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RUSSIAN PRINCESS
ANASTASIA
at Broadhurst Theatre

RUSSIAN PRINCESS
A talented cast and great production value make this musical fun for kids and adults alike.
Reviewed by: BILL STEVENSON READ MORE
RETURN FROM WAR
BANDSTAND
at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

RETURN FROM WAR
Despite its two-dimensional characters, this is an old-fashioned musical with crowd-pleasing numbers.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
END OF DAYS
THE ANTIPODES
at Signature Theatre

END OF DAYS

A fine cast is given too little to do in Annie Baker's slow-moving play.

Reviewed by: TOBY ZINMAN 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
CAGED ANIMALS
THE HAIRY APE
at Park Avenue Armory

CAGED ANIMALS
Bobby Cannavale gives an electric performance in a play that hasn't lost relevance in 100 years.
Reviewed by: DIANE SNYDER READ MORE
CLASSIC REINVENTION
VANITY FAIR
at Pearl Theater

CLASSIC REINVENTION
19th-century English literature gets a fresh new spin.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
BRITTLE BONES
AMÉLIE
at Walter Kerr Theatre

BRITTLE BONES

The colorful, quirky movie loses its magic on the way to the stage.

Reviewed by: SANDY MACDONALD 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
AGED LIKE A FINE KLINE
PRESENT LAUGHTER
at St. James Theatre

AGED LIKE A FINE KLINE
Kevin Kline and Noël Coward’s should really get together more often.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
LES MIZ LITE
MISS SAIGON
at Broadway Theatre

LES MIZ LITE
While not without its highlights, this production doesn't pack the punch that its subject matter demands.
Reviewed by: DIANE SNYDER READ MORE
FULL-CONTACT FARCE
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
at Lyceum Theatre

FULL-CONTACT FARCE
Big, loud, silly chaos ensues in this play within a play.
Reviewed by: ROBERT CASHILL READ MORE
DEXTEROUS DISASTER
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
at Lyceum Theatre

DEXTEROUS DISASTER
If you're up for a night of pratfalls and calamities, this play is a riot.
Reviewed by: TOBY ZINMAN READ MORE
BURY IT AND RISE ABOVE
THE PRICE
at American Airlines Theatre

BURY IT AND RISE ABOVE
Danny DeVito and Mark Ruffalo star in Arthur Miller’s complex 1968 drama.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
FORCED TO LOOK
THE GLASS MENAGERIE
at Belasco Theatre

FORCED TO LOOK
When Sam Gold’s production is viewed as a counter-interpretation, the friction it creates is fascinating.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
RETURN TO THE SPOTLIGHT
SUNSET BOULEVARD
at Palace Theatre

RETURN TO THE SPOTLIGHT
After two decades, Glenn Close returns to the role of Norma, bringing a 40-piece orchestra with her.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN 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


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
SURVEILANCE STATE
HAMLET
at Almeida Theatre

SURVEILANCE STATE

Four hours fly by in Robert Icke's electric, modern production.

Reviewed by: DIANE SNYDER 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
LACK OF URGENCY
JULIUS CAESAR
at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

LACK OF URGENCY

Angus Jackson's production trudges along as if wading through molasses.

Reviewed by: FIONA MOUNTFORD READ MORE
AGAINST ALL ODDS
THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE
at Royal Court Theatre

AGAINST ALL ODDS

This thrilling show takes you through Robert Evans unlikely rise to the top and the wild, self-destructive lifestyle that followed.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
at Dominion Theatre

POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION

The stage adaption doesn't capture the exuberance of the classic film.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
LITTLE CHANCE OF ESCAPE
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
at the Old Vic

LITTLE CHANCE OF ESCAPE

The characters in Tom Stoppard’s existential play ruminate on what's it's like to be on the other side of the dirt.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE
SOCIETY REPRESSED
TWELFTH NIGHT
at the National (Olivier)

SOCIETY REPRESSED

Simon Godwin has put together a funny, nimble-footed, gender-switching production with a high-calibre cast.

Reviewed by: FIONA MOUNTFORD READ MORE
BLUR OF DEBAUCHERY
THE WILD PARTY
at The Other Palace

BLUR OF DEBAUCHERY

An energetic ensemble of cartoonish characters bounces all over the stage, with no plot in sight.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
SCARS ON ALL SIDES
UGLY LIES THE BONE
at the National (Lyttelton)

SCARS ON ALL SIDES

A female soldier returns from combat and tries virtual reality as a way to treat her PTSD.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
SHAKING UP SHAKESPEARE
TWELFTH NIGHT
at the National (Olivier)

SHAKING UP SHAKESPEARE

Simon Godwin takes the concept of gender bending a step further in this mostly light-hearted production.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
PRIZED UNICORN
THE GLASS MENAGERIE
at Duke of York's

PRIZED UNICORN

You've seen it before, but here is reason to see it anew.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
SHATTERED GLASS
THE GLASS MENAGERIE
at Duke of York's

SHATTERED GLASS

There is magic in this revival of Tennessee Williams’ 1944 classic.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE

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