Thursday, December 2, 2021

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin Hollywood Revue Reaching for the Highest Peak by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Randy Skinner conceives, directs and choreographs six deft singer-dancers, with sharp Barry Kleinbort book The post Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin Hollywood Revue Reaching for…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Clyde’s: Zestfully Tasty New Play from Lynn Nottage, with Cilantro and Dill by Steven Suskin

★★★★☆ Tasty new play features strong cast conjuring fantastically metaphoric sandwiches The post Clyde’s: Zestfully Tasty New Play from Lynn Nottage, with Cilantro and Dill appe…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:51PM

Clyde’s: Lynn Nottage Cooks Up A Sharp Kitchen-Set Comedy by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ The fast-paced, intermission-free new play from Lynn Nottage fires off one-liners in a Midwest sandwich shop The post Clyde’s: Lynn Nottage Cooks Up A Sharp Kitchen-Set Com…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:50PM
Monday, November 22, 2021

Approval Junkie: Faith Salie Tells All by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ The journalist, comedian, and serial comma supporter seeks validation in an autobiographical one-woman show The post Approval Junkie: Faith Salie Tells All appeared first on …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:44PM

A Sherlock Carol: Holmes Meets Ebenezer Scrooge in a Perfect Holiday Wrapping by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Mark Shanahan writes and directs a new mystery, with Drew McVety and Thom Sesma as the beloved fictional characters The post A Sherlock Carol: Holmes Meets Ebenezer Scrooge i…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM
Sunday, November 21, 2021

The Alchemist: Ben Jonson’s Jacobean Hilarity Gussied Up for Today’s Laugh Lovers by David Finkle

★★★★☆Jeffrey Hatcher and Red Bull's Jesse Berger rev up a classy set of farceurs, Red Rogers, Manoel Felciano among them The post The Alchemist: Ben Jonson’s Jacobean Hilarity Gu…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Saturday, November 20, 2021

Melissa Errico Sings Her New York by Will Friedwald

The Stage-struck New York singing star returns to Feinstein's/54 Below The post Melissa Errico Sings Her New York appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 05:29PM
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Trouble in Mind: A Delayed Debut, Still Fresh and Troubling by Elysa Gardner

★★★★☆ Alice Childress's biting play-within-a-play finally arrives on Broadway, more than sixty years after its premiere The post Trouble in Mind: A Delayed Debut, Still Fresh and T…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:52PM

Trouble in Mind: Better as Theatrical History Lesson Than Drama by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Alice Childress' groundbreaking play about racism makes its Broadway debut 66 years after its premiere. The post Trouble in Mind: Better as Theatrical History Lesson Than Dr…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:51PM
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Cullud Wattah: A Flint, Michigan Family Trying to Survive Enduring Water Plague by David Finkle

★★★★★ Erika Dickerson-Despenza protests an inexplicable situation through the eyes and miseries of five women. The post Cullud Wattah: A Flint, Michigan Family Trying to Survive …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:58PM

Diana, the Musical: The Princess and the Peepers by Elysa Gardner

★★☆☆☆A new musical offers a peek at the late Princess of Wales, and a lot of costume changes The post Diana, the Musical: The Princess and the Peepers appeared first on New York St…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:22PM

Diana: The People’s Princess, Surrounded by the Wrong People by Jesse Oxfeld

★★☆☆☆ Like Charles and Elizabeth before them, a creative team of (minor) Broadway royalty does Lady Spencer no favors The post Diana: The People’s Princess, Surrounded by the Wro…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:21PM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Medicine: Not What the Doctor Ordered by Frank Scheck

★★☆☆☆ Domhnall Gleeson plays an institutionalized man undergoing a unique form of drama therapy in Enda Walsh's absurdist drama. The post Medicine: Not What the Doctor Ordered app…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM
Monday, November 15, 2021

Morning’s at Seven: Extra-Special Cast Does the Paul Osborn Classic Proud by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Dan Wackerman helms Lindsey Crouse, Alma Cuervo, Dan Lauria, Patty McCormack, Alley Mills, Tony Roberts, John Rubinstein The post Morning’s at Seven: Extra-Special Cast Doe…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:59PM

Morning’s at Seven: Everything Old is Wonderfully New Again by Frank Scheck

★★★★☆ Sterling revival of Paul Osborn's classic 1939 play features a dream cast of stage and screen veterans The post Morning’s at Seven: Everything Old is Wonderfully New Again …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:58PM

