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Archives for: 2009, week 15

ATW Digest - LCT opens 'Joe Turner' revival on B'way - read the reviews

New York Times Wilson’s Wanderers, Searching for Home Great works of art often tote heavy baggage. Yet the revival of August Wilson’s “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone,” a drama of indisputable greatness, feels positively airborne. New York Daily News Wil… more »

ATW Digest - Next to Normal opens - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - Next to Normal Impressive New Musical Tackles Difficult Subject New York Times Fragmented Psyches, Uncomfortable Emotions: Sing Out! No show on Broadway right now makes as direct a grab for the heart — or wrings it as th… more »

ATW Review - Next to Normal - Impressive New Musical Tackles Difficult Subject

Tackling difficult subjects in musicals is nothing new. Serial murderers, teen pregnancy and suicide have been at the center of recent successes like the revival of Sweeney Todd and Spring Awakening respectively. With Next to Normal, the new musical f… more »

ATW Update for 4/13/09

Hope everyone had a good weekend. The transition to the new, faster server seems to have worked fine, and so, I've reinstalled the search option over on the right side for 'Clips' and 'Originals' - hopefully there will be no more 'time out'/'suspended'… more »