Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Dancing on Nails

The show is closing a month earlier than anticipated, so my review of Dancing on Nails comes out the day before the final performance. Oops! Click here for my pan.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Interview with Julie White

If all interviewees were as sharp, as funny as Julie White, my job would be a lot easier. I talked to her as she prepared to join the cast of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on Broadway. Click here for more.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Murder for Two

The new whodunit musical Murder for Two left me as cold as the victim in a potboiler novel. My review's here.

Friday, July 26, 2013

I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road

Gretchen Cryer and Nancy Ford's 1978 gets an excellent concert production at City Center, led by the glorious Renée Elise Goldsberry. Click here for my review.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Let It Be

After Rain, another Beatles tribute lands on Broadway with Let It Be. I'm not sure I see the point -- other than making a few $$$ of course. Click here for my review.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Capables

Jay Stull's new play goes after both hoarders and reality TV, and buckles under the weight. Click here for my review of The Capables.

Monday, July 22, 2013

The Designated Mourner

Wallace Shawn's 1996 play may be among the most overrated of the past 40 years. Click here for my review.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Nobody Loves You

Itamar Moses and Gaby Alter's musical Nobody Loves You hits that sweet spot of goofy and smart. Click here for my review.

Thursday, July 18, 2013


Good news: The Encores! Off-Center concert version of Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley's Violet was terrific (click here for my review). Bad news: It was a one-night-only event.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Bill W. and Dr. Bob

Bioplay about the origins of Alcoholics Anonymous is straightforwardly old-fashioned. Click here for my review.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Forever Tango

The 2013-14 Broadway season begins inauspiciously with the revue Forever Tango. Click here for my review.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

The Cradle Will Rock

The new Encores! Off-Center series begins with a production of Marc Blitzstein's cult 1937 musical The Cradle Will Rock. My review's here.

Monday, July 08, 2013

Encores! Off-Center preview

Encores! starts off a new summer series dedicated to lesser-known off-Broadway musicals, and I for one can't wait! Click here for my preview of this season's goodies.

Monday, July 01, 2013


The new musical Unlock'd doesn't fully embrace satire, as it should -- this is about a woman who gives names to her locks of hair, for god's sake! -- opting instead for collegiate-level humor. My review's here.