Our reviewer examines a New York theater year in which various revivals made old chestnuts seem new and where Broadway, against the odds, still managed to sing.
Next to Normal is an absolutely gorgeous, invigorating rock musical that explores family, grief, loss and memory with shimmering clarity.
The Cripple of Inishmaan, Martin McDonagh's early play, gets a superb revival at the Atlantic Theatre Company. It's both a touching and humorous experience.
Despite valiant attempts at resuscitation, Puccini's "problem" operetta was probably best left to languish.
Our reviewer doesn't mince words. He takes umbrage with Richard Greenberg's reworking of John O'Hara's book for the revival: "A Pal Joey without John O'Hara's original book is not Rodger's and Hart's Pal Joey."
Filled with engaging characters, The Cripple of Inishmaan is one of Martin McDonagh's funniest plays. The perfect antidote for these bleak times.
Visions don't come much darker than Edward Bond's. You may find yourself powerless to turn away.
A middling revival of Pal Joey, but the words and music are divine.
Just in time for the holiday season comes Simon Green offering Coward at Christmas: A Cabaret for Noel
Shrek the Musical is an entertaining high energy show, filled with upbeat songs, upbeat cast and upbeat message.