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a Curtain Up Feature - Me#First in The Berkshires: Where Able and Ambitious Female Theater Makers Have Thrived Long Before the Me#Too Movement and the Wave of Women Running for Government Jobs Read More

The Prom
The Prom - a fun musical entertainment with a message of tolerance Read More
american son
American Son - a dramatic look at race in America Read More
King Kong
King Kong - The iconic four-footed super hero is musicalized, and the beast once again upstages the beauty. . . Read More
Torch Song
Torch Song - 2nd Stage transfers the -act version of Harvey Firestone's trilogy to its Broadway home. Read More
The Waverly Gallery
The Waverly Gallery - Another Kenneth Lonergan play that's aged well enough for a wonderful reprise on Broadway Read More
The Ferryman - Jez Butterworth's multi-generational family and political drama has so many assets that it's eminently watchable throught more than three hours. . . Read More

The Lifespan of a Fact
The Lifespan of a Fact - This high-velocity, three-character play is an ideal boulevard comedy for the Trump era. . . Read More
Bernhardt/Hamlet - Theresa Rebeck's comic faction brings Janet McTeer back to Broadway as the legendary Sarah Bernhardt. . . Read More
The Nap
The Nap - British playwright Richard Bean has developed a story about the world of professional snooker into a darkly comic crime caper. . .Read More
Pretty Woman
Pretty Woman - another movie hit sings and dances to Broadway, this one with an essentially sleazy pair turned into fairy tale romantic lovers. . . Read More
straight White Men
straight White Men - It would be nice to see this first Broadway production by an Asian-American woman as a sign that America will soon be a more welcoming place for people of all backgrounds, colors and genders than it is currently. . . Read More
Head Over Heels
Head Over Heels - Jukebox musicals come simple and glitzy-- like this elaborately staged mashup of a 16th Century romance and the Go-Go songbook. . . Read More
Summer - the latest "jukesical" to hit Broadway, this one with 3 Donna Summers Read More
My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady - A lavishly staged new production of the ever "loverly" classic musical. . . Read More
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Winner of Best Play Tony! Read More
Mean Girls
Mean Girls - Another teen audience targeted movie now sing and dances on Broadway Read More
Frozen - A visually rich production that keeps us wide-eyed and on tenterhooks for more than two hours, even when we know how things are going to end. . . Read More
Once On This Island
Once On This Island - Tony Award for Best Musical Revival! This musical may be small in its scope, but when compared to some, it achieves its own sense of grandness by being both magical and seductive— an unbeatable combination. Read More
The Band's Visit -Winner of 10 Tony Awards-including best play, best actor/actress/director/book! Read More
Anastasia - The famous Russian princess fairy tale boasts a top team Read More
The Play That Goes Wrong
not closing but extended to 1/06/19!The Play That Goes Wrong - this British farce glows with antic performances Read More
Come From Away
Come From Away - Its uplift message has helped this fact-based musical fly from Canada to Broadway. . . Read More
Dear Evan Hansen
Dear Evan Hansen - A small musical's big heart and big on talent cast is now a welcome addition to the Broadway musical scene. . . Read More
Waitress - Sara Bareilles now stars!
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 School of Rock
School of Rock -closing 1/20/19 It's a large, loud show with a totally improbable plot but it;s impossible not to root for its ensemble of super talented kids . . . . Read More
New York Off-Broadway
The Hard Problem - Tom Stoppard's latest play is mainly theory and not very theatrical Read More
 Thom Pain (based on nothing)
Thom Pain (based on nothing) - Will Eno's Beckett-inflected navel-gazing solo is getting .a superb revival at the Pershing Square Signature Center . . s Read More
Arturo ui
The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui - - Raul Esparza stars as the enamored with fame gangster in Bertold Brecht's allegory Read More
 The Other Josh Cohen
The Other Josh Cohen - this award winning, amusing little musical in a new production at the Westside Theater. . . Read More
Wild Goose Dreams
Wild Goose Dreams - A play with music about connection in a global and digital world. Read More
Chinese Lady
Chinese Lady - Lloyd Suh' charming fact-based play gets an all too brief run on Theatre Row. . . Read More
Eve's Song
Eve's Song - a play that depicts vividly and with humor the toxic effects of racism.Read More

