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HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA
THE PROM
at Longacre Theatre

HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA
Though the story isn't perfect, this new Broadway musical is a bit of breezy fun with a peppy score.
Reviewed by: JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ READ MORE
FLATTERY AND OBJECTIVITY
THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
at Studio 54

FLATTERY AND OBJECTIVITY
Bobby Cannavale and Daniel Radcliffe go up against each other in this true story of a writer and fact checker fighting to get a story right.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
CHANGE OF HEART
THE NEW ONE
at Cort Theatre

CHANGE OF HEART
In his hilarious solo show, Mike Birbiglia tells the story of how he overcame his lifelong objection to parenthood.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
SUPERSIZED FLOP
KING KONG
at Broadway Theatre

SUPERSIZED FLOP
After the dazzle of the special effects wears off, this behemoth musical feels pretty small.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
RELUCTANT DAD
THE NEW ONE
at Cort Theatre

RELUCTANT DAD
Mike Birbiglia puts his self-deprecating wit to work in his solo Broadway show about becoming a father.
Reviewed by: JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ READ MORE
DISINTEGRATION OF CLASS
FINAL FOLLIES
at Cherry Lane Theatre

DISINTEGRATION OF CLASS
In this thoughtful production, Primary Stage presents three of A.R. Gurney's one-act plays.
Reviewed by: JESSICA BRANCH READ MORE
PAGEANTRY SPOOF
THE THANKSGIVING PLAY
at Playwrights Horizons

PAGEANTRY SPOOF
Larissa FastHorse takes on hot-button issues with a deliciously funny approach.
Reviewed by: JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ READ MORE
BLACK, WHITE AND BLUE
AMERICAN SON
at Booth Theatre

BLACK, WHITE AND BLUE
Although Christopher Demos-Brown's play covers important issues of race, the story and characters are two-dimensional.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
SMALL-TOWN ECCENTRICS
POPCORN FALLS
at Davenport Theater

SMALL-TOWN ECCENTRICS
An out-of-commission playhouse has one week to put on a play and save the town.
Reviewed by: DAVID LEFKOWITZ READ MORE
LOVE AND GRIEF
TORCH SONG
at Helen Hayes Theater

LOVE AND GRIEF
In Moisés Kaufman’s uneven but moving production, the cast doesn't quite measure up to the original.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
SLIGHTED CHILDREN
APOLOGIA
at Laura Pels Theatre

SLIGHTED CHILDREN
Although the play’s thematic content provides food for thought, much of it is slow, didactic and derivative.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
INTO THE ABYSS
THE WAVERLY GALLERY
at Golden Theatre

INTO THE ABYSS
At age 86, Elaine May turns in an electrifying performance as a woman whose mind is slipping away.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
HARVEST TIME
THE FERRYMAN
at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

HARVEST TIME
Grief and joy alike suffuse a play that is a triumph through and through.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
BATTLE OVER TRUTH
THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
at Studio 54

BATTLE OVER TRUTH
This marvelously entertaining and thought-provoking play brings to life a battle being fought every day in our society.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
A MOTHER'S ANGUISH
MOTHER OF THE MAID
at Anspacher Theater

A MOTHER'S ANGUISH
Glenn Close stars as Joan of Arc’s mother, who must wrestle with her daughter's visions.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
GENDER AND POWER
BERNHARDT/HAMLET
at American Airlines Theatre

GENDER AND POWER
Theresa Rebeck’s latest play takes on an interesting premise but fails to stick the landing.
Reviewed by: JESSICA BRANCH READ MORE
GHOSTS BLOWIN' IN THE WIND
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
at Newman Theater

GHOSTS BLOWIN' IN THE WIND
Characters and songs collide in Conor McPherson's ode to Dylan and the Depression.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
GET SNOOKERED
THE NAP
at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

GET SNOOKERED
Richard Bean’s new play provides a kind of tear-inducing laughter that is in short supply on Broadway.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
GENDER ROLES
BERNHARDT/HAMLET
at American Airlines Theatre

GENDER ROLES
In Theresa Rebeck’s clever and entertaining comedy, actress Sarah Bernhardt is determined to play Hamlet.
Reviewed by: JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ READ MORE
NO ROMANCE, NO COMEDY
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL
at Nederlander Theatre

NO ROMANCE, NO COMEDY
There's not a shred of originality in this repurposing of the 1990 film.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
MOVIE MUSICAL
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL
at Nederlander Theatre

MOVIE MUSICAL
Quality music, acting and stage production help sell this nostalgia vehicle.
Reviewed by: ROBERT CASHILL READ MORE
LIGHTWEIGHT TRANSGRESSION
HEAD OVER HEELS
at Hudson Theatre

LIGHTWEIGHT TRANSGRESSION
Good intentions and terrific songs don’t add up to a good rock musical.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE


GHOST WRITERS
A VERY VERY VERY DARK MATTER
at Bridge Theatre

GHOST WRITERS

Martin McDonagh's satirical play expresses something that only those in-the-know can fully appreciate.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE
IMBALANCE OF POWER
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
at Donmar Warehouse

IMBALANCE OF POWER

Josie Rourke’s innovative production is full of fine performances and provocation.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
A WOMAN'S EXASPERATION
COMPANY
at Gielgud Theatre

A WOMAN'S EXASPERATION

Marianne Elliott has triumphantly reinvented and reframed this 1970 musical into a 21st-century fable of female singledom.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
AN UNSETTLING MIX
A VERY VERY VERY DARK MATTER
at Bridge Theatre

AN UNSETTLING MIX

Martin McDonagh's latest work is a disjointed, dispiriting, sloppily structured, deeply disappointing farrago.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
HARD-FOUGHT INDEPENDENCE
COMPANY
at Gielgud Theatre

HARD-FOUGHT INDEPENDENCE

An updated version brings this musical into the 21st century, where being single in your 30s is a woman's choice.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
DISTORTIONS OF DEMENTIA
THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM
at Wyndham's Theatre

DISTORTIONS OF DEMENTIA

This perplexing play's meaning will vary from viewer to viewer depending on one's experiences of life, death and everything in between.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
HOSPITALS AND SPIN DOCTORS
I'M NOT RUNNING
at the National (Lyttelton)

HOSPITALS AND SPIN DOCTORS

David Hare's play asks a lot of questions about the Labour Party without providing substantive answers or connecting the story to today.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
EAST MEETS WEST
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
at the National (Olivier)

EAST MEETS WEST

Director Simon Godwin handles the sprawling expanse of Shakespeare’s challenging play with cinematic effect.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
TEEN ANXIETY
HEATHERS
at Theatre Royal Haymarket

TEEN ANXIETY

Despite the school shootings that have happened since the film, the musical continues to land in multiple cities.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE
GUTS AND GLORY
TINA
at Aldwych Theatre

GUTS AND GLORY

Adrienne Warren inhabits the power, pain and sensuality of Tina Turner in captivating fashion.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE

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SCHEDULE UPDATES -
Yes, Prime Minister contracts its run, while A Chorus Line expands its own.
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