At the beginning of this season, I didn’t mind the fact that two shows I probably wouldn’t consider my cups-of-tea — Jimmy Buffet’s jukebox Escape to Margaritaville, and the two-part, interminably-excessive Harry Potter and the Cursed Child — were planning to occupy my two least favorite theatres on Broadway: respectively, the Marquis and the Ford Center for the Performing Arts-turned-Hilton-turned-Foxwoods-turned-Lyric (for now).
This season’s productions of 21st Century Bluesand Party Face represent two sides of the same coin, reflecting the current state of the commercial landscape for off-Broadway plays.
Last week, I mentioned how most people judge artist’s based on their best work, while I tend to prioritize range in a more holistic approach.
I will always endorse adding as many new categories as possible to the Tony Awards.
Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop’s production of Dinner with Georgette is basically Tony Kushner gone wrong.
Three pieces of news were announced this week that inspired responses too long to be Twitter-length, but still not meaty enough to warrant their own pieces. Thus, enjoy this written roundup:
Count me shocked — SHOCKED I TELL YA — that the current Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women is selling SO well SO early in its run.