Turtle on a Fence Post: First-Ever Revenge Musical Reaches Stage, Skids by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Formerly imprisoned political strategist Hank Morris adds songs to his angry story The post Turtle on a Fence Post: First-Ever Revenge Musical Reaches Stage, Skids appeared f…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Baby: Nearly 40 Years Later, the Story Goes On by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ The 1983 musical gets a 2021 makeover courtesy of Out of the Box Theatrics The post Baby: Nearly 40 Years Later, the Story Goes On appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:51PM

Baby: Charm-filled Maltby-Shire Musical Makes a Welcome Return by Steven Suskin

★★★☆☆ Out of the Box Theatrics offers a diverse and inclusive redraft of the 1983 parenthood musical The post Baby: Charm-filled Maltby-Shire Musical Makes a Welcome Return appeare…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:50PM

Assassins: Not Throwing Away Their Shots by Jesse Oxfeld

★★★★☆ The Sondheim-Weidman musical feels newly fresh in the Classic Stage Company revival The post Assassins: Not Throwing Away Their Shots appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 06:35PM

Assassins: Taking Aim but Missing the Mark by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★☆☆ John Doyle’s revival of the Sondheim-Weidman musical is well performed but brutally heavy-handed The post Assassins: Taking Aim but Missing the Mark appeared first on New Y…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 06:34PM
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Nollywood Dreams: Hilarious Show Business Comedy, Nigerian Style by Frank Scheck

★★★★☆ Jocelyn Bioh's new comedy uses the Nigerian film industry as a backdrop for show business satire. The post Nollywood Dreams: Hilarious Show Business Comedy, Nigerian Style a…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:51PM

Nollywood Dreams: Jocelyn Bioh’s Laughalot Comedy About the Nigerian Film Industry by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Saheem Ali directs a hot cast in a sitcom/rom-com that brings back lightweight fare just when needed The post Nollywood Dreams: Jocelyn Bioh’s Laughalot Comedy About the Ni…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:50PM
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Trevor: A Boy and His Diva by Elysa Gardner

★★★★☆The Oscar-winning short film becomes a buoyant musical, in which Diana Ross looms large The post Trevor: A Boy and His Diva appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:39PM

Trevor: Oscar-Winning Short Film Turns Into Overlong Musical by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Story which spearheaded The Trevor Project comes to the musical comedy stage The post Trevor: Oscar-Winning Short Film Turns Into Overlong Musical appeared first on New York …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:38PM
Friday, November 5, 2021

Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord: Performance Artist Wong Sews Masks Powerfully by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Founding a mask-making aggregate gives the activist incentive for excoriating the nation's Pandemic response The post Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord: Performance Artist W…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:58AM
Thursday, November 4, 2021

The Visitor: Good Intentions Don’t Always Pay Off, in Life or Musical Theater by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ David Hyde Pierce stars in this musical adaptation of the 2007 film, featuring a score by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey The post The Visitor: Good Intentions Don’t Always Pay O…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:56PM

The Visitor: A Screen-to-Stage Show That Never Rises Above Mediocre by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★☆☆ The musical version of Tom McCarthy’s 2007 film expands its view but loses its heart The post The Visitor: A Screen-to-Stage Show That Never Rises Above Mediocre appeared f…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:55PM
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Morning Sun: Simon Stephens Salutes Three Generations of Strong New York Women   by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ Blair Brown, Edie Falco, and Marin Ireland play mother, daughter, granddaughter, and many more in an affecting new drama The post Morning Sun: Simon Stephens Salutes Three Ge…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:56PM

Morning Sun: Three Not So Tall Women by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Edie Falco, Blair Brown, and Marin Ireland star in Simon Stephens' time-shifting drama about three generations of women. The post Morning Sun: Three Not So Tall Women appear…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:55PM
Monday, November 1, 2021

Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992: Anna Deavere Smith’s Stage Documentary Brilliantly Back by David Finkle

★★★★★ Taibi Magar directs a versatile five-member cast in a harsh look at racism then and now The post Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992: Anna Deavere Smith’s Stage Documentary Brillia…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 10:00PM
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The Woman in Black: A Satisfying Victorian Creepshow by Bob Verini

★★★☆☆ Susan Hill's cozy ghost story gets a cozy mounting in a cozy pub The post The Woman in Black: A Satisfying Victorian Creepshow appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:09PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre