Joe DiPietro

The Reviews for Nice Work if You Can Get It are In…

April 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

With comedy tailor-made for Matthew Broderick and the delightful Kelli O’Hara, Nice Work if You Can Get It is a tribute to Gershwin and the musicals of his era, with a thin, silly story, wonderful songs and all the mugging a girl could ever want. If you feel musicals tend to be over-the-top and trite, you’ll want to stay far away from this one, [...]

The Memphis reviews are in …

October 20, 2009 // 1 Comment

You read what our guest reviewer thought of Memphis, the newest musical to open on Broadway, but what do the critics think? Unlike Bye Bye Birdie, which was universally panned, reviews for Memphis were mixed. Here’s what the big media outlets had to say: NEW YORK TIMES Sex and race and rock ’n’ roll made for a potent, at times inflammatory, [...]

Memphis: A good time at the theater (A guest review by Peter Duchan)

October 5, 2009 // 3 Comments

If you’re looking for a good time at the theater, Memphis may be just the show for you. This slick and mostly entertaining new musical from the team that brought you The Toxic Avenger, centers on Huey Calhoun, a ne’er-do-well high school drop out who discovers his calling in promoting the rhythm and blues music of African-American singers, [...]

Kimball and Glover Will Star in Memphis on Broadway

July 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Chad Kimball (Into the Woods, Lennon, The Civil War) and Montego Glover (The Color Purple, Ragtime, Aida), who both originated the starring roles in the show’s pre-Broadway La Jolla and Seattle engagements, will star in the upcoming Broadway production. The Broadway production will also feature J. Bernard Calloway (The Good Negro), James Monroe [...]
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