Sunday, April 14, 2024

Lempicka: Admired Artist Tamara de Lempicka Musicalized, With Limited Artistry by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Eden Espinosa stars in Carson Kreitzer and Matt Gould's tuner, directed by Rachel Chavkin The post Lempicka: Admired Artist Tamara de Lempicka Musicalized, With Limited Arti…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 10:55PM

Lempicka: A Paint-by-Numbers Old-School Musical by Sandy MacDonald

★★☆☆☆ Daubed with broad strokes, this sweeping bio-musical proves at once arty and inept. The post Lempicka: A Paint-by-Numbers Old-School Musical appeared first on New York Stage …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 10:54PM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

The Outsiders: The Popular Novel and Film is Now a Killer Musical by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ The S. E. Hinton classic gets the Broadway treatment courtesy of a gang of talented young guns led by director Danya Taymor. The post The Outsiders: The Popular Novel and Fi…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:55PM

The Outsiders: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ The classic YA novel, previously made into a hit 1983 film, has been unconvincingly adapted as a Broadway musical. The post The Outsiders: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! appea…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:54PM

Macbeth (an undoing): The Shakespeare Classic Undone to a Fare-Thee-Well by David Finkle

★★☆☆☆ Zinnie Harris is the problematic playwright as well as the much more adept director of this ill-advised project The post Macbeth (an undoing): The Shakespeare Classic Undone…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:50PM
Friday, April 5, 2024

Storm Large: A Force of Nature Returns to 54 Below by Elysa Gardner

The reality TV alumna once again brings her oversized talent, wit and warmth to a live stage. The post Storm Large: A Force of Nature Returns to 54 Below appeared first on New York Stage Re…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 06:15PM
Monday, April 1, 2024

Stalker: A Magical New Import From Sweden by Roma Torre

★★★★☆ The Swedish magicians who stumped Penn & Teller arrive in New York The post Stalker: A Magical New Import From Sweden appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Two Shades of Ibsen: Old Henrik Inspires New Works by Herzog and Busch by Michael Sommers

The Norwegian Father of Realism spawns a pair of contrasting plays on and off Broadway The post Two Shades of Ibsen: Old Henrik Inspires New Works by Herzog and Busch appeared first on New …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 10:01AM
Saturday, March 30, 2024

Andrea McArdle: The Broadway Baby Returns to Familiar Environs by Frank Scheck

The "Annie" star revisits highlights of her career in her 54 Below show. The post Andrea McArdle: The Broadway Baby Returns to Familiar Environs appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 11:30AM
Thursday, March 28, 2024

The Who’s Tommy: A Rock Classic Is Triumphantly Reborn by Bob Verini

★★★★★ Des McAnuff revisits his staging of a rock'n'roll milestone, and finds new meaning and depth The post The Who’s Tommy: A Rock Classic Is Triumphantly Reborn appeared first …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:55PM

The Who’s Tommy: The Ground-Breaking Rock Opera Seen, Heard, Felt in Sizzling Revival by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Director Des McAnuff selects top-notch cast and creative team for Pete Townsend classic, with Lorin Latarro choreographing The post The Who’s Tommy: The Ground-Breaking Roc…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:54PM
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Grief Hotel: Misery Loves Company by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ Liza Birkenmeier’s Obie Award–winning play paints a gorgeously impressionistic picture of a group of acquaintances in loneliness, contemplation, and despair The post Grie…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:30PM

Grief Hotel: A Bizarre Business Plan That Doubles as a Clever Leitmotif by Sandy MacDonald

★★★★☆ "Loss is fast, and grief is slow…. At the grief hotel, you get to stop time.” The post Grief Hotel: A Bizarre Business Plan That Doubles as a Clever Leitmotif appeared fi…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:29PM
Sunday, March 24, 2024

Philadelphia, Here I Come!: The Brian Friel Classic Returns In Grand Fashion by Roma Torre

★★★★★ The Tony-nominated best play is revived in a Broadway calibre production at the Irish Rep The post Philadelphia, Here I Come!: The Brian Friel Classic Returns In Grand Fashio…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM

Philadelphia, Here I Come: Two Aces Finesse This Spirited Revival of a Modern Classic by Sandy MacDonald

★★★★☆ Brian Friel’s early character study – an exercise in ego vs. id – proves surprisingly timely and compelling. The post Philadelphia, Here I Come: Two Aces Finesse This …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:59PM
Friday, March 22, 2024

Leslie Uggams: Something Old, Something New, Something Wonderful by Elysa Gardner

