Monday, April 19, 2021

AN ACT OF SELF-REFLECTION by Matt Windman

In his well-written new memoir, Gabriel Byrne opens up about many personal stories from his past.

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Monday, March 29, 2021

ELUSIVE REALITY by Joe Dziemianowicz

Florian Zeller’s drama about a man battling dementia has morphed into an affecting and sometimes brain-dizzying movie.

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Monday, February 8, 2021

ANGER INTO ART by Jeremy Gerard

Mark Harris’ biography of Mike Nichols pulses with a narrative energy equal to its subject.

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

LINGUISTIC ACROBATICS by Jeremy Gerard

Hermione Lee’s exhaustively researched biography takes us inside the works of a literary genius.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

RED, WHITE AND BLUES by Brian Scott Lipton

Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis star in the highly accomplished film version of August Wilson’s play.

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Friday, December 4, 2020

SOULFUL SCROOGE by Sandy MacDonald

Scrooge’s reawakening to the importance of community couldn’t come at a better time.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

NOT AN EVENT TO REMEMBER by Brian Scott Lipton

Ryan Murphy applies his “more is more” style to a star-studded, slightly gooey film version of the Broadway musical.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

BECKETT IMMERSION by Jeremy Gerard

Bill Irwin adapts his award-winning meditation on Samuel Beckett’s works for the screen.

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Friday, November 13, 2020

BEHIND THE CURTAIN by Brian Scott Lipton

This book features an extraordinary collection of behind-the-scenes shots taken by British photographer Simon Annand over the past 37 years.

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

THE BOYS ARE BACK by Joe Dziemianowicz

Flaws and all, the Netflix film revival offers food for thought on love, sex and friendship.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

50TH ANNIVERSARY by Joe Dziemianowicz

Flaws and all, the Netflix film revival offers food for thought on love, sex and friendship.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

ZOOM IN by Jeremy Gerard

Richard Nelson’s Zoom trilogy explores a family grasping for connection in these unprecedented times.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

MISUSE OF POWER by Joe Dziemianowicz

Shakespeare on the Radio presents an audio version of Richard II as a creative pandemic pivot.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

FIRST RESPONDERS by Bernard Carragher

This docudrama shows everyone what it s like for New York doctors, nurses and paramedics to be fighting Covid-19.

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

ZOOM THEATER by Jeremy Gerard

Theater makers show their ability to adapt to our new reality in these two productions tailored to watching on a screen.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

BELIEVE THE HYPE by Jeremy Gerard

For those who couldn t see Hamilton on Broadway or those who want to see it again, the smash musical is now streaming on Disney+.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

STARS OF THE STAGE by Carol Dietz

The women of Broadway are celebrated in this delightfully illustrated book for kids.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

ENTERTAINMENT IN ISOLATION by Matt Windman

Although streaming theater-related content is no substitute for the real thing, it gives fans a taste of what they love while stuck at home.

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

STIFF UPPER LIP by Joe Dziemianowicz

The latest installment of the YouTube series The Show Must Go On is a comedy motored by colorful characters and mistaken identities.

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

SCALED-BACK MUSICAL by Joe Dziemianowicz

The latest installment of the YouTube series The Show Must Go On is a comedy motored by colorful characters and mistaken identities.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

A SUBLIME TRIBUTE by Brian Scott Lipton

The two-hour-plus event was filled with magic moments, and honored both the intricacies and simplicity of Sondheim’s oeuvre.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

A RECKONING by Jeremy Gerard

If anyone still believed in the idea of American exceptionalism, they might be rethinking that notion now.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

SOMETHING SHINY IN THE DARK by Brian Scott Lipton

The New York Drama Critics Circle has announced its winners, and awards will be presented in a virtual ceremony on April 28.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

NOT REQUIRED READING by Matt Windman

Richard Crawford has written a long-winded, superficial biography that s heavy on plot summaries and very light on juicy details.

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

LOOKING BACK AT ANGER by Jeremy Gerard

This tribute to Terrence McNally looks back at one of his less-praised works and the anger that burned within it.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

RHYTHMS OF THE HEART by Jessica Branch

Two one-acts based on stories by Chekhov and Tolstoy are presented together, thought they have little to do with each other.

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STORY SONGS by Jeremy Gerard

Betty Buckley uses her beautiful voice to create dreamscapes that will send you home on a cloud.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

DREAMERS IN A DARK NIGHT by Jeremy Gerard

This is a timely new play from a promising writer, with a fine, committed cast.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

DEPRESSING DYLAN by David Cote

This Bob Dylan jukebox musical is an interesting experiment in historical mood-setting, but it suffers from too many characters and plot lines.

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GENERATIONS OF TORMENT by Diane Snyder

The U.S. premiere of this award-winning play is highlighted by a haunting performance from Carla Gugino.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

SHAPELESS DRAMA by Joe Dziemianowicz

Underneath its pretty packaging, this wearying family saga is in need of a rewrite.

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre