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Archives for: 2009, week 07

ATW Digest - The Story of My Life opens on B'way - read the reviews [updated 10:14AM EST]

Mid-Morning Addition, 2/20/09: Bloomberg.com Artsy New Musical of Unrequited Love Is Delusional Twaddle: John Simon The new Broadway musical “The Story of My Life” is not so much a show as an entrapment. Two good actors, Will Chase and Malcolm Gets,… more »

ATW Digest - New Group Revives Mourning Becomes Electra - read the reviews

New York Times Blood and Guts in the Haunted House of Mannon There are bad nights at the theater, and then once in a blue moon comes a lulu like this revival of Eugene O’Neill’s “Mourning Becomes Electra.” New York Daily News 'Mourning' is broken in… more »

ATW Digest - Soul Samurai opens - read the reviews

TheaterMania Review: Soul Samurai Qui Nguyen's tale of a woman warrior out for revenge is a wildly funny, action-packed delight. nytheatre.com Review: Soul Samurai That fresh breeze of theatrical energy you're feeling from downtown Manhattan is Sou… more »

ATW Review - The Story of My LIfe - A Small-Scale Musical for Lean Times

It's impossible to miss the sense of recession-era austerity that hovers around the new two-character Musical The Story of My Life. One's struck by the show's minimalism upon entering the Booth Theatre on Broadway, where the show opened last night. On… more »

ATW Digest - Nottage's Blackburn-Nominated Ruined Bows in NY - read the reviews [updated 2/17/09]

February 17, 2009 updates: New York Magazine Misery Times Two Uncle Vanya’s jumpy, star-studded Russian melancholy, and Lynn Nottage’s grimly lyric Ruined Wall Street Journal In the Land of Nightmares "Ruined," which chronicles the terrible reali… more »