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The confection being served up at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre is neither sweet nor savory. In fact, it can’t be summed up in a single word, despite present-day culture’s obsession with concise descriptions and hashtags. (#SorryNotSorry.) Instead, it’s a delightfully … Continue reading

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

You might be able to see forever on a clear day, but you won’t want to in this poorly conceived musical revival/re-imaging currently in performances at the St. James Theater. First seen on Broadway in 1965, On a Clear Day … Continue reading

A Minister’s Wife

A Minister’s Wife, a chamber musical in performances at the Mitzi Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center, is reminiscent of a delicately decorated candied bon-bon – sweet, lovely and absolutely unnecessary. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s Candida, the musical explores marital … Continue reading