Just shy of its 60th birthday, whatever else one wants to say about South Pacific, no one can deny its score is one of the best of all time.
Willy Holtzman's Something You Did is full of intelligent dialogue. What it needs is more action to go along with all that talk.
Nearly 50 years old, Edward Albee's The American Dream and The Sandbox still are fresh, funny, startling and always original.
August:Osage County more than lives up to its advance billing. The writing is compelling and the ensemble acting accomplished.
Arthur Laurents has given us arguably the definitive production of what is unquestionably a perfect musical.
The Mint Theater had it right when it dusted off Hemingway's 71-year old play and put it on stage. The Fifth Column has lively characters spouting no-nonsense dialogue.
Even if the Marc Blitzstein and Joseph Stein Juno doesn't work, it's important that such musicals are temporarily rescued from oblivion. Isn't that what City Center Encores! is all about?
If The Fifth Column is any evidence, as a playwright, Hemingway was a darn good short-story writer.
This musical, based on Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness!, is an affectionate portrait of a New England family. The words and music breezily set just the right mood.
Brian d'Arcy James cast as Shrek, Chester Gregory II takes the role of Donkey and John Tartaglia is Pinocchio in upcoming tuner Shrek