Reviews

La Bohème
Mimi and Rodolfo per sempre:Alfred Boe and Wei Huang in La Bohème(Photo: Sue Adler) The very idea of presenting an Italian opera on Broadway is s
The Chaos Theories
A man, a woman, a waiter, and their alter-egosgo head-to-head in The Chaos Theories Everybody wants order, but life is inherently ...
Man of La Mancha
Brian Stokes Mitchell (r) and Ernie Sabellain Man of La Mancha(Photo: © Joan Marcus) When was the last time you saw a Broadway performer stand alone, cent
Our Town
Paul Newman, Maggie Lacey,and Ben Fox in Our Town(Photo: © Joan Marcus) Reviewing Our Town is akin to reviewing the Holy Bible or The Joy of Coo...
Mandy Patinkin: Celebrating Sondheim
Mandy Patinkin(Photo: © Carole Segal) Among musical theater devotees, Mandy Patinkin is a litmus test. He either thrills you to the core with his theatrical ext
Crowns
Lillias White in Crowns(Photo © Joan Marcus) Hats are making a big comeback -- in the theater, at least. Two current Off-Broadway shows feature chapeau...
Mourning Becomes Electra
Jane Alexander in Mourning Becomes Electra(Photo: T. Charles Erickson) Imagine encountering Mourning Becomes Electra at its premiere in 1931. The ...
Unresolved
Michael Lombardi and Ann Carr in Ellipsis (Photo: © Tish Williamson) There are varied perspectives on the question of artistical
Blue/Orange
Harold Perrineau, Jr. and Glenn Fitzgeraldplay patient and doctor in Blue/Orange (Photo: Carol Rosegg) Joe Penhall has channeled so mu
City Center Encores! 10th Anniversary Bash
Lovely up here: Kristin Chenoweth(Photo: © Joan Marcus) Last season, City Center Encores! offered a fabulous concert of numbers from show