The Reviews for MRS. DOUBTFIRE are In…

he premise central to the story, which worked okay back in the 90s, feels cringeworthy at best today, leaving many to question why the adaptation was even attempted. The whole thing is a bit like a frozen dinner -- hinting at possibilities of something inviting, but just a bit basic, and leaving you wishing you had the real thing...or something else entirely.

The Reviews for DIANA: THE MUSICAL are In…

The reviews for Diana are in and ouch did the critics tear it to shreds. They all agree that the tone of the musical is just plain off; the team really missed the mark, often cringingly so. Some feel it's so bad that it actually warrants a hate watch, but with a version available to watch on Netflix, will audiences spend the money on a Broadway ticket for the privilege? Time will tell.

The Reviews for CAROLINE, OR CHANGE are In…

Photo by Sara Krulwich/The New York Times The Broadway revival of Caroline, or Change is now open, and the critics appreciate the return of this musical theatre masterpiece by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori, as much for the quality of the production as for how it speaks to our current cultural moment. Director Michael Longhurst…

Awards Season 2020: The Tony Awards are Actually Happening!

The dangling Tony nominations from last year's odd season are finally going to be announced. The ceremony will be happening on September 26, but like many things COVID-related, it won't quite be what we're used to. Most of the awards will be broadcast via the streaming platform Paramount+ beginning at 7 p.m. ET, followed by a…

Awards Season 2020: Drama Desk Award Winners

The world is upside down, but at least some of the awards shows are soldiering on. A virtual version of the Drama Desk Awards was broadcast on Saturday, June 13. For the musicals, the Off Broadway A Strange Loop and Moulin Rouge! were the biggest winners of the night, each taking home five prizes apiece.…

Awards Season 2020: Drama League Award Nominations

The Drama League Award nominations are out with a lot more love for Broadway shows than the Drama Desk committee showed, with love for Girl From the North Country, Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge!, Sing Street, Six , Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, and West Side Story. Winners will be announced by Gabriel Stelian-Shanks and…

AWARDS SEASON 2020: Drama Desk Award Nominations

Even amidst shelter-in-place restrictions and darkened Broadway stages, awards season has begun! The 2020 Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today as a part of a benefit for The Actor's Fund, a human services organization helping to meet the needs of the entertainment community in the midst of this crisis. The list of eligible shows…