The stage and screen veteran brings her age-defying vocal power and charm to 54 Below. The post Leslie Uggams: Something Old, Something New, Something Wonderful appeared first on New York St…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 03:28PM
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Water for Elephants: A Thrilling Throwback to the Heyday of the Big Top by Sandy MacDonald

★★★★☆ This “circus musical” occupies an impressively big tent, probing the power dynamics that affect the human animal. The post Water for Elephants: A Thrilling Throwback to t…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:55PM

Water for Elephants: Heavy Lifting for a Musical by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Acrobatics and puppetry abound in this musical adaptation of the best-selling novel about a love triangle that takes place in a Depression-era traveling circus. The post Wat…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:54PM

Like They Do in the Movies: Laurence Fishburne’s Autobiography in Unspared Candor by David Finkle

★★★★☆ The acclaimed Tony winner and screen actor offers an entertaining and revealing self portrait The post Like They Do in the Movies: Laurence Fishburne’s Autobiography in Uns…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Teeth: A Rip-Roaring Revenge Musical With Teeth, Many of Them by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Michael R. Jackson and Anna K. Jacobs, with Sarah Benson directing, add a score to the scarifying 2007 movie Teeth The post Teeth: A Rip-Roaring Revenge Musical With Teeth, M…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:30PM
Monday, March 18, 2024

An Enemy of the People: Ibsen’s Cautionary Tale As Timely As Ever, 142 Years On by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ Jeremy Strong and Michael Imperioli square off in a battle of right vs. wrong, science vs. politics, and brother vs. brother The post An Enemy of the People: Ibsen’s Cautio…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:55PM

An Enemy of the People: Ibsen’s Classic Trivialized with Gimmickry and Ice Cubes by Frank Scheck

★★☆☆☆ Jeremy Strong and Michael Imperioli star in Sam Gold's production of Ibsen's classic drama, adapted by Amy Herzog. The post An Enemy of the People: Ibsen’s Classic Trivial…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:54PM
Thursday, March 14, 2024

The Notebook: Just Another Love Story, with Kleenex by Steven Suskin

★★★☆☆ Six actors play the two leading characters in this atmospheric musical based on the popular Nicholas Sparks novel The post The Notebook: Just Another Love Story, with Kleene…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:55PM

The Notebook: A Musical Romance Made For Fans to Love by Roma Torre

★★★☆☆ After a successful run on page and screen, the popular love story looks to score on Broadway The post The Notebook: A Musical Romance Made For Fans to Love appeared first on …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:54PM

Ibsen’s Ghost: Charles Busch Triumphs as the Irresponsible Widow Ibsen by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Carl Andress directs a grand cast investigating the deceased playwright's familial entanglements The post Ibsen’s Ghost: Charles Busch Triumphs as the Irresponsible Widow I…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM

Ibsen’s Ghost: A Widow’s Revenge, or Beating Around the Busch by Steven Suskin

★★☆☆☆ A promising comedic idea leaves this viewer disenchantedly unengaged The post Ibsen’s Ghost: A Widow’s Revenge, or Beating Around the Busch appeared first on New York Sta…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:59PM
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The Effect: A Play About a Scientific Experiment That Feels Like One by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Jamie Lloyd directs this London revival of Lucy Prebble's drama about two test subjects in a drug experiment falling in love. The post The Effect: A Play About a Scientific …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 10:00PM
Monday, March 11, 2024

Corruption: Real-Life Events, Compellingly Dramatized by Frank Scheck

★★★★☆ This gripping new effort from J. T. Rogers, author of "Oslo," concerns the News International phone hacking scandal that rocked Britain. The post Corruption: Real-Life Even…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:55PM

Corruption: J.T. Rogers Unleashes Sizzling Stage Documentary by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Bartlett Sher directs a 13-member cast exposing a 2010-2011 British hacking scandal The post Corruption: J.T. Rogers Unleashes Sizzling Stage Documentary appeared first on Ne…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:54PM
Sunday, March 10, 2024

Dead Outlaw: Raucously Macabre Musical Hits the Rip-Roarin’ Bulls-Eye by Steven Suskin

★★★★☆ David Yazbek, Erik Della Penna, Itamar Moses, and David Cromer create a ballad of a failed outlaw, dead and alive The post Dead Outlaw: Raucously Macabre Musical Hits the …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:55PM
Thursday, March 7, 2024

Doubt: The Debate Rages On by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ Two decades later, John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play inspires as much conversation as ever The post Doubt: The Debate Rages On appeared first on New York…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:55PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards