The lavish and entirely satisfying production includes a full orchestra, eye-popping designs and a 40-person cast headed by Bernadette Peters.
Sutton Foster doesn't just deliver those Cole Porter hits, she knocks 'em out of the park. Joel Grey gives his happiest performance in years.
In Moises Kaufman's "33 Variations," Jane Fonda's indomitability invests dying musicologist Dr. Katherine Brandt with true grit and transcendent grace.
"A Lie of the Mind" is both abstract and atmospherically specific.
"Ragtime" masterfully investigates the nuances of the American Dream, conveying hope, opportunity and success, but also the ugly flipside of pain, division, confusion and violence.
There are probably few harder-working ensembles on stage in New York right now than the talented performers in "The Great American Trailer Park Musical." But even a committed cast without a single…