Beautiful – The Carole King Musical: Stephen Sondheim Theatre NYC

Disproving the theory that there are no second acts in America, Beautiful artfully unfolds the story of Carole King. King went from unknown success writing hit songs for other singers ... Continue Reading →

Sense and Sensibility – West Coast Premiere – Old Globe Theatre

Jane Austen’s novels have resonated down the years, through two centuries, and have been the foundation for myriad interpretations. The latest version is an ambitious musical now ... Continue Reading →

The Last Tiger in Haiti – La Jolla Playhouse: World Premiere

The venerable La Jolla Playhouse continues its tradition of exploring new voices. With the world premiere of The Last Tiger in Haiti, the audience is thrust into pre-earthquake Haiti ... Continue Reading →

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Ethel Barrymore Theatre

I try to avoid reading reviews until I can see the show, so I don’t know if most articles about this ambitious and successful production mention the situation of the main character. ... Continue Reading →

The Effect (Barrow Street Theatre)

The play received the UK Critics Circle award as best new play, and its new American production in NYC remains thought provoking. Successfully combining the improbably related themes ... Continue Reading →

Something Rotten! (St. James Theatre)

Probably the funniest guilty pleasure currently on Broadway is this spoof built around the prolific nature of William Shakespeare. The musical blends elements of The Producers and Spamalot ... Continue Reading →

The Humans (The Helen Hayes Theatre)

How prescient to have booked tickets to The Humans before the recent Tony Awards ceremony. After seeing the production, it is understandable why it won the Tony Award for Best Play ... Continue Reading →

42nd Street – Up and Down the California Coast

Within five minutes of the curtain going up, the audience is very aware this will be an evening of song and dance. And the promise is fulfilled via an energetic cast, talented direction, ... Continue Reading →