Our BroadwayCon 2020 Recap

You know that feeling you get in the back of your throat when you are feeling so many emotions all at once that you’re holding back tears for hours at a time? That’s the way we felt all weekend long at BroadwayCon 2020. Not only did we experience amazing performances from Sing Street, Jagged Little…

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…

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…

Moulin Rouge

The Reviews for MOULIN ROUGE! are In…

Moulin Rouge! is open, and while not all the critics are sold on the jukebox-y, mashup-y, remix-y score, they're all in love with the spectacular design and stellar performances. Inspired by Baz Luhrmann's beautiful 2001 film, this new musical offers an immersive experience, taking over the Al Hirschfeld Theater and delivering audiences total escape from everyday…