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Archives for: 2009, week 01

ATW News Digest - Pre-Broadway Engagement of West Side Story faces critics - read the reviews

Washington Post 'West Side Story' at the National Theatre This 'West Side Story' Is Fluent In the Language of the Heart Baltimore Sun Revved-up 'West Side Story' gets a trial run in Washington The Broadway-bound revival of West Side Story that open… more »

ATW Digest - Gionfriddo's Becky Shaw opens off-Broadway - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - Becky Shaw - A Dark Modern Comedy of Manners New York Times First-Date Dyspepsia and Marriage Queasiness Gina Gionfriddo’s corker of a new play, “Becky Shaw,” is as engrossing as it is ferociously funny. New York Daily N… more »

ATW Review - Becky Shaw - A Dark Modern Comedy of Manners

A hearty laugh is never far away in Gina Gionfriddo's Becky Shaw, a dark modern comedy of manners that opened last night at Second Stage Theatre. Gionfriddo's title character doesn't appear until late in the first act. Until she does, we met a marve… more »

A Truly Digital Opening Night for Apollo in Portland

How's this for innovative? Portland Center Stage is just about to open Apollo and for this multimedia experience, they are inviting critics to cover the opening night in realtime online. Here's some of what the invite says: "Normally, Portland Cente… more »

Feb. 3 – A Day When Broadway's Recent Past Comes To Your Home

It's interesting that two shows – both not long gone from Broadway – will enter theater fans' homes on February 3. That's the day that Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release RENT: Filmed Live on Broadway on Blu-ray Disc and DVD and Hybrid Recordi… more »