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It’s a familiar story, one often told; yet the famous Orpheus and Eurydice myth feels fresh and current in the NYTW version Hadestown, by Anais Mitchell. Orpheus (Damon Daunno) is a young … more
In Shakespearean days, men played all the roles in theatrical productions; it was unseemly for women to be onstage. Times have changed and now both sexes appear in plays, so why would a noted … more
If you’ve never seen a Cirque de Soleil show, you are in for something awesome. The acrobats make the stunts look so easy that the audience doesn’t realize how difficult they are. Established in … more
This has been a banner Broadway season, beginning with the record-breaking Hamilton and ending with the groundbreaking “Shuffle Along: The Making of The Musical of 1921 and All That Followed.” … more
Good theater is a feast for the senses, though usually sight and sound. The new musical "Waitress," based on the movie by Adrienne Shelly, goes one step further . . . more
What makes a classic? A story with characters and themes that touch the viewer. Two such classic plays have been revived this season on Broadway, Eugene O’ Neill’s Long Days’ Journey Into … more
She Loves Me Looking for an old-fashioned musical with glorious music and sweet sentiments? The kind where the good guy gets the girl and the bad guy gets his just desserts? The Roundabout … more
Despite all its glitter, glamour and great bodies, the new Broadway musical American Psycho does not have mass appeal. It's not the kind of show one might recommend to out-of-town visitors unless … more
Some people avoid “heavy” theater. They prefer lighter fare - laughs and music. However, if they skip two of the newer plays this season, they will miss two superb performances. The … more
Take them early and often. That’s how to get kids to love theater. It’s even better when the shows are based on familiar children’s stories. In NYC, at the intimate 47th Street … more
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