Brooklyn Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: Company XIV's Erotic Holiday Treat NUTCRACKER ROUGE Christens Their New Brooklyn Home BWW Review: Company XIV's Erotic Holiday Treat NUTCRACKER ROUGE Christens Their New Brooklyn Home
by Michael Dale - November 28, 2017

For over a decade, the unquestionably brilliant director/choreographer Austin McCormick's Company XIV has been dazzling audiences with unexpected wonders.... (more...)
BWW Review: Cirque du Soleil Hatches Up OVO BWW Review: Cirque du Soleil Hatches Up OVO
by Michael Dale - July 09, 2017

After PARAMOUR, last season's ambitious but underwritten attempt to incorporate their world-class circus arts performers into a book and score Broadway musical, Cirque du Soleil returns to town doing what they do best.... (more...)
BWW Review:  Caryl Churchill's ESCAPED ALONE Yearns For a Post-Apocalyptic Return To Normalcy BWW Review: Caryl Churchill's ESCAPED ALONE Yearns For a Post-Apocalyptic Return To Normalcy
by Michael Dale - February 22, 2017

When tragedy strikes a community, after the initial shock and the effort to neutralize the situation, there's always a strong desire to return to normalcy.... (more...)
BWW Review: Theater2020's SWEENEY TODD Triumphs No Matter Which Way You Cut It BWW Review: Theater2020's SWEENEY TODD Triumphs No Matter Which Way You Cut It
by Kristen Morale - February 13, 2017

Directed and choreographed by Judith Jarosz (who is also one of the theater's two Producing Artistic Directors) and with music direction by Tom Mcdonough, Theater2020 brings a beautifully executed production of Sondheim's musical to the first professional theater in Brooklyn Heights. With the slogan... (more...)
BWW Review: Tony Winners Garry Hynes and Marie Mullen Revisit Martin McDonagh's THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE BWW Review: Tony Winners Garry Hynes and Marie Mullen Revisit Martin McDonagh's THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE
by Michael Dale - January 17, 2017

The 1998 Tony Award ceremony was quite a history-making night, as THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE's Garry Hynes became the first woman to be awarded a Tony for directing a play. Her honor was received mere minutes before THE LION KING's Julie Taymor became the first woman awarded a Tony for directing a... (more...)
BWW Review: THE NUTCRACKER at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center - A Home for Classical Storytelling BWW Review: THE NUTCRACKER at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center - A Home for Classical Storytelling
by Amber Adams - January 03, 2017

"A home for classical storytelling" for children is that of the Kelsey Kirkland Arts Center's performance of "The Nutcracker."... (more...)