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Archives for: 2008, week 37

ATW Digest - Patinkin opens in The Tempest - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - The Tempest - A Heavy Storm New York Times Music in Shakespeare’s Island Chaos Mandy Patinkin puts the accent on fortissimo for much of this clean, largely well-acted staging of “The Tempest.” Associated Press A magnifi… more »

ATW Digest - A Tale of Two Cities opens on Broadway - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - A Tale of Two Cities - The Best of Times? No. But Not the Worst Either New York Times Revolution (and Love) on Their Minds This lumpish musical adaptation of the beloved Charles Dickens novel is one of those unfortunate s… more »

ATW Review - A Tale of Two Cities - The Best of Times? No. But Not the Worst Either

Theatrically speaking, the new musical A Tale of Two Cities, which opened last night on Broadway, is neither the best of times nor is it the worst of times. The music from Jill Santoriello (who's also written the book and lyrics) may sound derivative,… more »

ATW Review - The Tempest - A Heavy Storm

In director Brian Kulick's staging of Shakespeare's The Tempest, which opened last night at Classic Stage Company, a huge painted canvas of a lush, almost Rococo, cloud-filled sky supported by ropes hangs above the stage. This central element of Jian J… more »

ATW Digest - Forbidden Braodway Goes to Rehab opens - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab - Spoofing Broadway One Last, and Hilarious, Time New York Times Giving Their Regards by Skewering the Shows This is the liveliest, sauciest and saddest “Forbidden Broadway” in over a deca… more »