February 22, 2020

In 1974, Mack and Mabel only had 66 performances on Broadway. The Jerry Herman score however, had yet to be experienced in its full glory for New York audiences. Until, that is, New York City Center revived the show as the first in the Encores! series for the year. And...

February 20, 2020

A star-studded cast, a week to put together a show, and the 50th Anniversary of one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved shows. The result? The glorious chaos that is Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Far from the anniversary production that played the London P...

February 17, 2020

When the first words spoken in Bess Wohl's Grand Horizons are about wanting a divorce, you're going to want to know exactly how that happened. Bill (James Cromwell) and Nancy (Jane Alexander) have spent fifty years as husband and wife, but now that they've settled into...

February 6, 2020

A Soldier's Play, the 1982 Pulitzer Prize winner has finally made its arrival to Broadway. Helmed by director Kenny Leon, this play about the effects of institutionalized racism packs an incredibly powerful punch. 

Capt. Richard Davenport (Blair Underwood) has been assi...

January 27, 2020

In My Name is Lucy Barton, based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth Strout, Laura Linney plays the titular character. Lucy is a middle aged New York author, recalling a summer several years ago when she spent an extended period of time in the hospital. She tell...

January 11, 2020

With so many shows coming to Broadway in the spring, here are the ones that I am especially looking forwards to!

1. Six - My love for this show is well known, having previously seen it in London and seeing the American company in Boston during their run at American Rep....

January 1, 2020

In the economically depressed Dublin of the 1980s, against the backdrop of the Irish Sea, Conor (Brenock O'Connor) and his family have hit hard times. His father, Robert (Billy Carter), is an architect unable to find work; his mother, Penny (Amy Warren), is working par...

December 28, 2019

Jagged Little Pill isn't based on the life of Alanis Morissette. Instead, the story of the Healy family in Connecticut has been created to fit the chaotic, emotional, and complex nature of Morissette's songs. And it works beautifully, becoming a show that is unapologet...

December 22, 2019

After becoming a holiday staple at London's Old Vic, Jack Thorne has brought his adaption of A Christmas Carol to Broadway. You know the story of Ebenezer Scrooge (Campbell Scott), a man who can't even use Christmas as an excuse to stop working. So frustrated by the ho...

December 21, 2019

While The Inheritance may be a story about gay men living in the present, it is clearly influenced by the past. The primary influence is Howards End author E.M. Forster who appears as a guide to help these men finish telling their story. Borrowing from Forster, wh...

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