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: Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama for 2020 has been awarded to the wonderful new musical, A Strange Loop by Michael R. Jackson - a metafictional musical that tracks the creative process of an artist transforming issues of identity, race, and sexuality that once pushed him to the margins of the cultural mainstream into a meditation…

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 Violet are in…

The reviews are in, and the critics love Violet and Sutton Foster, version 2.0.  In many ways, Violet and Ms. Foster is an unlikely pair -- a deeply emotional musical about a farm girl with a disfigured face doesn't typically call for a twirling, big-grin, big-Broadway star.  In this story, though, Ms. Foster reveals an ability to…