Tag Archives: Theater

Review: Sailing on Silly Seas With ‘The Pirates of Penzance’

Source: New York Times » Music

The Hypocrites’ blithe production of the Gilbert and Sullivan classic offers the perfect restorative alternative to holiday drudgery.

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Review: TV Crooners (and Danny Aiello) Head ‘Home for the Holidays’

Source: New York Times » Music

Despite the presence of “American Idol” winner Candice Glover, this limp revue of carols and pop songs isn’t likely to bring much Yuletide cheer.

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Eugene O’Neill and Meredith Monk, in BAM’s New Season

Source: New York Times » Music

Among the highlights of the winter-spring season is a production of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” starring Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons.

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Review: ‘The Band’s Visit’ Is a Ravishing Musical That Whispers With Romance

Source: New York Times » Music

This singularly seductive show, based on an Israeli film, finds the ecstasy in ennui in a small desert town.

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Hear a Newly Found Kurt Weill Song That Surprised Experts

Source: New York Times » Music

“Lied vom weissen Käse” (“Song of the White Cheese”), which Weill wrote for a musical revue in 1931, was recently discovered in a Berlin archive.

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Review: ‘The B-Side’ Is an Extraordinary Masterclass in Listening

Source: New York Times » Music

Vinyl sings across the decades in the Wooster Group’s transcendent presentation of a 1965 album of songs from a Texas chain gang.

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Review: ‘Red Roses, Green Gold’ Brings Back the Grateful Dead

Source: New York Times » Music

While the jukebox musical has a cartoonish plot, songs like “Friend of the Devil” and “Box of Rain” work smartly on stage.

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Your Week in Culture: Kendrick Lamar, Leonard Bernstein and Crime Scene Dioramas

Source: New York Times » Music

Also the week of Oct. 22: Wooster Group channels voices from prison, Benjamin Millepied dances about architecture, and the Bernstein centennial celebration starts early.

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Your Week in Culture: Clive Owen, St. Vincent, ‘Marshall’ Before the Supreme Court

Source: New York Times » Music

Also the week of Oct. 8: The choreographer Rebecca Davis brings stop-motion to life in New York, and Chicago showcases Brazilian modern art.

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Broadway Training, Gangnam Style

Source: New York Times » Music

Six actors in search of K-pop authenticity star in a new musical that looks at the entertainment factories that produce genre-busting superstars.

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Give My Regards to E Street: Imagining a Springsteen Musical

Source: New York Times » Music

Theater writers go down the shore with Harold and Kumar, Rosalita and Cynthia Erivo, with a side trip to the Stone Pony.

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