Smoking hot 1920s-Harlem revue After Midnight blows the top off the Brooks Atkinson Theatre with a fiercely talented troupe of dancer/singers backed by a glorious gallery of true jazz musicians.
Energetic, heart-warming and wildly inventive, Matilda the musical is a force of nature that is equal parts funny, touching and downright scary. Crossing the Atlantic basically intact, the West End hit is […]
It’s A Chorus Line for car owners in this short-lived new musical that can sadly only be described as a royal flop. Maybe it’s the no-name cast (ok, Hunter Foster is a […]
Loud, dark, intense, and did I mention loud? The bus-and-truck tour of Jekyll and Hyde brings the Frank Wildhorn musical back to Broadway, whether Broadway wants it or not. Constantine Maroulis and […]
There is nothing like seeing a brand new musical you know nothing about. And nothing like seeing a hit, freshly-opened Broadway show in a full house on a Saturday night. Unique subject […]
Before discussing the show itself, let me tell you about the wild night on which I happened to attend the show. Still in previews, producers had chosen this night, Friday 5 April […]
Audiences are transported back to the Golden Age of Broadway, with a post-modern twist, in this utterly charming new production. Beautiful songs (as only Rodgers and Hammerstein can write), a terrific cast, […]
With the admission that I generally dislike Pippin, and do not even get me started on circus themes, this production is an absolute joy!
Megan Hilty from Smash on stage in a Marilyn Monroe role. Now why didn’t I think of that?
We used to call them “those shows without songs,” but this year’s plays have plenty of songs and music. In fact, two plays took Tony nominations for Best Score, a category that […]