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…

The Reviews for THE PROM are In…

The reviews for The Prom are in, and the critics are in love with this new musical - original musical, we might add - directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw. The creative team of Bob Martin (book), Chad Beguelin (book, lyrics), and Matthew Sklar (music) has crafted a fun new musical that manages to poke…

The Reviews for A BRONX TALE are In…

The reviews for A Bronx Tale are in, and though the story has already been told in a one-man play and a movie, it gets a winning makeover here - musical theatre style. Co-directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks, the story feels familiar but authentic...though it may not "wow," it will certainly hit home.…

The Reviews for ALLEGIANCE are In…

The reviews for Allegiance are in, and though the ambitious mission of the new musical is universally admired, the execution is, unfortunately, not.  The sweeping tale is inspired by the memories of George Takei (the ever-loved Star Trek idol) and lends personal perspective to the shameful period of Japanese-American internment in World War II.  On…

The reviews for La Cage Aux Folles are in…and they adored it!

The verdict is unanimous: This scaled-down mounting of La Cage Aux Folles, a transfer from London's Mernier Chocolate Factory, is a lovely, fun and nuanced take on the campy original. Doglass Hodge lived up to all expectations - blowing away every reviewer, particularly in his performance of "I Am What I Am" - and Kelsey…