In this instalment of my series on how to visit New York as a happily cliché tourist, we’re diving into the world of New York Theatre and what I think is worth your time as an out of towner. Check out the rest of this series HERE. My ideal New York trip is a […]
Did you know that one man owns the rights to Batman? Michael Uslan has executive produced every Batman film (including animation!) since 1989. Then he wrote a memoir. And now it’s headed to Broadway! We chatted with Michael in the press room at San Diego Comic-Con about his brilliant Bat-life and the journey to the Great White Way.
Over the course of the past year, numerous playwrights have attempted to explore the difficult issue of white privilege to varying degrees of success on New York City stages. For some, the issue has proved too complex to distill with any clarity into a short narrative. Playwright Young Jean Lee does not have such an […]
The intimate Circle in the Square theatre has never felt so atmospheric. A lush revival of the Lynn Ahrens’ and Stephen Flaherty’s Once on this Island fills the theatre in the round with such vibrancy and authenticity that it is difficult as an audience member not to feel pulled into the action of the tale unfolding on stage. […]
Transferring after an exceptionally well-received run at the National Theatre in London, Tony Kushner’s epic drama exploring the intersection of AIDS, politics, religion, faith and social commentary in New York City in the 1980s, Angels in America, has not been seen on a Broadway stage since it closed in 1994.* Yet the current revival feels as […]
I realize that The Lion King musical is a terribly high creative bar to reach twice, but Disney fails again and again to reinterpret its cartoon source material into worthwhile theatrical productions. Perhaps it is the allure of guaranteed ticket sales from a fiercely loyal fan base. Perhaps it is the incorrect assumption that a beloved animated […]
He lives in a pineapple under the sea and now that pineapple has come to Broadway. The new Broadway musical SpongeBob SquarePants is perhaps the best musical that it could be given the fact that it is about a psychedelic world where a sponge, a squirrel and a starfish go on bizarre adventures under the sea. The […]
Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Irene Sankoff & David Hein were nominated for two Tony Awards yesterday. In fact, their MyTheatre Award-winning, Drama Desk/Drama League/Outer Critics Circle Award- nominated Broadway musical Come From Away was nominated for seven Tony Awards yesterday, including Best […]