- May 3, 2010
- The Subject Steve
Sondheim on Sondheim takes awhile to get rolling. But Barbara Cook is worth the wait.
- April 20, 2010
- Twenty-First Century Breakdown
The phony, empty-headed mess that is American Idiot.
- April 15, 2010
- The Best of Times
La Cage Aux Folles flies in from London, rejuvenated.
- April 11, 2010
- Sounds Like a Million Bucks
The first blush of rock music, reimagined for Broadway.
- April 8, 2010
- Two Snaps Down
The Addams Family forgoes sly mordancy in favor of strident mugging.
- April 4, 2010
- The Laughs Drown Out the Creaks
High-energy performers, led by Tony Shalhoub, keep Lend Me a Tenor from losing its brio.
- March 25, 2010
- A Swingin’ Affair
Come Fly Away, Twyla Tharp’s Sinatra dance musical, waltzes right up to the edge of being Vegas schlock. But the supreme dancers, along with Frank, keep it sublime.
- March 18, 2010
- What’s It All About?
Michael Feinstein didn’t stand a chance against Dame Edna. Stephen Sondheim doesn’t do so well, either.
- March 15, 2010
- Smaller Than Life
Looped gets glib laughs and kitsch value from Tallulah Bankhead’s outsize life, and not much more.
- March 11, 2010
- The Believer and the Apostate
One member of Next Fall’s central same-sex couple is also a heavy-duty Christian. Can this marriage be saved?