- September 24, 2007
- The Eternal Stories
Ian McKellen is the best thing about BAM’s Seagull and King Lear. But a few cuts would’ve helped, too.
- September 17, 2007
- Sing, O Mash-up!
Charles Mee’s Iphigenia 2.0 seems to incorporate everything he’s ever heard or read—mostly for the better.
- August 24, 2007
- The Rose Distilled
Midsummer in the park is dreamy indeed.
- August 27, 2007
- I’ve Got Chills, They’re Stultifying
Yeah, the reality-TV kids can sing—but has everyone forgotten how weak a show Grease is to begin with?
- August 20, 2007
- Lighting Out for the Territories
Is it possible to put on a fresh play about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
- August 25, 2002
- Shake It Up, Baby
Hairspray makes its exuberant way to Broadway; the Roundabout offers an unnecessarily altered Boys From Syracuse
- February 21, 2005
- The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is almost too much title for a wispy little musical that hangs on the horns of a dichotomy.
- October 29, 2001
- Greek to Me
- March 28, 2005
- Medieval Times
And now for something completely exhausted: Spamalot’s gags and songs are weary from their quest.
- November 21, 2005
- Raucous in Secaucus
Jersey Boys, the musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is surprisingly satisfying. You got a problem with that?