"Merrily We Roll Along" rolls triumphantly back to town as the opening attraction of the 2012 season at City Center Encores! The troubled piece -- a 16-performance failure when it opened in 1981…
When Audra McDonald joins Norm Lewis in singing "I Loves You, Porgy," their duet will thrill "Porgy and Bess" newcomers and purists alike. But when McDonald delivers a newly devised reprise of…
This college-level "High School Musical" is layered with giddy and sometimes wicked sophistication, and its company of 12 delivers bright performances backed by energetically brisk staging in this…
Director Michael Mayer ("Spring Awakening," "American Idiot") has taken it upon himself, with the help of playwright Peter Parnell, to reconceive Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane's 1965 musical "On a…
A comedy of the dysfunctional-family variety, "Stick Fly" offers a fair share of laughter and some enjoyable performances but not much in the way of distinction.
Boy meets girl on a deserted road in Depression-era West Dallas, and sooner than you can say "Warren Beatty," they're rolling in the hay -- or rather, the dust.
"Old folks sit around by the television set, sighing one perpetual sigh," according to Kander and Ebb's song "Old Folks," which opens the second act of "An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy…
The resplendently renovated City Center puts its best foot forward, with tap shoes, in "Cotton Club Parade."
The 79th annual edition of the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes" -- that's the full title -- has been overhauled with new technology and extensive digital enhancements to make…
The evening, seemingly assembled out of the star's grab-bag of song favorites, demands Jackman's all, and he surpasses expectations.