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…

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…

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…

The Reviews for TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL are In…

The reviews for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical are in and if you like the jukebox musical genre, you're going to love it. For those on the fence about whether we need yet another bio musical, Adrienne Warren's knockout performance and Tina Turner's incredible songs might be enough to make this worth your while.…

The Reviews for THE LIGHTNING THIEF are In…

The critics were sadly not impressed with The Lightning Thief, scheduled for a brief run at the Longacre Theatre now through January 5. Though many critics enjoyed the show during its original Off-Broadway run, they universally agreed that the changes to the script and score for the Great White Way mounting all fell flat. So…