Zero Nominations | Outer Critics Circle disses Broadway’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Word of mouth says that the songs are bright and peppy but unmemorable. Who cares?
IT IS OFFICIAL | Today April 21st = “HELLO, DOLLY Day” in NYC - This Bette Midler-driven juggernaut officially opened last night at the Sam S. Shubert Theatre on Broadway.
Ruffalo, DeVito, Shalhoub, Hecht star in Arthur Miller's THE PRICE, photo by Richard Phibbs 2017 Is Arthur Millers aging THE PRICE still worth re-staging today? - That's the question faced by Roundabout Theatre Company, which is presently running a new Broadway production starring Mark Ruffalo and Danny DeVito.
‘TWAS A PRIVATE PARTY | Yet NY critics didn’t close their circle to The Public - Access Broadway | It was a private affair. Closed to the general public. Click here to see private pics and an insider's view of this year's New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards party.
American Theater’s major designer Susan Tsu grabs lifetime achievement award - Who was Irene Sharaff, the legend whose name graces this prestigious award? She was a Broadway costume designer. Elegance and an attention to detail were the trademarks of Sharaff. She was justly revered as a designer of enormous depth and intelligence.
TRUTH’S CIRCUS | In “La Verita,” six degrees of imagination dance with Salvador Dalí - "La Verità" channels a kaleidoscope of Dali’s vision. Ideas, images and human bodies collide. Thirteen acrobats play instruments, sing, juggle, contort, clown and can-can among unfurling flowers, distorting shadows, ladders suspended in empty space, impossible balances, feathers and sequins.
LA MAMA ETC | Pasolini’s PYLADE + Ivica Buljan = The Best Play of the New York Season - Pier Paolo Pasolini's PYLADE, as astonishingly staged by the Croatian stage director Ivica Buljan and La MaMa's Great Jones Repertory Company (GJRC), is the theatrical event of the NY season.