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BWW Review: The Delightful Melodrama of ABT's GISELLEBWW Review: The Delightful Melodrama of ABT's GISELLE
Posted: Feb. 12, 2020


BWW Interview: Everybody's Ayana Workman on Life, Death and Why You Really Can't Take it With You?BWW Interview: Everybody's Ayana Workman on Life, Death and Why You Really Can't Take it With You?
Posted: Oct. 15, 2019


BWW Interview: Seven Questions with Dawn Thomas Reidy of THE FEWBWW Interview: Seven Questions with Dawn Thomas Reidy of THE FEW
Posted: Jul. 9, 2019


BWW Review: Synetic Theater's THE SNOW QUEEN Pays Homage to Other WorksBWW Review: Synetic Theater's THE SNOW QUEEN Pays Homage to Other Works
Posted: Dec. 11, 2019


BWW Review: PAQUITA Should Begin at its EndBWW Review: PAQUITA Should Begin at its End
Posted: Oct. 15, 2019


BWW Review: The Delightful Melodrama of ABT's GISELLE
February 12, 2020

ABT does the melodrama of 'Giselle' with an acute attention to detail, diversity and dramatic flair.

BWW REVIEW: Alvin Ailey Has Something to Say
February 6, 2020

In its annual Kennedy Center residency, the company tackles gun violence, love, youth and more in a program that includes new works and the seminal classic a?oeRevelations.a??

BWW Review: Synetic Theater's THE SNOW QUEEN Pays Homage to Other Works
December 11, 2019

Synetic Theater's The Snow Queen feels like a prolonged fever dream brought on by repeated viewings of Disney's Frozen, or its earlier work, Fantasia.

BWW Interview: Everybody's Ayana Workman on Life, Death and Why You Really Can't Take it With You 
October 15, 2019

Broadway World caught up with Ayana Workman to talk process, life and death, and why you can't really take it with you in Obie Award-winner and MacArthur a?oeGeniusa?? Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' production of 'Everybody..'

BWW Review: PAQUITA Should Begin at its End
October 15, 2019

The Mariinsky Ballet's a?oePaquitaa?? should begin at its end. It's culminating event, the infamous Grand Pas, arrives after roughly two hours and for anyone in the Kennedy Center Opera House who doesn't know it's coming, the temptation to leave at one of two interminable intermissions is hard to resist.

BWW Interview: Seven Questions with Dawn Thomas Reidy of THE FEW
July 9, 2019

Dawn Thomas Reidy took a moment between rehearsals to tell Broadway World how she's managing motherhood with her return to Unexpected Stage Company, and why playing QZ is one of her greatest acting challenges yet.

BWW Review: Dance Theatre Of Harlem Sets Tone For The Future Of Ballet
May 30, 2019

While ballet could spend another century beginning with Balanchine, the Dance Theatre of Harlem's latest commissions offer a different future, one where ballet is more daring and more perceptive than ever before.

BWW Review: The Hard Work of FAME -- THE MUSICAL at GALA Hispanic Theatre
May 13, 2019

The cast of The Gala Hispanic Theatre's bilingual production of Fame -- The Musical takes this marathon show at a dead sprint, bucking Broadway bluster to deliver on the idea fame is an illusion, and hard work is what we seek.

BWW Interview: Vivienne Benesch of LOVE'S LABOR LOST at Folger Shakespeare Theatre
April 24, 2019

It's all about the words, words, words for director Vivienne Benesch as she prepares to make her Folger Theatre debut with a new 1930s-styled production of Love's Labor's Lost.

BWW Review: DAMIAN WOETZEL'S DEMO: NOW Defies Expectation
April 2, 2019

Demo: Now, a complex seven-part showcase of dance, music and spoken word, defies expectations by never allowing the audience to set them in the first place.