Lewiston/Clarkston - A powerful play diptych by Samuel D. Hunter is performed in full for the first time at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.Read More
The Thanksgiving Play - Larissa FastHorse sets the record straight about the long perpetrated myths about that beloved holiday, and manages to do so hilariously. . . More
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Another lively Mobile Unit production at the Public's downtown home. . . Read More
Days of Rage
Days of Rage -Steven Levenson goes back to the Vietnam protest days for his new play's world premiere at 2nd Stage Read More
Good Grief - New York premiere of an Nigerian-American girl's coming of age in Bucks Count, Pennsylvania Read More
shake and
Shake and Bake: Love's Labour's Lost - what makes this culinary translation so appealing is its unique theatrical alchemy. Read More
The Niceties
The Niceties - a pas-de-deuux in Academia that turns into a mutually destructive political shouting match Read More
Fireflies -This second play in an ambitious trilogy is a gifted young writer's reflection on the civil rights movement. Read More
India Pale Ale
India Pale Ale -Jaclyn Backhaus's vibrant new play about an American Punjabi family Read More
Gloria: A Life
Gloria: A Life -Now running through March 31, 2019! A dynamically staged look at America's best known feminist's life. . .Read More
Mother of the Maid
Mother of the Maid - Glenn Close stars as the legendary saint's Mother in the New York premiere of Jane Anderson's play Read More
Apologia - Stockard Channing stars in this revival of Alexi Kaye Campbell's dinner party from hell play . . . Read More
2018 New York International Fringe Festival - Read More
Popcorn Falls
Popcorn Falls -Closing 11/25! the comic hilarity of this farce carries through until the triumphant end. Read More
What the Constitution Means to Me
What the Constitution Means to Me - NYTheatre Workshop production moving to Greenwhich house from 11/28/18 to 12/30/18. . . Read More
On Beckett
On Beckett - Without diluting any of Beckett's art, Bill Irwin casts a new light on it and infuses it with his own American voice. . .Read More
Girl From The North Country - while efforts to make a Bob Dylan musical have failed, Conor McPherson's version is a Bingo!. . . Read More
Wild Abandon
Wild Abandon - a solo show about mother and daughter duo who share a passion for art and have lived, and continue to live outside the lines. Read More
Uncle Romeo
Uncle Romeo Vanya Juliet - curiously confounding or eminently diverting Read More
I Was Most Alive with You - Craig Lucas tackles a new format and multiple other issues in a relentlessly relevant modern day Book of Job drama. . . Read More
 A Lovely Sunday in Creve Coeur
A Lovely Sunday in Creve Coeur - A rarely prduced Tennessee Williams play that's comedic as well as melancholy at its core
The True
The True - Edie Falco returns to the stage in Sharr White's new play about a real life behind-the-scenes political mover and shaker Read More
  Uncle Vanya
Uncle Vanya -Extended to 10/28! Richard Nelson has Chekhov's unhappy Russians air their unhappiness and grievances around a kitchen table. . . Read More
Neurosis - Neil Simon's spirit lives on in this new musical. . . . Read More
Fiddler on the Roof The show will move uptown to Stage 42 from 2/11/19; opening 2/21/19 - The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) excellent Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof as directed by Joel Grey makes us fall in love with Tevye, his wife, Golde, and his three daughters all over again. Read More
Desperate Measures
Desperate Measures -Closing 10/28/18 The delightful Shakespeare inspired musical is terrific as ever at New World Stages. . .Read More
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Don Quixote A delicious comedy with heart starring David Threlfall as the capricious and gallant Don Quixote . . . . Read More
I and You A play with surprises that make it impossible to fully review starring Maisie Williams . . . . Read More
The Wipers Times An uplifting play about a satirical newspaper produced in the trenches by soldiers and co-written by the editor of Private Eye. . . . Read More
The Wild Duck Robert Icke deconstructs Ibsen's play . . . . Read More
A Very Very Very Dark Matter Martin McDonagh's new play is a sinister comedy starring Jim Broadbent . . . . Read More
Macbeth Polly Findlay's Macbeth has juvenile witches . . . . Read More
The Lehman Trilogy- a look at the origins of the bank which failed spectacularly in 2008, with a British star cast and Sam Mendes as director . . . Read More
Measure for Measure In her penultimate production for the Donmar, Josie Rourke plays the play twice with two gender switching roles . . . . Read More
Company Stephen Sondheim's Company gets a meaningful and invigorating makeover with Bobby becoming Bobbie and starring Rosalie Craig and Patti Lupone . . . . Read More
The Inheritance Stephen Daldry directs Matthew Lopez's play looking at three generations of gay men through a lens set by EM Forster . . . . Read More
The Height of the Storm Florian Zeller's elliptical play stars Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce in a play about death and denial . . . . Read More
Mythic The God of the Underworld Hades is the most attractive prospect in this musical myth of the girl and those fateful pomegranate seeds . . . . Read More
42nd Street London gets the full Broadway spectacular, set a few years into the Great Depression but with a cast of 50 tap dancing to Busby Berkeley standards with Bonny Langford joining the cast as Dorothy Brock . . . . Read More
Othello English Touring Theatre bring their stimulating production of Othello on tour . . . . Read More
Six Henry VIII's famous succession of six wives form the basis for this feminist, satirical and thrilling musical peopled by pop princesses . . . . Read More
Tina Tina opens in London with a fabulous new star Adrienne Warren as Tina Turner . . . . Read More
Hamilton The Hamilton phenomenon takes London by storm . . . Read More
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New Jersey
Charley's Aunt - outrageously unconvincing shtick are among the best parts of this familiar warhorse
donna keane
The Trial of Donna Caine - engrossing, if somewhat predictable, court room drama read more
Detroit 67
Detroit 67 - part of Dominique Morisseau's Detroit cycle in New Jersey. . . engrossing, if somewhat predictable, court room drama
buried child
Buried Child - never ceases to be great fun. Read More
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festival finale
Señor Plummer's Final Fiesta -this crazy quilt of a Final Fiesta takes site-specific, follow-along drama to a delightful level. You might even learn a thing or two about a local favorite son. Just make sure to activate your malarkey detector. . . Read More

Washington - DC
Anything Goes
Anything Goes - while this production lacks the kick of champagne it can still glide, happily, on Corbin Bleu's stellar singing/dancing/acting and, as always, Cole Porter's de-lovely music and lyrics. . . Read More
 Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot - the Elton John musical has lost none of its charm or grit . . Read More
The Agitators
The Agitators - The right to vote is very much on our minds as we await the outcome of the mid-term elections. That is why. Mat Smart's play is so timely and poignant. . . Read More
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Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish will move uptown to Stage 42 from 2/11/19 and open 2/21/19 . . .Gloria: A Life now running through 3/31/19. . .Popcorn Falls is headed to an early grave, now closing 11/25!. . . What the Constitution Means to me which closed at New York Theatre Workshop but will have another run at Greenwich House from 11/27/18 to 12/30/18. . . and the reprise of MCC's popular School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls has been so popular that it's been extended by 3 weeks, to 12/08/18. . also extended again. . .<\
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