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Review: The same old story at ‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’

Before the curtain rises on the new musical “Gettin’ the Band Back Together” at the Belasco Theatre, Ken Davenport, the show’s lead producer, who also co-wrote the book, takes the stage to warm up...

Review: ‘Head Over Heels’ can’t find the beat

Summer is not officially the silly season on Broadway, but you might be forgiven for assuming so should you wander into the Hudson Theatre, where “Head Over Heels,” a fearlessly loopy new jukebox musical...

Review: A lesson in sympathy from ‘Straight White Men’

In case you have been singing loudly with your fingers stuffed in your ears for, say, a year and a half, you have probably noticed much soul-searching in the media, along with plenty of...

Review: ‘The Boys in the Band’ still resonates beneath the laughs

“Thanks for the laughs,” says Harold, whose disorderly birthday celebration is the occasion on which the men in “The Boys in the Band” gather for an evening of cutting barbs, bottomless cocktails and occasional...

Review: Denzel Washington radiates energy in ‘Iceman Cometh’

When Denzel Washington, who plays the salesman Hickey in the shatteringly good Broadway revival of “The Iceman Cometh,” unleashes his dazzling smile, it’s fair to conclude that he could sell ice cubes to Eskimos...

Review: Historical exposition weighs down a solidly acted ‘Saint Joan’

George Bernard Shaw’s plays are performed so rarely on major New York stages that it’s hard not to feel grateful for a chance to see a first-class production of “Saint Joan.” Unfortunately, a dutiful...

Review: ‘Travesties’ dazzles with zany wit

“Da, da!” when translated as “Yes, yes!” is a fittingly celebratory salutation to greet the sparkling and incisive revival of Tom Stoppard’s “Travesties” which has arrived at the American Airlines Theatre after shutting up...

Review: At ‘Summer,’ the disco ball has spun off its axis

Someone really did leave the damn cake out in the rain. That’s my metaphorical summation of “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.” Fans will recognize the allusion, and I’ll throw in one more for good...

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ brings magic to Broadway

If massive success on Broadway could ever be a foregone conclusion, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” would indubitably be the show to bet on. The two-part play has arrived on Broadway after a...

Review: ‘My Fair Lady’ is a beautifully polished antique

Impeccable is the first word that springs to mind to describe the Lincoln Center Theater revival of Lerner and Loewe’s “My Fair Lady.” But that’s really no surprise. The director, Bartlett Sher, has established...
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Review: The same old story at ‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’

Before the curtain rises on the new musical “Gettin’ the Band Back Together” at the Belasco Theatre, Ken Davenport, the show’s lead producer, who...

All-female ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ coming to Broadway in May 2019

An all-female version of “Glengarry Glen Ross” is coming to Broadway in May 2019. The David Mamet play will be directed by Amy Morton. The...

‘Tootsie’ to play the Marquis Theatre this spring

The musical adaptation of "Tootsie" has chosen the Marquis Theatre as its Broadway home. After playing a "Chicago" engagement, the musical will begin previews at...

David Cromer to join the cast of ‘The Waverly Gallery’

Coming off of his Tony Award win for Best Director of a Musical, David Cromer is returning to acting this season in "The Waverly...

‘Network,’ starring Bryan Cranston, will transfer to Broadway this fall

The National Theatre Production of “Network,” starring Bryan Cranston, is transferring to the Cort Theatre this fall. The play, adapted by Lee Hall and...