“Good Night, Oscar”

“Good Night, Oscar”

Here’s my review of a Broadway show starring Sean Hayes (of “Will & Grace”) as Oscar Levant, the witty pianist/composer whose mental health issues caused concern when he guested on Jack Paar’s “Tonight Show.”

“Summer, 1976”

“Summer, 1976”

Starring the formidable Laura Linney and Jessica Hecht, “Summer, 1976” is one of the best plays I’ve seen in a long time. After finally catching it last week on Broadway, here’s my review.

“Luminaire” at Cabaret ZaZou

“Luminaire” at Cabaret ZaZou

While in Chicago over the weekend, I had a great time watching amazing acrobats and cabaret performers like Frank Ferrante and Liv Warfield in the intimate setting of Cabaret ZaZou. Here’s my review.

Broadway Sticker Shock

Broadway Sticker Shock

We were excited about going to New York to see two new plays — starring Laura Linney, Jessica Hecht, and Sean Hayes — right up until we saw the ticket prices, which are more outrageous than ever.

Another Triple Broadway Week

Another Triple Broadway Week

My reviews of three shows we saw last week in New York: “Between Riverside and Crazy,” “Topdog/Underdog,” and “Almost Famous.”

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

I have raved about the Mischief Theatre, the funny folks responsible for “The Play That Goes Wrong” and “The Goes Wrong Show.” So I was thrilled to finally see their production of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong.”

So-So Saturday Night

So-So Saturday Night

I wasn’t in New York during the run of Billy Crystal’s Broadway musical adaptation of his movie, “Mr. Saturday Night,” but I just watched a filmed version of the stage production. Here’s what I thought of it.

Oklahoma and The Music Man

Oklahoma and The Music Man

I’ve been thinking lately about the modern-day relevance of two classic American musicals: Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” Here’s what I’ve come up with.

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