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Theatre Review: ‘Over the Tavern’ at Kavinoky Theatre

Buffalo, like many mid-sized cities, may not have the most sparkling reputation, but it lays claim to a great many cultural gems. Tom Dudzick, playwright, director and international success, is one of those gems. In his forty years of work, he has produced a collection of funny, genuine plays that … [Read More...]

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Top 10 Things to Watch for in tonight’s PBS ‘Sweeney Todd’ Telecast

There are many reasons for Sweeney Todd’s enduring popularity: Stephen Sondheim’s rich score, Hugh Wheeler’s grand-est guignol book, the wit, the pathos, the scathing social commentary--all of it combines to create one timeless masterpiece. And while fans will continue to debate the merits of … [Read More...]

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News: Barnes & Nobles Hosted a grand ‘Tradition!’

This past Monday, September 22nd marked the 50th anniversary of the Broadway opening of Fiddler on the Roof at the Imperial Theatre. To hail this theatrical milestone, the Barnes & Noble book store on East 86th Street and Lexington Avenue welcomed Barbara Isenberg, author of the recently … [Read More...]

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Steve McCoy as Peter Allen and Sari Feldman as Liza Minnelli. Photo by Steve Ayle

Theatre Review: ‘The Boy From Oz’ at Theatre Three

The Boy From Oz opened the 2014/2015 season at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson.  With a book by Martin Sherman and Nick Enright, and most of the music and lyrics by Peter Allen, this show is widely known as opening on Broadway starring Hugh Jackman and Isabel Keating. Steve McCoy as Peter Allen gave an unflagging energetic performance with charisma, personality and real raw emotion.  Based on … [Read More...]

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News: Barnes & Nobles Hosted a grand ‘Tradition!’

This past Monday, September 22nd marked the 50th anniversary of the Broadway opening of Fiddler on the Roof at the Imperial Theatre. To hail this theatrical milestone, the Barnes & Noble book store on East 86th Street and Lexington Avenue welcomed Barbara Isenberg, author of the recently published “Tradition!: The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood […]

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News: ’10th Annual NY Innovative Theatre Awards’ – Not the Tonys of Off-Off Broadway

When I told my friends I would be covering the NY Innovative Theatre Awards for the New York Theatre Guide, I explained that it was the Tonys for Off-Off Broadway. After attending the awards show last night, I have to say that I was wrong. These are something far more than that. All right, there […]

Irene Worth

News: Letter from Actress Irene Worth to Acting Students from 1992

Actress Irene Worth AKA Harriet Elizabeth Abrams was born in 1916 in NE and passed away in 2002 in NYC.  Many of her performances were in London’s West End, frequently playing Shakespearean roles at the Old Vic theatre.  On Broadway, she was the winner of 3 Tony Awards during her long career for her roles in: Tiny Alice (1965),  Sweet […]

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News: Support US Navy Disabled Veteran, Robert Levoy by Mailing Him Your Playbills and other Theatre Items to Help Decorate Man Cave

US Navy Disabled Veteran, Robert Levoy gave to our country and now I am calling out to all of our readers to consider giving back by supporting his hobby of collecting Playbills, posters, autographs, and other theatre and music-related items. Robert Levoy says that he “was on active duty as a hospital corpsman attached to […]

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Top 10 Things to Watch for in tonight’s PBS ‘Sweeney Todd’ Telecast

There are many reasons for Sweeney Todd’s enduring popularity: Stephen Sondheim’s rich score, Hugh Wheeler’s grand-est guignol book, the wit, the pathos, the scathing social commentary–all of it combines to create one timeless masterpiece. And while fans will continue to debate the merits of minimalist productions like John Doyle’s or lavish productions like Hal Prince’s […]

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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. […]