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On The Town...Yazbeck, Yazbeck, Yazbeck (Broadway review)

There’s a shiny production of the musical On The Town at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre, and the shiniest star of all is Tony Yazbeck’s brilliant singing/dancing performance as seaman Gabey. 276 more words

Musical Theater

A Most Happy Ear Worm

On a day some time in the early 90s a song from The Most Happy Fella insinuated itself in my head as an earworm–you know: that refrain or tune you get in your head that will not leave you? 176 more words

Transitions

An "Annie" tale

When the newest revival of “Annie” on Broadway opens this fall at the Palace Theatre, Sherry Henderson of Anthem will know just how its youngest cast members feel. 544 more words

Theater

American Swindlers

I wasn’t crazy about anything I found when I looked up “patriot” in the Chambers Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms the other day. I found “loyalist” and “nationalist,” “jingoist,” “chauvinist,” and “flag-waver,” none of which seemed to capture what I think is being reflected in the displays of Old Glory you see all over the place just now. 1,655 more words

Non-Profit Theater

There Is Nothing Like a Creepy, Creaky Broadway Musical

Is this West Side Story revival worth seeing? Sure it is. The show’s daring, its social message, its innovative use of dance, are still impressive — for both a West Side Story veteran and a virgin.

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Arts

Oklahoma–Oh No!

There’s a bright golden haze on the medder—and on just about everything else in Trevor Nunn’s revival of Oklahoma!—but it’s the hard, cold glint of lucre, not the burnished glow of harvest and renewal. 1,773 more words

Theater