Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Musical Revival To Love and Polar Opposite Two-handers

If you require Broadway Musical Pizzazz – brassy production numbers and high-kicking chorines – you might as well pass on “She Loves Me”. But if attractive characters, a tender love story and a melody-drenched score sounds appealing, the 1963 show … Continue reading

Blog, Broadway, NY Theater, Off Broadway

Can this marriage be saved? (Or not?) “For Worse” at NJ Rep

There is an interesting one-act play dwelling within “For Worse,” Deborah Rennard’s two-hour, two-act play now world-premiering at New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch. The title derives from the wedding vows “…for richer, for poorer, for better, for worse…” … Continue reading

Blog, Professional, Regional

O’Neill’s “Hughie” on Broadway to March 27

The time stamp on “Hughie,” Eugene O’Neill’s late-career one act play, reads: “between 3 and 4 a.m.” In “Guys and Dolls,” Sky Masterson basks in “a couple of deals before dawn,” but the early morning is less kind to O’Neill’s … Continue reading

Blog, Broadway, NY Theater

“Ropes” will rope you in…

Presley, Paul and Prince do not look much like brothers, but thanks to “Ropes” playwright Bárbara Colio, translator (from the Spanish) Maria Alexandria Beech, three sterling performances and director Lisa Rothe’s deft management of those artists at Two River Theater, … Continue reading

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