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REVIEW: Les Miserables, Imperial Theatre ✭✭

REVIEW: Les Miserables, Imperial Theatre ✭✭
Les Miserables Imperial Theatre 16 April 2014 2 Stars BOOK TICKETSLes Miserables is one of my favourite musicals. I can remember buying the CD when it was first released and listening to it en[...]

REVIEW: Lady Day At Emerson Bar and Grill, Circle In The Square ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Lady Day At Emerson Bar and Grill, Circle In The Square ✭✭✭✭✭
Lady Day at the Emerson Bar and Grill The Circle In The Square Theatre 16 April 2014 5 StarsIt was the original cast recording of the Broadway premiere of Ragtime that first introduced me t[...]

REVIEW: Disney's Aladdin, New Amsterdam Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Disney's Aladdin, New Amsterdam Theatre ✭✭✭
Disney's Aladdin New Amsterdam Theatre 15 April 2014 3 Stars BOOK TICKETSSitting in the New Amsterdam Theatre at the interval of Aladdin, now having its premiere Broadway season, it was hard n[...]

REVIEW: Casa Valentina, Samuel J Friedman Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Casa Valentina, Samuel J Friedman Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Casa Valentina Samuel J Friedman Theatre 13 April 2014 4 StarsIt's 1962 and the memory of the McCarthy witch hunts are still hot and fetid. In a small guesthouse in the Catskill Mountains, a gr[...]

REVIEW: The Realistic Joneses, Lyceum Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Realistic Joneses, Lyceum Theatre ✭✭✭✭
The Realistic Jonses Lyceum Theatre 13 April 2014 4 StarsI cannot remember the last time there was a play on Broadway which played with the form of dramatic theatre as much as The Realistic Jon[...]

REVIEW: Bullets Over Broadway, St James Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Bullets Over Broadway, St James Theatre ✭✭✭
Bullets Over Broadway St James Theatre 12 April 2014 3 StarsThe sight was one of preposterous grandeur. William Ivey Long saw to that. Ridiculously dressed, but very masculine chorus boys, [...]

REVIEW: Of Mice And Men, Longacre Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Of Mice And Men, Longacre Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Of Mice And Men Longacre Theatre 11 April 2014 4 StarsJohn Steinbeck won pretty much every award for literature going. His novels and novellas are prime examples of the form and, of them, Of Mi[...]

REVIEW: Violet, American Airlines Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Violet, American Airlines Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
Violet American Airlines Theatre 10 April 2014 5 StarsAt their very best, Musicals can do many things. They can shine a light on a particular time or a particular person, help you understand a [...]

REVIEW: Rocky, Wintergarden Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Rocky, Wintergarden Theatre ✭✭✭
Rocky Winter Garden Theatre 9 April 2014 3 StarsOne's belief that any topic can provide the foundation for a good musical can be, like a fine cocktail, shaken or stirred depending on what is be[...]

REVIEW: Dinner With Friends, Laura Pels Theatre ✭✭

REVIEW: Dinner With Friends, Laura Pels Theatre ✭✭
Dinner With Friends Laura Pels Theatre 9 April 2014 2 StarsAudiences underestimate the effect they have on the experience of theatre enjoyed, or otherwise, by their fellow theatregoers. A h[...]

REVIEW: Raisin In The Sun, Ethel Barrymore Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Raisin In The Sun, Ethel Barrymore Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Raisin In The Sun Ethel Barrymore Theatre 8 April 2014 4 StarsIt is often the case that people leave theatrical productions at interval. There can be many reasons for this. Tonight, over tw[...]

REVIEW: The Most Happy Fella, New York City Centre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Most Happy Fella, New York City Centre ✭✭✭✭✭
The Most Happy Fella Encores! At New York City Centre 6 April 2014 5 Stars If you remember what it was like the first time you saw the sun rise, or saw your child smile, or beheld Michelangelo's[...]

REVIEW: The Bridges Of Madison County, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Bridges Of Madison County, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
Bridges of Madison County Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre January 18 2014 5 StarsHaving never read the novel, The Bridges of Madison County, nor seen the film of the same name, arriving at the Gerald[...]

REVIEW: Machinal, American Airlines Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Machinal, American Airlines Theatre ✭✭✭
Machinal American Airlines Theatre January 18 2014 3 StarsIn 1928 there debuted on Broadway a play, Machinal, written by Sophie Treadwell, a woman who led a remarkable life as journalist, playw[...]

REVIEW: The Glass Menagerie, Booth Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Glass Menagerie, Booth Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
The Glass Menagerie Booth Theatre January 18 2014 5 StarsI have slept through many a professional production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, usually because tiresome directors and s[...]