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Cabaret

Willkommen back, Cabaret. We’re happy to see you, indeed. In a season awash with revivals, the return of Sam Mendes’ and Rob Marshall’s Tony Award-winning production to its old home, Studio 54, was met with raised eyebrows by some. But … Continue reading


Follies

“Never look back.” This song lyric from the musical Follies is also a warning to each of the characters in the show. It may serve as a warning to audience members as well. After viewing this rich, beautifully rendered production … Continue reading


Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

The opening scene of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, the new musical currently in performances at the Belasco Theater, is a confusing jumble of characters and scenes. Donned in bright, Technicolor-inspired costumes the actors walk or dance … Continue reading


The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone He takes his tea with milk, but he drinks his brandy straight. He appears gentle and mild, but he has a stronger, darker flavor that comes out as the evening progresses. It’s an odd combination, but it … Continue reading