Quarantine Survival Guide

It’s a tough time for everyone. Schools are closed, public sports events are canceled. No one is exempt. No age group, no country. In the words of Tony Stark in Avengers: Infinity War, “Earth is closed today.” While COVID-19’s threat on the world rose quickly and intensely, Broadway fans were hit hard when all shows…

Girl from the North Country

The Reviews for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY are In…

Critics were blown away by this brilliantly nuanced production. McPherson, the writer and director, has molded the music of Bob Dylan and guided an extremely talented ensemble to tell a hauntingly beautiful story simply and stunningly. Even the tough-to-please critics some of whom were fearful the show would lose its heart in the move from…

The Reviews for WEST SIDE STORY are In…

The innovative and controversial new production of West Side Story from Ivo van Hove opened on Broadway to fractured reviews. This production had people up in arms throughout its rehearsal process regarding things as wide-ranging as injured dancers, sexual harassment and street protests, and the cutting of "I Feel Pretty" and the choreography of Jerome…

A Genuinely Honest Defense of Cats (And an Analysis of Why That’s So Rare)

Reviews and reactions to Tom Hooper’s Cats are comparable to an international tragedy. Critics and audiences are describing feelings of shock and horror, being uncomfortably mesmerized, and begging for the sweet release of death in order to escape the timeline in which we currently live. The box office is abysmal, with Universal Pictures set to…

Broadway Carols for a Cure Vol. 21: Album Review

Since 1999, Broadway Cares/Equity Fight Aids has released 21 editions of its annual Broadway Carols for a Cure album. In keeping with the organization’s mission, the proceeds of Carols for a Cure (in addition to BCEFA’s other fundraisers like Broadway Bares) go to the fighting of AIDS and the support of people living with AIDS…

The Reviews for JAGGED LITTLE PILL Are In…

The reviews for Jagged Little Pill are in, and though the hard-hitting story's lessons might be tough to swallow, the critics think this new musical may have found the cure to the jukebox genre. Mostly featuring songs by '90s star Alanis Morissette, which intelligently guide the story and themes (unlike some other jukes we could…