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Sunday, October 1, 2023

BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

The Prince of Egypt: The Musical on BroadwayHD November 15 with songs by Grammy & Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz, the composer of Wicked. October 1, 2023: The West End sensation…

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Jamie deRoy @ Birdland by Barry Gordin

Acclaimed Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & friends, returns to Birdland with Tony Danza, Nikki M. James, Daisy Jopling, and more on Monday, October 23rd at 7pm. October 1, 2023:  The incomp…

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Friday, September 29, 2023

Purlie Victorious ***** by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter September 29, 2023: Shout hallelujah! Purlie Victorious: a Non-Confederate Romp through the Cotton Patch, Ossie Davis’s stingingly funny 1961 satire about Black lif…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Purlie Victorious **** by Barry Gordin

 By: David Sheward September 27, 203: In these touchy political times, it’s exciting to see a satiric comedy that takes risks and isn’t afraid it might offend someone. At the Music B…

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Paulanne Simmons Unscripted by Barry Gordin

Take a Seat September 28, 2023: Recently I saw (and reviewed on this site) Audible Theater’s Swing State by Rebecca Gilman. After writing my review, I was surprised to learn that durin…

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Monday, September 25, 2023

Southampton Arts Center by Barry Gordin

SAC to Open New Exhibition October 7 – Heroines of the Abstract Expressionist Era: From The New York School to The Hamptons on view through December 17, 2023. September 25, 2023:  Sout…

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Sunday, September 24, 2023

ARF HAMPTONS by Barry Gordin

Calling all dogs and cats to the 30th Annual Stroll to Sea Dog Walk. September 24, 2023:  The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) announced that its 30th annual “Stroll to the Sea�…

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Swing State *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons September 24, 2023: All four characters in Rebecca Gilman’s new play, Swing State, have something in common: they’re not very happy. 

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Saturday, September 23, 2023

HamptonsFilm by Barry Gordin

"Maestro" from Director Bradley Cooper to close 31st Hamptons International Film Festival. Full HIFF schedule of films announced. September 23, 2023: HamptonsFilm announced the full slate …

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Broadway Babe by Barry Gordin

Broadway Babe’s Picks: Marilyn Maye, Kiss Me Kate, and More September 23, 2023: Broadway Babe, Randie Levine-Miller, has a potpourri of finds including Marilyn Maye’s 2023 New Year�…

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Friday, September 22, 2023

Broadway/Off-Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

The Wiz, Madwomen of the West By: David Sheward September 25, 2023: The new production of The Wiz has found a Broadway theater and announced dates. The all-African-American cast will eas…

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Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors **** by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter September 22, 2023: Before it became known as a vehicle for strippers and baggy pants comics, burlesque meant parodies of well-known plays and musical theatre. And tha…

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20 Seconds *** by Barry Gordin

By Samuel L. Leiter September 22, 2023: Perhaps because of theatre economics, the solo show phenomenon continues to grow, sometimes with actors of prominence, sometimes with those you’ve…

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

DIG by Theresa Rebeck @ 59E59 by Barry Gordin

Theresa Rebeck returns to Primary Stages with Dig, a new play about love and courage, at 59East59 Theaters. September 21, 2023:  Dig, a new play written and directed by Pulitzer Prize fina…

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More of the Same **** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons September 25, 2023: Lila Day’s More of the Same at Pangea is her second cabaret show. Once again Kristine Zbornik directs, this time with Daryl Kojak at the piano…

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Rosalia de Cuba – The Story of My Life – Marravilosa! by Barry Gordin

By: Alix Cohen September 22, 2023: Rosalia de Cuba is a seductress with rhythm in her veins. She magnetically draws an audience. Encouraged, we clap or parrot a lyric. Heads bob, feet ta…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Off- Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Iguana Revival with Eclectic Cast By: David Sheward September 20, 2023: La Femme Theater Productions will present an Off-Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana, …

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How To Survive a Killer Musical by Barry Gordin

By: Alix Cohen September 20, 2023: Douglas J. Cohen’s title might’ve omitted the word “killer” and been equally apt. Any fledgling theater author creating, nurturing, and shepherd…

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One with the Current  by Barry Gordin

By: Alix Cohen September 20, 2023: January 4, 2021. Cliff is an everyman from South Carolina – husband, father, hardware store owner. He and Ray (who works for Tyson) have been buddies …

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Sunday, September 17, 2023

Swing State **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward September 17, 2023: The opening moments of Rebecca Gilman’s moving new play Swing State, now at the Minetta Lane Theater after an acclaimed run at Chicago’s Goodman…

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Saturday, September 16, 2023

Southampton Arts Center by Barry Gordin

September programming continues @ SAC with Figure Drawing classes, films, festivals, and more.  Fall/Winter hours are Friday – Sunday 12-5pm.  September 16, 2023: CHANGE AGENTS: WOMEN …

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Friday, September 15, 2023

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

LCT Uncle Vanya, Days of Wine and Roses, Boebart Booted By: David Sheward September 15, 2023: Lincoln Center Theater will present the 11th Broadway production of Anton Chekhov's classic …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Infinite Life **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward September 12, 2023: Annie Baker offers us another painful but beautiful slice of life in her play, Infinite Life at Atlantic Theater Company. As she did in such weird, w…

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Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Water for Elephants, Lempicka, and Mary Jane Headed to B’way in 2024 By: David Sheward September 12, 2023: The new musical version of Water for Elephants will be marching onto Broadway…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Southampton Arts Center by Barry Gordin

Programing for the whole family at Southampton Arts Center this week, including a special musical event outdoors in partnership with WLIW-FM September 5, 2023: Southampton Arts Center is de…

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Monday, September 4, 2023

NY Cabaret Convention by Barry Gordin

By: Alix Cohen September 10, 2023: It’s that time again. Cabaret denizens congregate in New York like snowbirds in winter. Come watch your favorites and perhaps add a few new ones to a…

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Hampton Classic by Barry Gordin

The best entries in the history of the Hampton Classic Horse Show and stunning weather brought overflowing crowds to the final day of the Annual Horse Show. September 4, 2023:  More than 5…

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Hampton Classic by Barry Gordin

Bluman reclaims the Title in the $425,000 Longines Hampton Classic Grand Prix 5* Grand Prix on Sunday, the final day of the annual Hampton Classic Horse Show. Nassar won the $78,000 Hampton …

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Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Mother Play Cast; Death Becomes Her Musical By: David Sheward September 7, 2023: Casting and dates have been announced for Mother Play by Paula Vogel (Indecent, How I Learned to Drive) t…

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Sunday, September 3, 2023

Broadway Babe by Barry Gordin

Nostalgic finds from Broadway Babe include the original cast of A Chorus Line,Bette Midler, Audra McDonald, & from 1948 Don McNeill’s Breakfast Club. September 7, 2023:  Broadway Bab…

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