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Monday, July 15, 2019

Kinky Boots on BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Hit Musical Begins Streaming Today after record breaking Broadway and West End runs. July 15, 2019: BroadwayHD will exclusively present the groundbreaking and critically acclaimed musica…

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Summer Pleasures @ Tulla Booth by Barry Gordin

Opening reception for photography exhibit, Summer Pleasures, on view through August 30th. July 13, 2019: Tulla Booth Gallery, 66 Main Street in Sag Harbor, hosted an opening reception fo…

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LTV Benefit by Barry Gordin

Super Salon Comedy with Elayne Boosler benefits LTV Media Center July 13, 2019: LTV, the East End public access television station, celebrated Summer with a very funny evening produced by…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Ladyship *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons July 15, 2019: Between 1787 and 1686 the British government sent convicted women to New South Wales, the penal colony that was to become Australia. Although the wom…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019
Monday, July 8, 2019

Bay Street Summer Gala by Barry Gordin

Joel Grey honored at Bay Street Theater’s 28th Annual Summer Gala  July 7, 2019:  Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor presented their 28th annual summer gala, “If Your Friends Could S…

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Dog Man, The Musical ***** by Barry Gordin

“No Bones about It” By: Samuel L. Leiter July 17, 2019: There’s a new superhero in town and bad cats (the feline variety, not hipsters) had better watch out. His bite may not b…

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Saturday, July 6, 2019

2019-20 Broadway Season Forecast by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July is here and that means the 2018-19 Broadway season is officially done with and the next one is underway. Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune, the revival of T…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

The Mountains Look Different ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg July 5, 2019: Irish playwright, and well-known actor/director of his day, Micheal Mac Liammoir’s 1948 drama is making its New York stage debut at The Mint Theater. M…

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Thursday, July 4, 2019

The Secret Lives of Bees ****1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg July 4, 2019: With the illustrious team behind The Secret Lives of Bees, Lynn Nottage’s book and Duncan Sheik’s music -- we can expect a hit.  Add Susan Birkenhea…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Monday, July 1, 2019

Safe Space @ Bay Street by Barry Gordin

Tony winner Jack O’Brien directs the World Premier of a provocative new play with Mercedes Ruehl. July 1, 2019:  Three time Tony award winning director Jack O’Brien helms the World P…

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Paulanne Simmons Unscripted by Barry Gordin

Playwrights and Politics June 28, 2019: In “George Orwell’s Unheeded Warning,” George Packer’s insightful review of a new biography of the English writer in the July Atlantic, P…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Toni Stone ***1/2, Octet ***, Stonewall *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward June 26, 2019: Toni Stone is probably the most famous athlete you never heard of. From 1949 to 1954, she played baseball in the Negro Leagues and was the first woman o…

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Monday, June 24, 2019

George Salazar by Barry Gordin

George Salazar, Be More Chill ’s Michael in the Bathroom Has Gone as Fur as He C’n Go – at the Lyceum TheatreBy: Ellis Nassour June 25, 2019: George Salazar is co-starring, scene-…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Little Women *** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg June 20, 2019: Bearing the stamp of playwright Kate Hamill, this Little Women is a testament of late 20th century feminism. Hamill, who has famously adapted classics, S…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Fairview *****, A Strange Loop ****, The Secret Life of Bees ***, Much Ado about Nothing **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward June 19, 2019: The 2019-20 Off-Broadway theater season begins with a quartet of productions exploring African-American identities through a variety of lenses—out-of-…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Convention *** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg June 20, 2019: A wild romp at the Irondale Theater in Brooklyn, Convention takes us back to the 1944 Democratic convention. FDR is running for his fourth term, and th…

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Broadway SIngs For Pride by Barry Gordin

Emmy Winner Susan Lucci & Broadway’s Best will headline “Fearless” NYC Pride Event! Tony Winner Cady Huffman, Hamilton Alum “Drag Race”, more! June 16, 2019:  On Monday, Ju…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Handbagged **** by Barry Gordin

“Two for Tea” By: Samuel L. Leiter June 12, 2019: If you enjoyed any of the several film, theatre, and TV examinations of Queen Elizabeth II, in particular the 2013 play The Audi…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

2019 TONY AWARDS by Barry Gordin

Hadestown honored with 8 Awards, including Best Musical, on Broadway’s Biggest Night, while The Ferryman won 4 Awards, including Best Play. By:  Patrick ChristianoJune 10, 2019: The …

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2019 Tony Award Winners by Barry Gordin

June 9, 2019: Photos of Winners at the 2019 Tony Awards, where Hadestown dominated the evening winning 8 awards, including Best Musical; The Ferryman was named Best Play. Photography/Vi…

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List / 2019 Tony Award Winners by Barry Gordin

June 9, 2019: Winners of the 2019 Tony Awards, where Hadestown dominated the evening winning 8 awards, including Best Musical; The Ferryman was named Best Play.

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Red Carpet 2019 Tony Awards by Barry Gordin

June 10, 2019: Photos from the red carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall Photography: Barry Gordin Click Here For a Complete List of Winners Click Here For Photos of Wi…

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2019 Tony Award Predictions by Barry Gordin

Hadestown, The Prom & Tootsie Vie for Broadway’s Top Prize on Sunday, June 9th live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City By: Patrick Christiano June 9, 2019: Tonight the …

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

Tony Awards by Barry Gordin

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards Are Telecast on June 9 – Nomination Highlights By: Ellis Nassour June 8, 2019: The American Theatre Wing’s 73rd Annual Tony Awards, honoring excelle…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

The Answer to Who’s This “Tony” by Barry Gordin

By: Ellis Nassour June 7, 2019: Like Ben Vereen, you may have wondered how the Tony Awards got their name. When Vereen was co-starring in Jesus Christ Superstar, he received a letter by…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Tony Honors Cocktail Party by Barry Gordin

PRESENTING THE 2019 TONY HONORS FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE THEATRE AND HONORING THE 2019 SPECIAL AWARD RECIPIENTS June 4, 2019: The Tony Awards held its annual Tony Honors Cocktail Reception…

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Mary Testa by Barry Gordin

By: Ellis Nassour June 7, 2019: It’s been another good year for one of the most talented and most cherished actresses working today, Mary Testa. But for the three-time Tony nominee, w…

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