Friday, August 9, 2019

Review: Bat Out of Hell: The Musicalat by Charles Wright

Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell: The Musical is a rock concert for rock lovers repelled by rock concerts.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Dublin playwright's "Little Gem" debut at Irish Rep. by Simon Saltzman

Review of 2008 Dublin Fringe winner "Little Gem" at Irish Rep.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Review: I Spy a Spy at by Paulanne Smmons

At a time when there's such turmoil at out borders and disagreement within, it takes a good deal of courage to pen a musical that takes a lighthearted look at immigrations. But Jamie Jackso…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Review: Selling Kabull at by Rd Simmons

Lest any theater-goers' eyes glaze over at the mention of geopolitics, be mindful that riveting drama is often ripped from the headlines. And Sylvia Khoury's new play is, make no mistake, a…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Femme Baseballer takes the stage by Simon Saltzman

Review of Toni Stone

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

"Dying City" is resurrected by Simon Saltzman

Review of play Christopher Shinn

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Friday, June 14, 2019

25th anniversary for Disney's Beauty and the Beast by Simon Saltzman

Gorgeous production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Review: Handbagged at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

an entertaining view of two fascinating, influential women, who, near the end, remain standing, still on the world scene, holding their handbags.

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New perspective on Alcott novel by Simon Saltzman

Alcott novel gets feminist touch

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

A CurtainUp Review: Donald Margulies' "Long Lost" at MTC. Am I My Brother's Keeper? by Deirdre Donovan

Daniel Sullivan has briskly staged this handsome prodcution with kudos to the entire first rate cast: KELLY AuCOIN, ANNIE PARISSE, LEE TERGESEN and ALEX WOLFF!

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Review: Nomad Motel at by Gregory Wilson

Carla Ching's meditation on growing up in America now in its New York premiere by the Atlantic Theater Company has heart and wisdom but should have gone further. . .

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Review: at by David Rosenbert

Hartford's artistic director Darko Tresnjak's farewell production obviously has its eye on Broadway

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Review: Continuity at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Playwright Bess Wohl tackles the challenge of how do you tell a compelling story about climate change and create human stakes in the face of something so vast

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Monday, May 20, 2019

"Enter Laughing" Hilarous little known treasure by Simon Saltzman

York Theatre Company revival of "Enter Laughing."

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Review:Happy Talk at by Charles Wright

nberg's new melodrama presented by The New Group, Susan Sarandon is making a meal on an unappetizing character.

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Low-key musical "Benny & Joon" highlights off-beat charm of its characters by Simon Saltzman

A review of musical stage version of 1993 film

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

"Burn This" is given a new if not entirely successful life on Broadway by Simon Saltzman

Review of Lanford Wilson's "Burn This" on Broadway

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Review: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar at by Deirdre Donovan

In TNFA's production the ensemble's choreography is a major plus

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Often hilarious, often chilling "Do You Feel Anger" by Simon Saltzman

Review of play at Vineyard Theater

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Monday, March 25, 2019

Review: White Noise at by Elyse Sommer

Suzan-Lori Parks inventive new play, beautifully staged and performed at the Public Theater

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Review:Juno and the Paycock at by Elyse Sommer

, , ,a moving and very timely highlight of the Irish Rep's Sean O'Casey season

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Review:Fleabag at by Deirdre Donovan

This extended monologue on sex, dating, pornography, masturbation, dysfunctional families, and more is not for the easily offended

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Review:Superhero at by Simon Saltzman

Overall, this musical has quite a few nice moments but they are just not quite super enough to insure its success.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Review: On Blueberry Hill at by Simon Saltzman

a short play buoyed by riveting performances On Blueberry Hill

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Review: The Cane at by Lizzie Loveridge

Mark Ravenhill's latest play centres on an historical clash of values for a school teacher nearing retirement

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Review: Slave Play at by Jacob Horn

Emerging playwright Jeremy O. Harris marks his New York debut with a bold look at the legacy of racism and its relationship with sexuality.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Review: The Prom at by Elyse Sommer

a fun musical entertainment with a message of tolerance

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Review: The Wild Duck at by Lizzie Loveridge

Robert Icke deconstructs Ibsen's play

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Review:The Niceties at by Elyse Sommer

a pas-de-deuux in Academia that turns into a mutually destructive political shouting match

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Review: Fireflies at by Charles Wright

This second play in an ambitious trilogy is a gifted young writer’s reflection on the civil rights movement.

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