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Idina Menzel as Elizabeth. Photo provided by If/Then Musical.

Broadway Review: ‘If/Then’ at Richard Rodgers Theatre

The new (and mostly original) musical If/Then, which recently opened at Richard Rodgers Theatre, looks at the two directions a woman’s life could take depending on a single, seemingly insignificant choice she makes: Elizabeth’s relationships, family, friendships and career can all go in vastly … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Shows of the Week

1. Gypsy at the Capital Repertory Theatre “This “rags to riches” story is unique, beyond the typical triumph of a Rockefeller.”--Christopher Clemente READ Christopher Clemente’s review. Synopsis: Hearkening back to the old days of Vaudeville, Gypsy is the loosely biographical tale of Gypsy … [Read More...]

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Theatre News: ‘The Dark Lady Rises: A Festival’ co-Produced by New Perspectives Theatre Company and Dark Lady Players

The New Perspectives Theatre Company in association with The Dark Lady Players (DLP) presents The Dark Lady Rises: A Festival, a weekend of revolutionary performances and conversations celebrating the publication of DLP Artistic Director John Hudson’s groundbreaking biography Shakespeare’s Dark Lady … [Read More...]

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Sheila Sheffield, Amanda Geraci, Laura Bell, Debbie Damore, Cristian Faicco. Photo provided by Theatre Three.

Theatre Review: ‘BINGO: The Winning Musical!’ at Theatre Three

B4! N42! BINGO: The Winning Musical, by Michael Heitzman, Ilene Reid, and David Holcenberg, opened this weekend at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson.  With its overarching themes of friendship and forgiveness, BINGO, directed by Jeffrey Sanzel, is a zany good time full of crazy antics, amusing songs, and madcap characters.  BINGO highlights the stereotypes that accompany the game’s 2 ½ million … [Read More...]

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Theatre News: ‘The Dark Lady Rises: A Festival’ co-Produced by New Perspectives Theatre Company and Dark Lady Players

The New Perspectives Theatre Company in association with The Dark Lady Players (DLP) presents The Dark Lady Rises: A Festival, a weekend of revolutionary performances and conversations celebrating the publication of DLP Artistic Director John Hudson’s groundbreaking biography Shakespeare’s Dark Lady and the Dark Lady Players’ radical interpretation of Othello, adapted and directed by Jenny […]

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Season Announcement: Syracuse Stage Puts Family Front and Center in it’s 2014/2015 Season

  “Syracuse Stage’s 2014/15 Season puts family front and center, with all the humor and complications inherent in human relationship,” notes Timothy Bond, Producing Artistic Director of Syracuse Stage. “While each play is about different families with distinct circumstances, there is an underlying commonality that in so many ways defines the season. That is hope. […]

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Theatre News: Interview with Molly Smith, Director of ‘The Velocity of Autumn’ on Broadway

Molly Smith is a natural born leader.  Whether she is directing a play or leading a cause in her community in Washington, D.C., Molly Smith is able to unite and motivate people to complete the project at hand. Just last year, she directed Academy Award® winner Estelle Parsons (Bonnie and Clyde, August: Osage County) and two-time […]

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Theatre News: Interview with Rory O’Malley

The young, fresh-faced actor Rory O’Malley has already made a huge mark on Broadway. With a standout performance as the closeted Elder McKinley in the original cast of the 2011 Tony award-winning Book of Mormon, he garnered a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical as well as a Drama Desk Award nomination. […]

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Top 5 Shows of the Week

1. Gypsy at the Capital Repertory Theatre “This “rags to riches” story is unique, beyond the typical triumph of a Rockefeller.”–Christopher Clemente READ Christopher Clemente’s review. Synopsis: Hearkening back to the old days of Vaudeville, Gypsy is the loosely biographical tale of Gypsy Rose Lee, burlesque artist and legendary entertainer, her domineering mother Rose, and […]

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Top 5 Shows of the Week

1. Good People at The Kavinoky Theatre. “…a crazy, roller coaster ride.” - John Szablewski. READ John Szablewski’s review. Synopsis: Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another […]

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‘A Quick 5′ with Sonia Manzano

Sonia Manzano should be a familiar face to all of you, particularly if you or your child have been watching Sesame Street anytime since 1971. Sonia has been portraying the character of Maria on that show for 43 years now.  Your child has probably learned some Spanish from Sonia’s character over the years. But what […]

Glory Kadigan

‘A Quick 5′ with Glory Kadigan

From mid May through October, theatre festivals become a big part of our theatrical culture in NY. Glory Kadigan is the Producing Artistic Director of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity which is New York’s premiere eco-friendly and socially-conscious arts festival. Founded in 2009 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity is committed to having its productions give back to the community. Each production […]