Thumbs Up! 1934

Opened: December 27, 1934

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Review Roundup: THE APIARY World Premiere Opens at Second Stage Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 13, 2024

Second Stage Theater’s world premiere production of Kate Douglas’ The Apiary, directed by Kate Whoriskey, is open now! Read the reviews!

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Reveals 2024 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2024

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has announced its 2024 season, which features a funny musical comedy, the return of one of England's most-cherished novelists, and a Shakespeare masterwork not seen in the subscription series in 20 years.

Review Roundup: Eddie Izzard's HAMLET Opens at the Greenwich House Theater
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2024

Eddie Izzard’s solo Hamlet officially opened last night, February 11th, at the Greenwich House Theater. Read all of the reviews for Hamlet here!

Review Roundup: Jez Butterworth's THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 9, 2024

Jez Butterworth’s new play, The Hills of California, just celebrated opening night and we've got the consensus from the critics!

Review Roundup: RUSSIAN TROLL FARM Opens at At Vineyard Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2024

See what the critics are saying about Russian Troll Farm at Vineyard Theatre.

Review Roundup: OH, MARY! Opens at the Lucille Lortel Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2024

See what the critics are saying about the world premiere of Oh, Mary! at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

Review Roundup: Jason Robert Brown's THE CONNECTOR Opens At MCC Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 6, 2024

MCC Theater presents The Connector, a new musical. From Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown (Parade) comes a timely new musical about two talented young journalists on increasingly diverging paths. Read the reviews!

Review: BNS PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS AUGUST WILSON'S 'THE PIANO LESSON' at The Parr Center
by Vickie Evans - Feb 6, 2024

The Cast Of BNS Productions' adaptation of August Wilson's 'Piano Lesson' was absolutely superb which facilitated the outstanding presentation of an intriguing storyline.

Review Roundup: JONAH Opens at Roundabout Theatre Company; What Did the Critics Think?
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2024

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the world premiere of Jonah by Rachel Bonds, directed by Danya Taymor, which opened on February 1. Read the reviews for Jonah here!

Review: Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick in PLAZA SUITE?
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 29, 2024

Neil Simon’s three-act play about couples in crisis, Plaza Suite, has now opened at London's Savoy Theatre, already extended until 13 April. Celebrity couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick reprise their roles from the Broadway production. Excitement (and tickets prices) are high, so, what did the critics think?

Review Roundup: DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES Opens on Broadway
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 28, 2024

Reviews are in for Days of Wine and Roses starring Kelli O'Hara and Brian D'Arcy James, which opened on Broadway tonight, Sunday, January 28th at Studio 54. The production, directed by Michael Grief, features music and lyrics by Adam Guettel and a book by Craig Lucas. Find out what the critics had to say here!

Review Roundup: WHITE ROSE Opens Off-Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 26, 2024

White Rose: The Musical just celebrated opening night Off-Broadway, where it will run for a limited 12-week run at Theatre Row's Theatre Three

Review Roundup: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Opens at New York City Center Encores!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2024

Read the reviews for Once Upon a Mattress, now playing at New York City Center Encores!

Review Roundup: PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2024

The critics stopped by the Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway premiere of Prayer for the French Republic and the reviews are in! See what the critics had to say!

Review Roundup: MAMMA MIA! Launches 25th Anniversary North American Tour
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2023

The 25th Anniversary North American Tour of Mamma Mia!, the ultimate feel-good show based on the songs of ABBA, officially opened with The Denver Center for Performing Arts on November 2nd and is currently playing to audiences accross the country!  Read the reviews for Mamma Mia! on tour here!

Review Roundup: APPROPRIATE Opens On Broadway Starring Sarah Paulson, Elle Fanning, Corey Stoll & More
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 18, 2023

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Appropriate, directed by Lila Neugebauer, opens on Broadway tonight in a production from Second Stage Theater. The show's star-studded cast includes Emmy-winner Sarah Paulson, Corey Stoll, Elle Fanning and more! Read the reviews!

Review Roundup: Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring Tim Daly, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 18, 2023

An all new production of Tennessee Williams's timeless masterpiece The Night of the Iguana, directed by Tony Award nominee Emily Mann, has officially opened Off-Broadway! Read the reviews for The Night of the Iguana here!

Photos: Bergen County Players A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL A Hit In Oradell
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2023

Bergen County Players rang in the holiday season this month with Broadway heavy-hitters Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens's musical adaptation of the timeless Charles Dickens tale 'A Christmas Carol'. See photos from the production.

Review Roundup: STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW Opens in London's West End
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2023

Stranger Things: The First Shadow, has opened at the Phoenix Theatre. Read the reviews!

Review Roundup: Did Woody Harrelson Hit the Mark in ULSTER AMERICAN?
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 14, 2023

An Oscar-winning American actor, an English director and a Northern Irish playwright are about to begin rehearsals for a new play — one that could transform each of their careers. But when it turns out that they’re not on the same page, the night threatens to spiral out of control. The eight week run starring Woody Harrelson, Andy Serkis and Louisa Harland has now opened; so what did the critics think?

Review Roundup: BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Opens at Atlantic Theater Company
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2023

Buena Vista Social Club officially opened at Atlantic Theater Company last night, December 13. The reviews are coming in now. Read the reviews for Buena Vista Social Club here!

Review Roundup: HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Opens on Broadway
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 10, 2023

How to Dance in Ohio, with book and lyrics by Rebekah Greer Melocik, music by Jacob Yandura, choreography by Mayte Natalio, and direction by Sammi Cannold, opens on Broadway tonight, December 10th at the Belasco Theatre. The musical is inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name. See what the critics had to say!

Reviews: Critics Visit Mary Kathryn Nagle's MANAHATTA At The Public Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 5, 2023

Mary Kathryn Nagle’s MANAHATTA is currently having its New York Premiere at The Public Theater. Directed by Laurie Woolery. Read the reviews!

Review Roundup: Gavin Creel's WALK ON THROUGH: CONFESSIONS OF A MUSEUM NOVICE Opens At MCC
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2023

Read reviews for the World Premiere of Walk on Through: Confessions of a Museum Novice at MCC Theater.

Review Roundup: THE WITCHES Opens at The National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2023

Read the reviews for The Witches at The National Theatre.

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Flamenco
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Color Blind
Do a Duet
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A Taste of the Sea
Merrily We Waltz Along
I'm a Little Movie Queen
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