Bash'd: A Gay Rap Opera is an exhilarating and contemporary musical that successfully exploits the unique ferocity of rap for the stage to deliver an affecting gay love story.
With Edward Albee's Occupant, you come away feeling that the cult of celebrity has been saluted somewhat more than the religion of art.
The Public's Hamlet in Central Park is certainly never dull. But one could question some of the directorial choices of Oscar Eustis.
Conor McPherson's Port Authority is based entirely on monologues...unfortunately, that can be a risky business.
A one-night stand at Carnegie Hall is all that musical comedy lovers could get of Show Boat. But, oh to hear that glorious music.
The levee was jumpin' with this production to celebrate the eighty-first anniversary of Show Boat. There is no doubting that this truly is one of the greatest American musicals of all time.
The hard lives of English workers at the dawn of the 20th century is powerfully conveyed in The Hired Man. Credit must be given to Melvyn Bragg's strong narrative and the very effective songs of Howard Goodall.
A cool time will be had by all at this pleasant revival of Little Shop of Horrors: a bloodthirsty plant to scare the kids and songs to inspire Doo-Wop memories in the parents.
Lincoln Center's revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific turns the stage a bright canary yellow.
It can be said without fear of contradiction: Eartha Kitt can still command a stage and captivate an audience.