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PIE SHOP OF HORRORS
SWEENEY TODD
at Barrow Street Theatre

PIE SHOP OF HORRORS
Though the performances are superb, this production sacrifices the storytelling and score for the sake of a gimmick.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
THE FICKLE MOB
JULIUS CAESAR
at Delacorte Theatre

THE FICKLE MOB
Drawing parallels with Trump, this stylish production says as much about the public as it does about the president.
Reviewed by: JESSICA BRANCH READ MORE
MISTAKEN IDENTITY
THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
at The Duke on 42nd

MISTAKEN IDENTITY
Jeffrey Hatcher presents awildly pleasing adaptation of a play that was long overdue for a revival.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
MUSICALS HOLD THE DAY
TONY WRAP-UP
MUSICALS HOLD THE DAY
The Tony Awards were a less than glittering night for Broadway.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
BREAKING NEW GROUND
BROADWAY ROUNDUP
BREAKING NEW GROUND
Dear Evan Hansen, Come From Away, and A Doll’s House, Part Two were the standouts on Broadway this season.
Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
FAMILY STRUGGLES
THE LITTLE FOXES
at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

FAMILY STRUGGLES

Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon alternate lead roles in this sturdy revival.

Reviewed by: SANDY MACDONALD READ MORE
NORA RETURNS
A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2
at John Golden Theatre

NORA RETURNS
Lucas Hnath picks up where Henrik Ibsen left off in 1879.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
MANGLED MAGIC
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

MANGLED MAGIC

The tender, fanciful story is turned into a complete train wreck.

Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
CHRONICLE OF OBSENITY
INDECENT
at Cort Theatre

CHRONICLE OF OBSENITY
Paula Vogel's poignant play explores the history of the controversial 1923 melodrama God of Vengeance.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
LOOP DE LOOP
GROUNDHOG DAY
at August Wilson Theatre

LOOP DE LOOP
The tone of this musical adaption is gratingly cartoonish, replacing the dry whimsy of the movie with overwrought clownishness.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
SKIN DEEP
WAR PAINT
at Nederlander Theatre

SKIN DEEP

The characters are two-dimensional, but the singing is through the roof.

Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
THE OUTSIDERS
DEAR EVAN HANSEN
at Music Box Theater

THE OUTSIDERS
This extraordinary new musical deals honestly with complex characters going through emotional turmoil.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE


REINTERPRETING MYTH
SALOMÉ
at the National (Olivier)

REINTERPRETING MYTH

Yaël Farber’s radical reinterpretation sees Salomé as a proto-feminist revolutionary.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
ACROSS GENERATIONS
ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE
at Royal Court, Jerwood Theatre

ACROSS GENERATIONS

We follow the misfortunes of three women as a trio of plays is performed simultaneously.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
VIRTUAL VIOLENCE
KILLOLOGY
at Royal Court Theatre

VIRTUAL VIOLENCE

A play about the nature of violence and dislocating family dynamics unravels by the end.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
THE VOCATION OF HEDONISM
DON JUAN IN SOHO
at Wyndham's Theatre

THE VOCATION OF HEDONISM

David Tenant is somewhat miscast as the most prolific lover in the world.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE
SENSE MEMORY
DARIUS
at Théâtre des Mathurins (Paris)

SENSE MEMORY

In this unique one-act, smell acts as a window into the past for a young man whose body is failing.

Reviewed by: MERVYN ROTHSTEIN READ MORE
BLURRING OF HISTORY
SALOME
at the National (Olivier)

BLURRING OF HISTORY

While meant to give voice to voiceless women of history, Yael Farber’s fails to leave any impression.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
DICTATOR IN CHIEF
THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
at Comédie-Française (Paris)

DICTATOR IN CHIEF

Bertolt Brecht’s tale of a Hitler-like mobster rings out in more ways than one.

Reviewed by: MERVYN ROTHSTEIN READ MORE
SICK NATION
ANGELS IN AMERICA
at the National (Lyttelton)

SICK NATION

Tony Kushner’s epic two-part play still packs a punch, even though the turn of the millennium has come and gone.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
ANIMAL PASSION
THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
at Haymarket Theatre

ANIMAL PASSION

Despite the skill of the production, this odd tale never makes us care very much.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
LETTER FROM PARIS
HOW TO BECOME PARISIAN IN ONE HOUR?
at Theatre des Nouveautés, Paris

LETTER FROM PARIS

Parisians have their own way of doing things. Olivier Giraud helps decode their behavior through humor.

Reviewed by: MERVYN ROTHSTEIN READ MORE
EMOTIONAL RECKONING
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
at Harold Pinter Theatre

EMOTIONAL RECKONING

Powerful performances abound in James Macdonald’s true-to-the-text production.

Reviewed by: MATT WOLF READ MORE
WHO'S TO JUDGE?
THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
at Theatre Royal Haymarket

WHO'S TO JUDGE?

Edward Albee’s unusual comedy asked unsettling questions without providing answers.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
GOLDEN AGE
42ND STREET
at Drury Lane

GOLDEN AGE

All the way down to the costumes, this production does everything right.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
GAY PAREE
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
at Dominion Theatre

GAY PAREE

Those who can catch Robert Fairchild in this musical will witness superlative dancing.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE

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SCHEDULE UPDATES -
Yes, Prime Minister contracts its run, while A Chorus Line expands its own.
POWERHOUSE OF THEATRE - After 11 years as the Almeida Theatre's artistic director, Michael Attenborough is stepping down to focus on directing. 

SONGS FROM THE HEART - Once the Tony-Award winning musical is set to hit London in January.


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