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Archives for: 2009, week 12

ATW Digest - Finian's Rainbow at City Center's Encores! - read the reviews

New York Times An Irish Immigrant in Missitucky With the Lowdown on High Finance “Finian’s Rainbow,” the 1947 musical by Burton Lane and E. Y. Harburg, has received an ebullient Encores! revival at City Center. NewYork Daily News 'Finian's Rainbow'… more »

ATW Digest - Rush, Sarandon Open Exit the King on B'way - read the reviews

TheaterMania Review: Exit the King Geoffrey Rush, Susan Sarandon and Lauren Ambrose give excellent performances in Neil Armfield's beautifully calibrated revival of Eugene Ionesco's absurdist comedy. My review is appearing here, in lieu of ATW-AP Ne… more »

ATW Review - A Chorus Line in CT - Dance, Band 10, Pizzazz 3

The stage is full of 17 performers dancing and kicking to Marvin Hamlisch’s well-loved score played by a particularly good band (conducted by John C. O’Neill), but in A Chorus Line, at The Bushnell in Hartford, the elements never seem to come together f… more »

ATW Review - Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? - Depression-Era Songs a Tonic for Our Times

A shrewd sort of wisdom and a great deal of tuneful happiness winds through Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?, a new revue running at the Triad Theatre on the Upper West Side. Conceived and directed by Bill Daugherty, who's also one of the six performer… more »

ATW Digest - Allen, Irons open Impressionism on Broadway - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - Impressionism A Clear Picture Fails To Materialize New York Times The Past Comes Alive, Frozen in a Frame Pithy little life lessons keep coming at you in Michael Jacobs’s “Impressionism,” as if off a conveyor belt in a g… more »