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Wolf Hall To Open On Broadway This Spring

Wolf Hall To Open On Broadway This Spring
After critically acclaimed runs at both Stratford-upon-Avon and the Aldwych Theatre in London, the hugely successful Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 will arrive on Broadway on the first day of spring, [...]

If/Then Cast Album Has Show Stopping Chart Debut

If/Then Cast Album Has Show Stopping Chart Debut
Currently running on Broadway, the cast album for If/Then scored the highest debut on the Billboard charts since the cast album for Rent was released in 1996.If/Then which stars Idina Menzel who a[...]

Tony Awards 2014 - Nominees and Winners

Tony Awards 2014 - Nominees and Winners
Radio City Musical Hall played host to the Tony Awards last night.Hosted by Hugh Jackman, the event was a celebration of theatre. The nominees and winners are listed below:-WINNERS ARE BOLDED, BEL[...]

REVIEW: Mothers and Sons, Golden Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Mothers and Sons, Golden Theatre ✭✭✭
Mothers and Sons Golden Theatre 20 April 2014 3 StarsOne always admires a theatrical experience which can be both entertaining and instructive; one that can shine a light upon a particular aspe[...]

REVIEW: Hedwig And The Angry Inch, Belasco Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Hedwig And The Angry Inch, Belasco Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Belasco Theatre 19 April 2014 5 StarsTonight, I sat behind a father who had brought his teenage boy to the theatre. For almost the entire performance, Dad sat with his[...]

REVIEW: Act One, Vivian Beaumont Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Act One, Vivian Beaumont Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Act One Vivian Beaumont Theatre 19 April 2014 4 StarsThe first Act of Act One (a new play by James Lapine based upon the biography by Moss Hart of the same name and directed by Lapine now playi[...]

REVIEW: If/Then, Richard Rodgers Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: If/Then, Richard Rodgers Theatre ✭✭✭✭
If/Then Richard Rodgers Theatre 18 April 2014 4 StarsBy and large, it is very difficult for new musicals to succeed. Plays are given more leeway by both audiences and critics. Plays can be abou[...]

REVIEW: Cabaret, Studio 54 ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Cabaret, Studio 54 ✭✭✭✭✭
Cabaret Studio 54 17 April 2014 5 StarsFor many people, some of the great, defining musical theatre performances are those in the film versions of stage musicals. In the case of Rex Harrison in[...]

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[...]