Category: Theatre Reviews

September 11, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Hayes Theatre, August 28 8.5/10 Remember your first time at the theatre? How miraculous it was to find another world within the one you knew? Caroline, or Change is as different from any musical you’ve ever seen on that scale of wonderment. Just for starters, what other musical has Washing…

September 8, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Capitol Theatre, August 27 8.5/10 The best writers are clairvoyants. They pen a play, novel or even a musical that might have a contemporaneous or historical setting, yet it predicts the future by speaking to subsequent generations so precisely of their own time. Fred Ebb’s brilliant book and lyrics to…

September 5, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Joan Sutherland Theatre, August 20 7/10 Art that causes a stir at birth tends to retain some vestige of that initial shock of the new. When West Side Story, which kills off three of its leads, depicts a rape and includes extra-marital sex, hit Broadway 62 years ago, a steamy…