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Theatre Review: ‘Deathtrap’ at John W. Engeman Theater

Do you enjoy a good who-dun-it? Come test your sleuthing know how on Deathtrap by Ira Levin.  This comedic mystery is now playing at The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, on Long Island until September 7th, 2014.  Directed by Richard T. Dolce, this cunning murder mystery is full of wit and … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Shows of The Week

1. South Pacific at Gateway Playhouse, Patchogue Theater. "...this show sucks you in and doesn’t let go until the final curtain. " -Kristen Weyer READ review. Synopsis: Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific tells an unforgettable story about the men & women stationed in the … [Read More...]

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Off-Off-Broadway News: 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Nominees

The 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Award Nominees were announced on Monday, July 21st at 42West Night Club. A distinguished group of artists announced the nominees: Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy, Actor, Playwright, and Producer; Jody Christopherson, Performer, Writer, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of … [Read More...]

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Christopher Carl as Emile de Beque and Julia Burrows as Nellie Forbush.
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Theatre Review: ‘South Pacific’ at Gateway Playhouse, Patchogue Theater

Bali Ha’i will call you to Patchogue for Gateway Playhouse’s production of South Pacific. This Rodgers & Hammerstein classic is based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “Tales of the South Pacific” by James Michener.  Winning 10 Tony Awards for its original production, South Pacific has since become one of the best loved musicals of all time.  The Gateway’s production has done a fantastic job … [Read More...]

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Off-Off-Broadway News: 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Nominees

The 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Award Nominees were announced on Monday, July 21st at 42West Night Club. A distinguished group of artists announced the nominees: Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy, Actor, Playwright, and Producer; Jody Christopherson, Performer, Writer, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of New York Theatre Review; Blake Lawrence Bradford, Event Producer and Fundraising Consultant; Jason Cicci, […]

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News: NY Theatre Guide Introduces New ‘Camps/Classes’ Section

The New York Theatre Guide is proud to introduce a new section on our website called, “Camps/Classes.” You won’t find any math or soccer camps on our list; but, what you will find is the most comprehensive list of performing arts camps and classes available today. The list includes organizations or individuals that provide acting, […]

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News: Broadway Community To Honor Legend Elaine Stritch

The Broadway community mourns the loss of actress and singer Elaine Stritch, who passed away today at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tomorrow night, Friday, July 18th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. The American actress and singer was best known for her work on Broadway. […]

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News: Tasty Monster Productions’ New York Debut, ‘SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL’

What do you do when you’re “happily” married and yet completely alone? Anything you can think of! Tasty Monster Productions brings to New York City the offbeat hit SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL, an original adaptation of the blog www.singlemarriedgirl.com based on the hilarious antics of Laurel Spears, a Chicago native who, finding herself at the crossroads of a […]

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Top 5 Shows of The Week

1. South Pacific at Gateway Playhouse, Patchogue Theater. “…this show sucks you in and doesn’t let go until the final curtain. ” -Kristen Weyer READ review. Synopsis: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific tells an unforgettable story about the men & women stationed in the Polynesian Islands during WWII. During this upcoming production, the Gateway would like to offer […]

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Top 10 Unforgettable Moments of Theatre Going

2014 marks my 39th year of attending theatre. As you might imagine some shows stick out in my memory more than others. The word unforgettable can be taken two ways. Some shows are unforgettable because of a standout performance or musical number. Some shows are so bad; they leave you walking out of the theatre stunned. […]

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Top 10 LGBT Broadway Shows

June is LGBT Pride month, which commemorates the 1969 Stonewall uprising regarded by most historians as the beginning of the modern day gay rights movement. To salute LGBT Pride month, I am offering my Top 10 all-time LGBT-oriented Broadway plays and musicals. The criteria chosen for these shows include: 1) a successful run on Broadway […]