Rockland / Westchester Theater Reviews
 


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...)
BWW Review: YOU WILL REMEMBER ME at Hudson Stage Company BWW Review: YOU WILL REMEMBER ME at Hudson Stage Company
by Kathryn Kitt - October 26, 2016

It is a story that, sadly, continues to be written and experienced. A family affected by debilitating illness.... (more...)
BWW Review: HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL at WPPAC BWW Review: HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL at WPPAC
by Kathryn Kitt - October 18, 2016

In 1989, I was a student at Bennington College, probably one of the most progressive and outwardly misunderstood student bodies in America. There were no 'Heathers' (popular girls) in the mix, but if there were, they enrolled against their parent's wishes.... (more...)
BWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at Westchester Broadway Theatre BWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - September 30, 2016

First of all, I am a huge advocate of the Westchester Broadway Theatre and the variety of musicals that are staged there. The concept of 'Dinner Theatre' is such a fun, lively experience and sitting sort of 'in the round' while being served food and drinks is quite special.... (more...)
BWW Review: DANCING LESSONS at Penguin Repertory Theater BWW Review: DANCING LESSONS at Penguin Repertory Theater
by Peter Danish - September 06, 2016

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BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Westchester Broadway Theater BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Westchester Broadway Theater
by Kathryn Kitt - August 01, 2016

'It's not every day you see someone play a glissando on the piano with his foot.'  That in itself completely conveys what 'Million Dollar Quartet' at Westchester Broadway Theatre is all about. ... (more...)
BWW Review: BUYER & CELLAR  at Penguin Repertory Theatre BWW Review: BUYER & CELLAR at Penguin Repertory Theatre
by Peter Danish - July 16, 2016

BWW Reviews: BUYER & CELLAR at Penguin Repertory Theatre... (more...)
BWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL at Elmwood Playhouse BWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL at Elmwood Playhouse
by Peter Danish - June 06, 2016

NEXT TO NORMAL at Elmwood Playhouse, Nyack, N.Y. -- a great success!... (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE IMMIGRANT at Penguin Repertory Theatre BWW Reviews: THE IMMIGRANT at Penguin Repertory Theatre
by Peter Danish - June 03, 2016

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BWW Review: RENT at Little Radical Theatrics BWW Review: RENT at Little Radical Theatrics
by Kathryn Kitt - June 02, 2016

I had the pleasure of seeing'Rent' a few weeks ago, presented by the Little Radical Theatrics in Yonkers, NY.  This particular production commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Broadway production of Rent and truly demonstrated that the subject matter is as relevant today as it was in 1996.... (more...)
BWW Review: HAPPY DAYS at Westchester Broadway Theatre BWW Review: HAPPY DAYS at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - May 18, 2016

Happy Days was an iconic show in the mid "70's and early "80's that completely powered the ABC Television lineup.... (more...)
BWW Review: I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! at White Plains Performing Arts Center BWW Review: I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by Peter Danish - March 25, 2016

I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! at White Plains Performing Arts Center, is a hit!... (more...)
BWW Reviews: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Westchester Broadway Theatre BWW Reviews: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - March 18, 2016

“Man of La Mancha” opened at Westchester Broadway Theatre in the usual grand way. It is certainly exciting to have a robust Cervantes/Don Quixote and silver voiced Aldonza/Dulcinea, but the production, itself needs to iron out some kinks.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE FINAL DAYS OF WOLFE TONE at The Antrim Theater BWW Review: THE FINAL DAYS OF WOLFE TONE at The Antrim Theater
by Kathryn Kitt - February 20, 2016

Going to the Theatre, for me, can do one of two things: educate me and enthrall me, or elevate me to an outer-worldly experience.... (more...)
BWW Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Westchester Broadway Theatre BWW Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - February 09, 2016

Always...Patsy Cline made its debut at Westchester Broadway Theatre last week and will play until February 28th.  This jukebox type of musical tells the story of Patsy Cline's poignant relationship in the early stages of her career with a devoted fan by the name of Louise Seger.... (more...)