Critical Confabulations

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Theatre: Shuffle Along, or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

George C. Wolfe’s Shuffle Along vitally reimagines the 1921 black musical sensation, showcasing Broadway’s best talent.

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April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Theatre: Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort is a heart-warming showcase for the trans community, but not for trans actors.

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best of 2015: New York Theatre

The top ten theatrical events of 2015.

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 Tony Awards Predictions: Best Musical

A jukebox musical, a song-and-dance revue, and an animated-film-cum-stage-musical. These are our “Best Musicals.”

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Tony Awards Predictions: Best Score

This is the best bet for a Tony for The Bridges of Madison County.

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Tony Awards Predictions: Best Book of a Musical

Woody Allen faces off with the screenwriter (Douglas McGrath, nominated for Beautiful) of the movie he adapted.

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Tony Awards Predictions: Best Musical Revival

Tommy Speck may be a rockstar, but Hedwig’s about to be a Tony winner.

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Tony Awards Predictions: Best Direction of a Musical

Darko Tresnjak may be the man of the moment, but can anyone top the Hedwig helmer?

May 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Tony Awards Predictions: Best Choreography

Warren Carlyle’s jazz dance revue and Susan Stroman’s flurry of flappers are the big contenders here.

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment
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