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Archives for: November 2008

Happy Thanksgiving and Some Musical Options for the Season

Well, Happy Thanksgiving. I figured that I'd use this beginning of "The Holiday Season" to talk about some holiday-time CD releases. I'll start with the holiday music that I have enjoyed for ten years now - Broadway's Greatest Gifts: Carols for a Cu… more »

ATW Review - The Seafarer – Performances Deal a Full House

The stakes are high and so is the level of performance in a Christmas-eve, winner-take-soul poker game with the devil in Connor McPherson’s The Seafarer which opens the season for Hartford’s TheaterWorks. Shaky Harkin (Dean Nolen) lost a long-ago bet w… more »

ATW Digest - Irving Berlin's White Christmas Comes to B'way - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - White Christmas - Charm That's a Little Chilly New York Times Just Like the Ones You Used to Know: Song, Dance and Fluffy White Endings You’d have to be in a desperately, even pathologically nostalgic mood to derive much… more »

ATW Review - White Christmas - Charm That's a Little Chilly

Depending on how you look at it, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, a stage musical version of the 1954 Paramount Pictures movie, has either had one of the most extensive out-of-town tryouts in the history of American commercial theater, or it's part of o… more »

ATW Digest - Foote's Dividing the Estate arrives on B'way - read the reviews [updated]

ADDITION - 11/21/08 - 1:52PM EST ny1 NY1 Theater Review: "Dividing The Estate" New York Times Inherit the Windfall The problems confronting the sprawling, anxious, compulsively talky Texan clan of 1987 in “Dividing the Estate” will be familiar to… more »