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Sunday, July 21, 2019

DEALT A BAD HAND by Brian Scott Lipton

Rita Rudner s talents are done a disservice by the show’s ramshackle construction.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019 by Brian Scott Lipton

Review: “The Way She Spoke,” Isaac Gomez’ often-startling tale of numerous women being abducted, raped and/or killed in Juarez, Mexico, now being presented at the Audible Theater at th…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Review: The Rolling Stone by Brian Scott Lipton

“The Rolling Stone” promises, even this early, to be one of the more exciting and rock-solid dramas we are likely to see this year.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

SPEAKING HER MIND by Brian Scott Lipton

This monologue brings to life one of James Joyce’s most indelible and interesting characters.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

MULTI-DIMENSIONAL by Brian Scott Lipton

The characters in Bekah Brunstetter’s gripping play are more than what they first appear to be.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

SCREEN ADDICTION by Brian Scott Lipton

Dave Malloy s a cappella musical features eight people struggling with 21st-century techno-problems.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

BRUTALITY ENDURED by Brian Scott Lipton

Strong performances carry this heartbreaking revival about two South Africans fighting to survive Apartheid.

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This is a highly entertaining joyride about an amateur production falling apart.

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A WOMAN'S CONSTITUTION by Brian Scott Lipton

Heidi Schreck’s deeply felt play is sure to get audiences pondering important questions.

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SIMMERING TENSION by Brian Scott Lipton

Jez Butterworth’s epic family drama is in excellent hands here, delivering plenty of shocks and surprises.

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RED FLAGS by Brian Scott Lipton

Halley Feiffer’s semi-autobiographical dark comedy looks at the ways one can fall victim to toxic masculinity.

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CREATING CHAOS by Brian Scott Lipton

This new musical version of the film focuses on mayhem and humor, less so on plot.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Review: Tootsie by Brian Scott Lipton

“I Won’t Let You Down,” sings Dorothy at her audition for “Juliet’s Nurse.” But she does, as does the show that bears this tuneful if ultimately empty anthem.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Review - Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Brian Scott Lipton

There can be no denying that Taylor Mac possesses a wicked wit, a penchant for philosophy, and a go-for-broke attitude, but Mac hasn’t found the right recipe for melding these disparate in…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Review: Hadestown by Brian Scott Lipton

“Hadestown” is burning up the stage!

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Review: Accidentally Brave by Brian Scott Lipton

“Accidentally Brave” starring Maddie Corman is painfully honest and surprisingly humorous. #oofbroadway #theatre #theater #openingnight

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Review: If Pretty Hurts... by Brian Scott Lipton

There's a new "mean girl" in town in Tori Sampson’s moving,“If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must be a Muhfucka.”

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Cititour Review: "Daddy" by Brian Scott Lipton

Too much is never enough for "Daddy," at the Pershing Square Center Signature Center under the inventive direction of Danya Taymor.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

MORE THAN A PLAY by Brian Scott Lipton

Emily Mann’s play paints a vivid portrait of the pioneering journalist and feminist Gloria Steinem.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Review: Choir Boy by Brian Scott Lipton

“Choir Boy” is rarely short of heavenly.

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Review: Blue Ridge by Brian Scott Lipton

Brave. Raw. Truthful. Compelling. These adjectives have been applied with unusual consistency to the work of actress Marin Ireland, now performing in Blue Ridge.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018


If you’re in New York over the next two weeks, whether on vacation for staycation, it’s the perfect opportunity to go experience the best of what the Big Apple has to offer – namely, l…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE by Brian Scott Lipton

Cherise Boothe gives an excellent performance in this story of a woman breaking apart and trying to put it all back together again.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Review: Bryan Cranston Is amazing in Network by Brian Scott Lipton

It would be a shame not to see Bryan Cranston in what can only be called a triumphant return to Broadway in "Network." The award-winning actor is beyond phenomenal.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Review: The Prom by Brian Scott Lipton

Feeling good is the aim of the splashy yet heartfelt new musical “The Prom,” now at the Longacre Theatre. Luckily for those who need a pick-me-up, the show hits its target with frequent …

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Review: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Brian Scott Lipton

If you’re the sort of person who goes to the theater to escape reality, then head far away from Classic Stage Company, where artistic director John Doyle is helming Bertolt Brecht’s “T…

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Monday, November 12, 2018

CHANGE OF HEART by Brian Scott Lipton

In his hilarious solo show, Mike Birbiglia tells the story of how he overcame his lifelong objection to parenthood.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Review: The New One starring Mike Birbiglia by Brian Scott Lipton

Is there anyone out there in either the comedy world or the theatrical scene capable of delivering more laughs per minute than Mike Birbiglia? I don’t think so.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Review: King Kong by Brian Scott Lipton

Like the men on Denham’s ship, theatergoers who have shelled out hard-earned dollars for this misguided monkey business may rightly consider staging a mutiny.

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Review: American Son by Brian Scott Lipton

Race relations in America gets a starring role in Broadway's American Son.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Review: Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song by Brian Scott Lipton

Michael Urie Lights Up Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song

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