Jukebox-musical bios are usually anchored in the life and work of a superstar, readily recognizable by a single name: Judy, Janis, Piaf. Off Broadway's latest offering in the genre, "Forever Dusty,"…
Broadway has recently seen such a steady stream of family musicals devised to rake in Thanksgiving-to-New Year's dollars. "A Christmas Story," as its well-known title indicates, is yet another such…
While not yet quite ready for the presumably hoped-for jump uptown, this engrossing musical is already pretty swell.
Picking up where "Leap of Faith" left off, "Scandalous" is another big-budget, evangelist-with-feet-of-clay tale from the hinterlands, and despite various prior incarnations, it looks woefully out of…
The Roundabout's revival of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" is a diverting and amiable entertainment.
"Annie" returns to Broadway for the first time in 15 years in a handsome if somewhat checkered new production that's nevertheless superior to the redheaded orphan's previous two visits to Gotham.
"Red Dog Howls," the new play by Alexander Dinelaris at New York Theater Workshop about the generational aftereffects of unspeakable tragedy, is unflinching, thought-provoking, and harrowing.
The most treacherous part of producing a biomusical about an iconic performer is finding an actor who can convincingly handle the role.
"Forbidden Broadway: Alive & Kicking!" -- the 19th edition -- is indeed alive and kicking; jabbing and deflating, too, sprinkling a fusillade of arrow-sharp prods that can no doubt be felt in…
It makes for an enjoyable evening of free theater, but the open question for the Public is whether the show has the legs to transfer indoors.
As directed by producer Andy Sandberg, this is one of those musicals where the hysterically funny premise turns out, once onstage, to be resolutely not.