“Choice”: even the most personal ones affect countless others

The things one decides to do, or not do, are almost always done for personal reasons. It is why the right to choose is...

“The Wiz”: time to ease on down the Yellow Brick Road...

Start with a bright new star making her Broadway debut. Add a glittering, full-voiced pop diva. Put them in an old familiar story that...

“Canned Goods” turns a spotlight on the start of World War...

It is generally accepted that World War II began with the German invasion of Poland on September 1st, 1939. What is not generally known...

“Hell’s Kitchen” uses Alicia Keys’ music to tell her adolescent story...

Multi-hyphenate pop star / author / composer Alicia Keys has mined her considerable song catalog to create, with librettist Kristoffer Diaz, Hell’s Kitchen. It’s...

“Suffs” is a powerful musical story of the early — and...

The struggle for civil rights in the United States — for women, for non-whites, for LGBTQ+ people — has gone on from the nation’s...

“The Heart of Rock and Roll” is a feel-good musical treat

The songs of Huey Lewis and the News are part of the American pop-rock songbook. Many of those songs — including “Hip to Be...

“Uncle Vanya” is a new take on a classic Chekhov play

Uncle Vanya by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) is a classic of world theater. In this, as in his other three major plays —...

“tick, tick…BOOM!” is a lively, touching rock musical

Jonathan Larson (1960-1996) is best remembered for his groundbreaking musical Rent. By now everyone’s heard the story: after years of rejection, Larson got his...

“Message in a Bottle” is dance at its finest with a...

Kate Prince, Artistic Director of ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company, has created a new two-act work, Message in a Bottle, set to music by...

“Mother Play” is a mother of a dramedy

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive, 1998) has brought her latest work, Mother Play, to the Second Stage’s Broadway...