Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A STAR-STUDDED NIGHT by Jeremy Gerard

This was a very special evening of music with some incredible guests, all to raise money for a non-profit organization.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

COMPLEX IDENTITY by Jeremy Gerard

Michael R. Jackson’s musical quickly gathers steam and doesn t let up for any of its 100 minutes.

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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 20, 2019

IT TAKES BALLS by David Cote

April Matthis is magic as Toni Stone, the first woman to play professional baseball.

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HEAVY CHILDHOOD by Bill Stevenson

This wasn t the most natural novel to turn into a musical, but the cast and music are top notch.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

COMEDY OF MANNERS by Matt Windman

With two versions playing on alternating nights, the gender-reversed version is not just entertaining but surprisingly fitting and enlightening.

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WAR OF WITS by Bernard Carragher

Shakespeare in Central Park opens with a fresh, witty production with an African American cast.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

TWO QUEENS, ONE HIVE by David Cote

Although it drags a bit, this piece about Queen Elizabeth II and Margaret Thatcher boasts humor, excellent acting and staging, and some impressive wigs.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

PLENTY OF SOMETHING by Jeremy Gerard

Though the setting is changed, much of the essence of Shakespeare’s comedy shines through in this imaginative production.

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AND THE WINNERS ARE ... by Joe Dziemianowicz

Hadestown and The Ferryman were among the big winners, with each taking home multiple awards.

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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, June 4, 2019

SPILLED SECRETS by Joe Dziemianowicz

Even when chaos kicks in, Donald Margulies’ drama is predictable.

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MAKING IT HER OWN by Matt Windman

Kate Hamill takes liberties in adapting this classic work, to mixed results.

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THE WITCHING HOUR by Jessica Branch

Young women in Catholic schoolgirl garb take to the cursed play, diving deep into the shifting alliances and bloody frenzy.

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THE KIDS AREN'T ALL RIGHT by Joe Dziemianowicz

Although Carla Ching’s script is uneven, her subject and characters are intriguing.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

WHAT A FARCE by Sandy MacDonald

You may go in grumpy, but a stupid-grin exit is assured.

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Monday, May 27, 2019

THE ARTIST AND THE MAN by Joe Dziemianowicz

Kenneth Branagh s film portrait of Shakespeare features fine performances and striking cinematography.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

MATING DANCE by Jeremy Gerard

Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon star in this revival that perplexes as much as it delights.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

POWER OF THE QUESTION by David Lefkowitz

This play needs some trimming, but the inquiring mind at the heart of it makes for an intriguing character.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

A VIOLENT TIME by Bernard Carragher

The three plays in Sean O’Casey’s trilogy take place during a period of violence and unrest in Ireland.

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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, May 20, 2019

WARTIME MISSIVES by Sandy MacDonald

We get a privileged glimpse of WWII resistance through a real-life couple s letters.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

STAGED MOTHER by David Cote

Jesse Eisenberg’s slow-boiling new work layers cringe comedy with moments of pathos.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

BELLIES UNFILLED by Joe Dziemianowicz

Sam Shepard’s bleak family saga is handled capably by this ensemble.

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

EASTER RISING by Matt Windman

The Irish Rep presents the final piece of its ambitious Sean O’Casey Season.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

SONG, DANCE AND POLITICS by Clive Hirschhorn

The Prom and Tootsie are among the highlights on offer for anyone visiting the Great White Way.

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STORY FOR ANOTHER TIME by Joe Dziemianowicz

Despite great songs, this revival of an old story is full of missteps.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

TROPES AND TRICKS by Sandy MacDonald

This well-oiled exercise in classic farce lacks that special sauce.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

A HELLHOLE TO BEHOLD by Matt Wolf

A wonderfully inventive productive balances gore, humor and pathos exceedingly well.

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AND THE NOMINEES ARE… by Joe Dziemianowicz

Tony nominations have been announced, with Hadestown leading the field with 14 nods.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

WAR AT HOME by Sandy MacDonald

Escalation is the name of the game in this story of two families on either side of high school bullying.

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