A one-night stand at Carnegie Hall is all that musical comedy lovers could get of Show Boat. But, oh to hear that glorious music.
The levee was jumpin' with this production to celebrate the eighty-first anniversary of Show Boat. There is no doubting that this truly is one of the greatest American musicals of all time.
The hard lives of English workers at the dawn of the 20th century is powerfully conveyed in The Hired Man. Credit must be given to Melvyn Bragg's strong narrative and the very effective songs of Howard Goodall.
A cool time will be had by all at this pleasant revival of Little Shop of Horrors: a bloodthirsty plant to scare the kids and songs to inspire Doo-Wop memories in the parents.
Lincoln Center's revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific turns the stage a bright canary yellow.
It can be said without fear of contradiction: Eartha Kitt can still command a stage and captivate an audience.
With Saved. Jesus proves a capricious co-pilot for those turbulent teen years.
Neal LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty presents a harsh and hard-hitting portrait of male-female relationships.
Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty completes his trilogy on beauty. It's about time.
The New York premiere of Conor McPherson's Port Authority is given an excellent production under director Henry Wishcamper. It's poignant and often funny.