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Sunday in the Park with George
Sunday in the Park with George - A splendid revival of this century's premiere musical theater artist's masterpiece about a 19th century painter's masterpiece .. Read More
Sunset Boulevard
Sunset Boulevard - Has-been movie star Norma Desmond' may not be ready for her close-up as she claims, but Glenn Close is not only ready but better than ever in her reprise of the demented Norma. . . Read More
Jitney - August Wilson's early play play finally gets the Broadway production it deserves Read More
The Present - The Sydney Theater Company's modern adaptation of Chekhov's first play, with a large ensemble headed by Cate Blanchett and Richard RoxburghRead More
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812 - (update to now cover both Josh Groban and understudy Scott Stangland's as Pierre in the little musical engine that could at Broadway's 1000-seat Imperial theater. . . 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
 A Bronx Tale
A Bronx Tale - Chazz Palminteri's solo play gets yet another life as a Broadway musical. . . Read More
Falsettos - William Finn's chamber musical sings its way right into your heart. . .Read More
Cats. . .Back on Broadway
Cats. . .Back on Broadway - choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler brings new visual excitement to this critic proof mega-hit that now puts Andrew Lloyd Webber's name on three Broadway marquees Read More
Paramour - Cirque du Soleil tackles Broadway as a real musical Read More
Waitress - a promising Broadway debut for singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles and another award-winning performance by Jessie Mueller
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 School of Rock
School of Rock - 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
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New York Off-Broadway
Fish Men
Fish Men - The actors are clearly heavily invested in this often compelling but flawed play Read More
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant - This new version by the theatrical group Third Space is notable essentially for its more free-wheeling adaptation/loose translation by David Tushingham Read More
Kid Victory
Kid Victory - A somber new chamber musical by John Kander and Greg Pierce. . . Read More
If I Forget
If I Forget -Steven Levenson's new family drama features a splendid cast, handsome stagecraft and lots to think about. . . Read More
Everybody - a world premiere by the talented Brandon Jacob-Jenkns at the Pershing Square Signature Theater Read More
Escaped Alone
Escaped Alone -Caryl Churchill play at the Brooklyn Academy of Music concerns four unremarkable English women embodied by truly remarkable actors. . . Read More
Leah, the Forsaken
Leah, the Forsaken - John Augustin Daly's once popular melodrama given a new life at the tiny Metropolitan Playhouse. . . Read More
Evening at the Talk House
Evening at the Talk House - a thespian gossip fest with a dystopian twist with playwright Wallace Shawn in the meatiest role. . . Read More
Man From Nebraska
Man From Nebraska - An overdue New York production of the play by Tracy Letts that was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize that his August: Osage County won . . . Read More
The Town Hall Affair - The Wooster Group takes us back to the 70s. . . Read More
The Object Lesson
The Object Lesson - Extended to 3/19! We are committed by our sheer curiosity about what may come next. Read More
Fade - diversity in Hollywood is skewered in Tanya Saracho's 2-hander takes a new look at diversity in Hollywood and within a particular demographic . . . Read More
Jonah and Otto
Jonah and Otto - Snappy writing gives this sentimental story a real lift Read More
Drunkle Vanya
Drunkle Vanya - Extended again, to 4/15! There's nothing hi-brow about this production. However, it will not only whet your whistle but will re-whet your appetite for Chekhov. Read More
Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose
Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose - Ed Dixon's tour-de-force recollections of George Rose . . . Read More
Crackskull Row
Crackskull Row - Crackskull Row may actually succeed in sending a shiver or two down your spine. Read More
Yen - Extended to 3/04! Lucas Hedges leads a strong cast in Anna Jordan's powerful family drama. Read More
The Liar
The Liar - Wordsmith par excellence David Ives takes the bad odor out of mendacity with his latest "Transplantation". . . Read More
Yours Unfaithfully
Yours Unfaithfully - The Mint Theater's artistic director Jonathan Bank once again digs a play out of the theatrical archives with enjoyable results Read More
Tell Hector I Miss Him
