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BWW Reviews: AND I AND SILENCE Considers The Prison Life of Free Women
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2014

Naomi Wallace's intimate drama contrasts a women's prison and the prison free women encounter. (more...)

BWW Reviews: POOR BEHAVIOR is Bland Playwriting
by Michael Dale - Aug 18, 2014

Theresa Rebeck adds nothing fresh regarding the subjectivity of morality. (more...)

by Michael Dale - Aug 14, 2014

Ivar Pall Jonsson's pitiful attempt at allegorical whimsy lacks basic musical theatre craft. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sydney Theatre Company's THE MAIDS Goes For Jocular Over Jugular
by Michael Dale - Aug 12, 2014

Genet's erotically intimate drama gets played for broad laughs in Benedict Andrews' production. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sullivan's KING LEAR Lacks Serpent's Tooth Sharpness
by Michael Dale - Aug 06, 2014

Delacorte production more ritual than theatrical. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cirque du Soleil's VAREKAI Waxes Athletically of Icarus
by Michael Dale - Aug 02, 2014

Cirque's touring show riffs on flight and cheesy lounge acts. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stephen McKinley Henderson Displays Pathos and Power in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by Michael Dale - Aug 01, 2014

Stephen Adly Guirgis' new play offers crackling, streetwise dialogue and tension-packed drama. (more...)

CLONED!, THE GIG, ACADEMIA NUTS and More Top NYMF's 2014 Awards for Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced the winners of the NYMF 2014 Awards for Excellence. Awards are voted on by the NYMF jury and the awards were presented at the closing night celebration on July 27th at Arena Events Space. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DROP DEAD PERFECT Showcases the Legendary Everett Quinton
by Michael Dale - Jul 27, 2014

A new comedy demonstrates a knowledgeable affection for the Ridiculous style but the evening never takes off into the kind of hilarity expected. (more...)

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, tick… 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...)

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