Michael Dale News

BWW Reviews: PIECE OF MY HEART Should Let The Jukebox Do The Talking
by Michael Dale - Jul 23, 2014

Bert Berns bio-musical has a swell cast, fun songs and a book that drags mercilessly. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Serves Up Twangy Charm
by Michael Dale - Jul 19, 2014

Encores! Off-Center brings back one of Broadway's more surprising success stories. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PAGEANT Wins For Congeniality
by Michael Dale - Jul 16, 2014

A revival of the 1991 drag musical beauty contest spoof is a pleasing ninety minutes of good, clean fun. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LONG SHRIFT Gives a Worthy Subject The Short Shrift
by Michael Dale - Jul 14, 2014

First-time playwright Robert Boswell and first-time director James Franco deal with the issue of rape and miscommunication. (more...)

Video: RABBIT HOLE Trailer Released
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 12, 2014

Commercial video production company !Gung Ho Films lends a hand to Red Turnip Theater to helm the official trailer of the latter's second season opener, David Lindsay-Abaire's 2007 Pulitzer Prize winning play RABBIT HOLE. Directed by Enzo Marcos, the teaser film introduces the play's main cast Michael Williams, Agot Isidro, Sheila Francisco, and Che Ramos-Cosio. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Randy Newman's FAUST More Concert Than Musical Theatre
by Michael Dale - Jul 05, 2014

Randy Newman's take on Goethe's opera is an enjoyable collection of songs with little dramatic context. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LION Roars with Irresistible Charm
by Michael Dale - Jun 30, 2014

Benjamin Scheuer's one-man musical is engaging, heartwarming and thoroughly enjoyable. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Larson's TICK, TICK... BOOM! Is Too Good For Obscurity
by Michael Dale - Jun 28, 2014

While Rent is an explosion of youthful feelings of invincibility, tick, ticků BOOM! is a more introspective work and one of the best musicals to premiere in New York in this century. (more...)

New York Vocalist Steven Maglio Set to Release New CD YOU BELONG TO ME This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Highly acclaimed vocalist and accomplished singer of standards, Steven Maglio is greatly regarded for his renditions of songs popularized by Frank Sinatra. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Mint Digs Up 1930 French Farce, DONOGOO
by Michael Dale - Jun 25, 2014

Clever projections steal this revival of Jules Romains' satire of European colonialism. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Special Coverage: SUMMER STAGES - Our Picks for Summer's Best Around the World!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 23, 2014

As the summer days near, BroadwayWorld rounded up our worldwide community - from Australia to Spain, California and beyond! - to bring you our top picks for the best of summer theater in each of our main markets! Looking for the best of the summer venue and production offerings in your area? Let's hear from a sampling of the BroadwayWorld experts! (more...)

BWW Review: Confrontational HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Channels Anger Into Art
by Michael Dale - Jun 20, 2014

Despite a weak book, director Kenny Leon's daring theatre piece utilizing the lyrics of Tupac Shakur is an exciting dramatic work. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Red Turnip Theater's RABBIT HOLE Meets the Press
by Oliver Oliveros - Jun 18, 2014

The cast members of Red Turnip Theater's ('Closer,' 'Cock') second season opener, David Lindsay-Abaire's 2007 Pulitzer Prize winning play RABBIT HOLE, were introduced to the members of the press Monday, June 16, at 2nd's, Bonifacio High Street, Global City. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID Debates Meanings of Equality
by Michael Dale - Jun 18, 2014

Sarah Treem's engrossing drama is set in a 1972 safe haven for abused women. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FLY BY NIGHT Wears Its Romantic Youthful Hopefulness On Its Sleeve
by Michael Dale - Jun 17, 2014

Connolly, Mitnick and Rosenstock's fanciful new musical expresses the human need for explanations. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE VILLAGE BIKE Offers a Thought-Provoking Ride
by Michael Dale - Jun 15, 2014

Eugene O'Neill described the period of a woman's heightened sexual desire as a strange interlude. Of course, that was 1923 and he was a guy. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lewis and Boggess Add Luster to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Michael Dale - Jun 12, 2014

Two terrific stars join a 26-year-old production that's in excellent shape. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OUR NEW GIRL is Only Scantly Thrilling
by Michael Dale - Jun 10, 2014

Nancy Harris' psychological thriller peaks at it's opening. (more...)

ICYMI: BroadwayWorld's Mega-Roundup of All Things Tony Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 10, 2014

Now that we've all had a sufficient amount of time to recover from the excitement of the big night, treat yourself today to some highlights from ALL of the festivities. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a Mega-Roundup of 2014 Tonys coverage! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/9/14 - Tonys Hangover, FIDDLER at Folksbiene, Lerner & Loewe, Broadway in Drag & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 09, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: It's the day after the Tonys, and we're feeling it -- but it was worth it! There's still TONS of new content coming your way from Sunday evening's festivities. Plus, get your tickets to THE LAST SHIP, and celebrate FIDDLER, Lerner & Loewe, drag queens and more! (more...)

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