

As the title character of “Caroline, or Change,” Sharon D. Clarke sings a breathtaking 11 o’clock number called “Lot’s Wife” that sparks thunderous applause; the audience at Stud…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 06:02PM
Monday, October 25, 2021

Phantom Fanfare. Six Weeks after “Reopening.” #Stageworthy This Week by New York Theaterh

Six weeks after the hoopla greeting reopening night of four hit Broadway musicals, the longest-running show in Broadway history returned this week, heralded with a block party, DJ-ed by comp…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:23AM
Sunday, October 24, 2021

Fairycakes Review. Mashed Up Fairy Tales in Verse and Worse by New York Theaterh

The recipe for Fairycakes: Start with a cast of beloved New York stage actors known for their comic flair (Julie Halston, Anne Harada, Jackie Hoffman, et al), stick rhyming couplets in their…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 07:25PM
Saturday, October 23, 2021

Best Life Review. Redoing Black-White Relations. by New York Theaterh

In “Best Life,” two strangers start talking to one another (or at least at each other) while sitting at different tables in a café.  Lourdes, a Black woman (Cherrye J. Davis), says: …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:38PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre