The Reviews for OKLAHOMA are In…

And critics might say they're in love. This naturalistic re-imagining of Oklahoma! may be less its traditional Broadway polish, but that's one of the reasons the critics call it "wide-awake, jolting and altogether wonderful." Set in the center of a mid-western arena, where guns adorn the walls and chili bubbles on the stage, the production…

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The Reviews for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND are In…

Reviewers love Once on This Island! From the environmental design that immerses audiences into a trashed paradise to the outstanding cast of veterans and newcomers alike, the revival of this musical fable is timely, beautiful, and spirited - a winning combination. Director Michael Arden's smarts and thoughtfulness are evident everywhere... the musical invites you to look…

The Reviews for IN TRANSIT are In…

In Transit opened at the Circle in the Square Theater last night, and most reviewers feel it belongs underground at an obscure subway station somewhere. Sure, the a cappella musical about contemporary (though not new) characters and themes will certainly be fun for some - think Pentatonix lovers and sitcom enthusiasts - but it's far…

The Reviews for Fun Home are In…

The reviews for Fun Home are in, and the critics agree that this may just - actually - be the best musical on Broadway this season.  Based on a graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, this new musical by Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (book and lyrics) is actually a journey through Bechdel's personal memories,…

The Reviews for Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill are In…

Few shows garner overwhelming critical applause like Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, and few performers command undeniable respect and admiration like Audra McDonald.  The musical, now playing at Circle in the Square, shows Billie Holiday (McDonald) in a fictional final concert near the end of her hard-fought, tiresome life.  The glory of this…