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Jeremy McCarter

May 19, 2008 | The Theater Review
This Is Your Captain Speaking

Boeing-Boeing comes out of storage, and the great Mark Rylance nearly gets it airborne.

May 12, 2008 | The Theater Review
Performance Enhancement

Both The Country Girl and Les Liaisons Dangereuses give virtuoso actors a chance to triumph.

May 5, 2008 | The Theater Review
Kitsch Sinks

Cry-Baby’s cool detachment saps the essence of musical theater: emotion.

April 28, 2008 | The Theater Review
The Feel-Bad Musical of the Year!

A Catered Affair tries to elevate itself by going grim.

April 21, 2008 | The Theater Review
Nostalgia Is What It Used to Be

On a newly experimental Broadway, the naïvely optimistic South Pacific harks back to a different age.

April 14, 2008 |
The New York Canon: Theater

The only place where Mel Brooks can rub elbows with Mack the Knife.

April 7, 2008 | The Theater Review
Let Me Be Entertained

A Gypsy skeptic takes stock of Rose’s return.

March 31, 2008 | The Theater Review
Running Unopposed

Even talented playwrights fall into one trap: pandering to the lefty theatergoing audience.

March 24, 2008 | The Theater Review
Upper Broadway

In the Heights brings hip-hop and salsa beats to the old-school musical-comedy form. Plus: Brick, I am your father.

March 10, 2008 | The Theater Review
A Less Cheesy Musical

Passing Strange smashes Broadway clichés with an electric guitar.

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