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Every Wednesday morning, Jeff Spurgeon finds out what's new on Broadway and beyond from Charles Isherwood, theater critic for The New York Times.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood takes a look at Sex With Strangers, directed by David Schwimmer,
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Your usual beauty contest features a lot of the same elements as the Off-Broadway musical Pageant, except these hyper-feminine contestants are all men.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Lili is young, beautiful and married to South Texas magnate Alberto, who never appears on stage in the new Off-Broadway play Mala Herbia by Tanya Saracho.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Classical pianist Mona Golabek is a winner of several prizes including an Avery Fisher Career Grant. She is also now a stage performer, telling the story of her mother’s life in a one-woman show.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Brigadoon, the 1947 musical by Lerner and Lowe, been given a big new production, now extended through August 17 at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
The new play When We Were Young and Unafraid looks back to 1972, the year before Roe v. Wade. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood considers its converging characters and themes.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Benjamin Scheuer is a New York singer-songwriter and the star in a new Manhattan Theater Company production called The Lion directed by Sean Daniels. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood reports.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Broadway's latest jukebox musical — a show built around pre-existing songs — is a new twist on this now-familiar theatrical form. Holler If Ya Hear Me is inspired by music of the late rap star Tupac Shakur.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood offers up his review of The Who & the What, which follows the conflicts that erupt in a Pakistani-American family living in Atlanta.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
If the witches in Shakespeare's Macbeth need a lot of space to cook up their double helping of toil and trouble, they've got it at the Park Avenue Armory. Charles Isherwood reports.
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
The versatile actor Jim Dale takes the stage solo in his new show, aptly and modestly entitled Just Jim Dale. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood looks at the show.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Irish playwright Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan isn’t even 20-years-old, but the play is already getting its third New York production.