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Circle in the Square

The Reviews for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND are In…

December 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

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 Reviews for IN TRANSIT are In…

December 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

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 from ...

The Reviews for Fun Home are In…

April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

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, a journey meant to uncover ...

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

April 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

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 ...