Tell Hector I Miss Him - Paola Lazaro's mosaic of scenes involving characters with little in common beyond being fellow denizens of a few blocks around a convenience store in San Juan, Puerto Rico. . . Read More
Orange Julius - Like so many wistful, small-cast memory plays about dysfunctional families, Basil Kreimendahl's play co-produced by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Page 73, reflects the influence of The Glass Menagerie. Read More
Made In China
Made In China - an engaging new puppet musical . Read More
The Tempest
The Tempest - The last an best of Phyllida Loyd's gender bending, prison plays set trilogy prison plays Read More
Albatross - With its multitude of props, ever-busy stage business, and dynamic projections, this production from the Poets' Theatre of Boston seems determined at all costs to rescue The Rime of the Ancient Mariner from generations of uninspired high-school teaching. Read More

The Beauty Queen of Leenane
The Beauty Queen of Leenane - Druid Theatre Company engrossing revival of Martin McDonagh's horror tale with humor makes a stop in Brooklyn to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the play's 1996 premiere, Read More
The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart - 3rd and final extenson to 4/24!. . . Read More
In Transit
In Transit - a musical look at New York's life underground. . . Read More
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Spamilton Extended again to 12/28/17!- It was inevitable that Gerard Alessandrini would find the rap rage that has taken over the spotlight on Broadway with the mega hit Hamilton. . . Read More
Cagney - The York Theater Company's big-little bio-musical transfers to the Westside Theatre for an open runRead More
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A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange Action to the Word's production gives an all male cast of dancers the opportunity to interpret A Clockwork Orange . . . Read More -
Silver Lining
Silver Lining Sandi Toksvig's play about five women stranded in a retirement home when the waters are rising is said by the author to be like the Great Escape with wheelchairs . . . Read More -
Sex with Strangers
Sex with Strangers Hampstead Theatre casts Emilia Fox and Christian Gray lookalike Theo James in this provocatively titled play about two writers with different approaches. . . Read More -
Cautionary Tales for Daughters
Cautionary Tales for Daughters Tanya Holt's delightful evening of received wisdom in the form of satirical song . . . Read More -
Death Takes A Holiday
Death Takes A Holiday Thom Southerland gives a London launch to Maury Yeston's chamber musical version of a 1922 story set in Italy . . . Read More -
The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner It is always tempting to stage a version of a best selling novel and only rarely does it succeed but Matthew Spangler's version of Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner has both heart and verve. . . Read More -
Art — For those with fond memories of Yasmina Reza's play Art, the original director Matthew Warchus stages a revival at his Old Vic starring Rufus Sewell. . . Read More
School of Rock
School of Rock School of Rock comes to London with its talented teams of children playing their own instruments in this feel good family musical. . . . Read More -
An Inspector Calls
An Inspector Calls JB Priestley's classic melodrama puts an affluent Edwardian family into the spotlight of responsibility for their actions in the light of a girl's suicide. . . . Read More -
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - John Tiffany's startling production of the eighth story in the Harry Potter series charms fans and Muggles alike in the theatrical event of the year . . . . . Read More -
Aladdin The Genie and the opulent costumes and sets will make Aladdin a magic carpet ride. . . Read More
 Motown: the Musical
Motown: the Musical London gets Berry Gordon's story of his record label Tamla Motown and the stars he discovered. . . Read More
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New Jersey
Indian Head
Indian Head - New Jersey playwright Salter has filled her play with passionate voices Read More
American Son
American Son - a sensational play that is driven by a long-standing social imperative made more acute by the current political climate. Read More
A Comedy of Tenors
A Comedy of Tenors a splendid ensemble and just need more time to inhabit rather than invade their roles Read More
Bedlam duo
Hamlet & St. Joan - Bedlam's Shakespeare and Shaw in repertory at McCarter Center Read More
The Jag - Tightly structured and intense, the interaction of the three characters is beautifully developed Read More
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