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Susan Stroman

The Reviews for PRINCE OF BROADWAY are In…

August 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Prince of Broadway is officially open, and while the critics love Harold Prince and his musicals as much as the next theatregoer, they don’t particularly like this rather aimless revue. The cast works hard to make brief snapshots of renowned musicals matter, portraying iconic characters in some of the most memorable songs of the Hal Prince canon with ...

The Reviews for Bullets Over Broadway are In…

April 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Well, the critics are in agreement about Bullets Over Broadway, but it’s not the consensus that anyone may have expected. Despite the script by Woody Allen and the formidable direction/choreography by Susan Stroman, the would-be comedy musical, based on the 1994 Woody Allen film of the same name, just isn’t funny.  Sure, they say Zach Braff is ...

The Reviews for BIG FISH are In…

October 8, 2013 // 3 Comments

The reviews are in for Big Fish, and the critics have mixed feelings about the large-scale production.  By all accounts, the musical — based on the Tim Burton movie and the Daniel Wallace novel — features spectacular stage magic from the mind of director Susan Stroman and a lovable leading man in Norbert Leo Butz (as Edward Bloom).  Some ...

The reviews for The Scottsboro Boys are in…

November 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Another Off-Broadway transfer, The Scottsboro Boys, has moved to Broadway (after a quick fix-up out of town). The show is stronger than ever and critics are raving about the choreography, score, story and the amazing turn by newcomer Joshua Henry. The Scottsboro Boys‘ minstrel show treatment of very dark subject matter has critics split – some ...

Rumors of musicals in the works

September 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

Rumor has it that Scarlett Johansson is heading to Broadway, set to star opposite Will & Grace star Sean Hayes in a revival of the Neil Simon musical Promises, Promises. Also rumored – directors Harold Prince and Susan Stroman are set to collaborate on an upcoming Broadway musical called Paradise Found, an adaptation of the novel The Tale of the ...

Stroman to direct Cullum, Dixon and Domingo in Kander/Ebb Musical Reading

June 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

John Cullum (Urinetown), Brandon Victor Dixon (The Color Purple) and Colman Domingo (Passing Strange) will star in an invitation-only reading of John Kander and Fred Ebb’s The Scottsboro Boys directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman (The Producers). With music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb (Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman), a ...