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The Big Knife

This knife is too dull. While the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Clifford Odet’s The Big Knife has the potential for suspense and sizzle, this show is lacking substantially in both. A series of missed opportunities for tension and laughter, … Continue reading

The People in the Picture

“Donna Murphy is not human, she’s not human,” my friend sang as we walked out of Studio 54 after seeing The People in the Picture. I couldn’t disagree. A new musical, with a book and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart … Continue reading

The Unauthorized Musicology of Ben Folds

The Unauthorized Musicology of Ben Folds was presented by the New York Musical Theatre Festival on Monday, March 26. The concert, held at the Zipper Theatre. featured various Broadway stars performing the music of the musician and composer. The lineup … Continue reading