Reviews

Bedside Manners
By Roger J. An · Nov 15, 1999 · New York City
A journal and a cozy New England bed-and-breakfast provide the source material and the setting for Bedside Manners, the extraordinary monologue play by Lisa Stephenson, ...
Dame Edna: The Royal Tour
By Leonard Jacobs · Nov 12, 1999 · New York City
[The other night I dreamt about Dame Edna Everage, now in her triumphant Broadway debut, Dame Edna: The Royal Tour, at the Booth Theatre. Upon awakening, I quickly scribbled ...
Saturday Night Fever
By Ward Morehouse · Nov 12, 1999 · New York City
The new Broadway mega-musical Saturday Night Fever, based on the popular 1977 film of the same name, is a one-of-a-kind miracle in song, dance and simplicity. To borrow
The Countess
By Martin Denton · Nov 1, 1999 · New York City
If this were 1939, Gregory Murphy's new play The Countess might be ensconced in a Broadway theatre, where it would play for a full and profitable season
Ctl+Alt_Dlt
By Martin Denton · Oct 27, 1999 · New York City
Chris Toland is indisputably a fugitive from corporate America. His new (and first) play, Ctrl + Alt + Delete, is a slyly subversive comedy that captures the rhythms and rituals of ...
Finnegan's Farewell
By Martin Denton · Oct 27, 1999 · New York City
With Finnegan's Farewell, it looks like producer Joe Corcoran has another hit show on his hands; it joins the seemingly indestructible Tony n' Tina's Wedding as another interactive theatrical ...
The Lion King
By Martin Denton · Oct 27, 1999 · New York City
A scene from The Lion King© Joan Marcus Julie Taymor and Michael Curry are indisputably the stars of the new Broadway musical version of The Lion King. They have produced ...
Perfect Crime
By Martin Denton · Oct 27, 1999 · New York City
Perfect Crime is perfectly implausible, but its so entertaining--so watchable--that's one can almost understand how it has come to New York's longest-running non-musical play. Alm
Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up It's Act
By Martin Denton · Oct 27, 1999 · New York City
Gerard Alessandrini gets fresh inspiration every season for his perennial parodistic revue Forbidden Broadway, and so the show stays fresh, too, wittily and good-naturedly blasting ...
The Phantom of the Opera
By Martin Denton · Oct 27, 1999 · New York City
Howard McGillin in The Phantom of the Opera© Joan Marcus Howard McGillin has just taken over the title role in The Phantom of the Opera, and he's a revelation. Not at all ...