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BWW Review: RELATIVITY by Mark St. Germain at Penguin Repertory Theatre BWW Review: RELATIVITY by Mark St. Germain at Penguin Repertory Theatre
by Peter Danish - May 27, 2018

BWW Review: 'RELATIVITY' BY MARK ST. GERMAIN at Penguin Repertory Theatre... (more...)
BWW Review: A FOX ON THE FAIRWAY at Elmwood Playhouse BWW Review: A FOX ON THE FAIRWAY at Elmwood Playhouse
by Peter Danish - May 17, 2018

Ken Ludwig had a worldwide hit with 'Lend Me a Tenor,' which was a throwback of sorts to the madcap physical British stage comedies of yesteryear. According to all the press materials for his play, 'A Fox on the Fairway,' this play is another tribute to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940... (more...)
BWW Review: SWITZERLAND at Hudson Stage Company BWW Review: SWITZERLAND at Hudson Stage Company
by Peter Danish - April 24, 2018

The New York Premier of SWITZERLAND at the Hudson Stage Company... (more...)
BWW Review: SISTER ACT 'Takes you to Heaven' at Westchester Broadway Theatre BWW Review: SISTER ACT 'Takes you to Heaven' at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - April 24, 2018

I never saw Sister Act, the Musical when it was on Broadway, but now this is my second Westchester go round with this musical. It certainly makes sense for Westchester Broadway Theatre especially to mount it since it gives a unified group of nuns the chance to belt and let their habits down to a 60'... (more...)
BWW PREVIEW: WALKIN' AFTER MIDNIGHT - A TRIBUTE TO PATSY CLINE      at Harmony Hall, Sloatsburg, N.Y. BWW PREVIEW: WALKIN' AFTER MIDNIGHT - A TRIBUTE TO PATSY CLINE at Harmony Hall, Sloatsburg, N.Y.
by Peter Danish - February 07, 2018

BWW PREVIEW: WALKIN' AFTER MIDNIGHT - A TRIBUTE TO PATSY CLINE at Harmony Hall, Sloatsburg, N.Y. Sunday, Feb 11th.... (more...)
BWW Review: A CHORUS LINE at Westchester Broadway Theatre BWW Review: A CHORUS LINE at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - January 29, 2018

Sometimes all you really need is 'The Music and the Mirror' to convey the message of artistry and technique.... (more...)
BWW Review: ON CLOVER ROAD at Elmwood Playhouse BWW Review: ON CLOVER ROAD at Elmwood Playhouse
by Peter Danish - January 28, 2018

Elmwood Playhouse's On Clover Road is a tense, nail-biting thriller which keeps the audience guessing from the opening scene to the shocking conclusion.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at White Plains Performing Arts Center BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by Peter Danish - December 26, 2017

BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at White Plains Performing Arts Center is SPECTACULAR!... (more...)
BWW Review: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Elmwood Playhouse BWW Review: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Elmwood Playhouse
by Peter Danish - December 04, 2017

'The Bridges of Madison County' was a silly book that was elevated greatly by superb performances in its film incarnation. Jason Robert Brown's musical take on the story isn't quite as successful. However, Elmwood Playhouse's strong cast makes it worth the trip.... (more...)
BWW Review: GHOST THE MUSICAL at White Plains Performing Arts Center BWW Review: GHOST THE MUSICAL at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by Kathryn Kitt - October 20, 2017

When Ghost the movie premiered in 1990, it became an instant sensation. The combination of romance, comedy and fantasy made for a movie going experience that men and women could relate to. Everyone wanted Demi Moore's haircut, pottery classes and the song Unchained Melody performed at proms an... (more...)
BWW Review: ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Westchester Broadway Theatre BWW Review: ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - October 02, 2017

What a treat to be in the audience at Westchester Broadway Theatre's new production of Annie Get Your Gun, written and composed by Irving Berlin.... (more...)
BWW Review: 'THE ODD COUPLE' at Elmwood Playhouse BWW Review: 'THE ODD COUPLE' at Elmwood Playhouse
by Peter Danish - September 14, 2017

In 1947, Harry Truman was president, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball, the first Polaroid camera was introduced and a UFO landed in Roswell, New Mexico. Oh yeah, and The Elmwood Playhouse, in Nyack, New York first opened its doors! Since then Elmwood has staged over 3... (more...)
BWW Review: SYNCOPATION Doesn't Miss a Step at Penguin Repertory Theater BWW Review: SYNCOPATION Doesn't Miss a Step at Penguin Repertory Theater
by Peter Danish - August 17, 2017

It's clear that Syncopation hasn't lost a step since its initial production. It's simply great theater.... (more...)
BWW Review: ANNIE 'Shines' at Westchester Broadway Theatre BWW Review: ANNIE 'Shines' at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - July 11, 2017

Girls and women of all ages (including this writer) filled the seats at Westchester Broadway Theatre's current production of Annie, one of the longest running shows in Broadway History.... (more...)
BWW Review: COBB at Penguin Rep Theatre BWW Review: COBB at Penguin Rep Theatre
by Kellie Williams - July 03, 2017

If you're looking for a complex portrait of a man who was simultaneously worthy of praise and condemnation, look no further than Penguin Rep's Cobb.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES at Whippoorwill Theater BWW Review: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES at Whippoorwill Theater
by Kellie Williams - April 29, 2017

If you're looking for a laugh-filled spoof of a murder mystery solved by pop culture's most recognizable detective team, look no further than the Whipporwilll Theater.... (more...)
BWW Review: DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE at Elmwood Playhouse BWW Review: DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE at Elmwood Playhouse
by Kathryn Kitt - February 10, 2017

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at the Elmwood Playhouse, directed effortlessly by Debra Lee Faiella gave the adapted story by Jeffrey Hatcher, a schizophrenic spin on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Joanna Gleason: FROM CAMPFIRE TO CABARET at The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College BWW Interview: Joanna Gleason: FROM CAMPFIRE TO CABARET at The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
by Kathryn Kitt - February 01, 2017

Watch barriers between disciples dissolve as Tony award winning actress Joanna Gleason leads students from Purchase College's dance, theatre, jazz, and opera programs on the journey from “campfire to cabaret,” drawing out personal narratives via a mix of intimate discussion, interactive demonstratio... (more...)
BWW Review: SISTER ACT is Heavenly at White Plains Performing Arts Center BWW Review: SISTER ACT is Heavenly at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by Kathryn Kitt - December 29, 2016

Sister Act at White Plains Performing Arts Center literally blew the roof off the City Center and did not let go!... (more...)
BWW Review: CHRISTMAS INN at Westchester Broadway Theatre BWW Review: CHRISTMAS INN at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - December 14, 2016

Westchester Broadway Theatre opened with their Christmas Show, Christmas Inn last week to highlight the Holiday Season.... (more...)