Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella--which originated as a light and lovely 1957 TV special--has been fleshed out with theatrics, jokes, a political subplot, puppets, extra songs, and anachronisms. The result is an unwieldy but crowd pleasing concoction that ends up being reasonably entertaining de ... More >>
The Roundabout tries a comedy by Boeing-Boeing's Marc Camoletti
Broadway gets another dose of that old-time religion
The Australian star gives New York the ol' song-and-dance. And aboriginals.
Willard Beckham's country musical shops secondhand
Willard Beckham's off-Broadway musical Lucky Guy is set in a time before country music got all sexy and accessible--back when it it was about big hair, deep-fried twangs, and overemphatic two-stepping. I.e., it's pre-Shania Twain. But the biz was apparently just as cutthroat as now because ... More >>
Varla Jean Merman is a lucky guy -- I mean Varla Jean Merman is starring in Lucky Guy. It's an old-style camp musical with Varla and Leslie Jordan (above), dealing with people who put the trash back in Nashville dreams. Varla, by the way, is the drag character of Jeffrey Roberson, who kin ... More >>
Both honesty and Molière go camping in David Ives's new comedy at CSC
Rehab as a beautiful experience, plus cracks about pies. Psst! Ted Haggard was a top.
Living in the pastiche: Are the strong, dotty women of Grey Gardens the real Beale?
What is Streetcar's dull competence good for? Showing what's not dull about Streetcar.
A musical that's not a groundbreaker can still have some fun left when it's old and gay
Broadway's Stroman arranges marriage between silent flicks and Balanchine's dancers
Wherever Broadway's fault lies, dear Brutus, this week it is definitely not in our stars
What You Hear's OK, but What Are You Seeing?
Dressing for the Revolution in 'Hairspray'
Martha Graham's Heritage Strides On