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Aisle View: The 2016 Ten Best List

Steven Suskin | Posted 12.18.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Once again, the New York theatre world has had a banner year, with exciting plays, musicals and revivals on Broadway and off.

Nathan Lane Leads a Star Studded "The Front Page" at the Broadhurst Theater

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.30.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wisdom has it, according to my dentist, the more star power a play has, the less it shines. Not so in the case of The Front Page revival at the Broadh...

Aisle View: Stop The Presses!

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.20.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

John Slattery and Nathan Lane in The Front Page Photo: Julieta Cervantes That's not the sound of a fleet of flivvers backfiring that you hear at...

Aisle View: High-Powered Negotiation, High-Powered Drama

Steven Suskin | Posted 07.11.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Jefferson Mays and Jennifer Ehle in Oslo Photo: T. Charles Erickson You might well think that a three-hour drama about the 1993 Israeli/Palestini...

Steve Martin Plays Banjo for Bright Star's Opening Night

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.25.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Working with Steve Martin, a not so wild and crazy guy in his current incarnation as Americana icon, the two have composed country songs for a band that plays from inside an A-frame house.

Tony Night: Awards and After-Parties

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's the culmination of every New York theater industry professional's year. It's the time to put on nice clothes, watch an award show and then go celebrate the theater community.

Pre-Tony's Broadway Tasting: Stars in the Alley

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even before I got to Schubert Alley, a tad late of course, the sounds were rocking Broadway. Audiences were treated to a free sampling of numbers from...

Aisle View: Murderous Musical Mayhem

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Everything about the show is so likable. I left Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder having had a perfectly pleasant time with a pair of talented new theatre-writers, in the company of a delightful cast. But rousing? No.

Kevin Spacey's "Touch of Terrific" and the World Peace Orchestra

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Kevin Spacey still talks about the excitement of meeting Jack Lemmon when he was 13, and hearing him say, "You were a touch of terrific." Now introduc...

The Best Man: Gore Vidal's Patriot Act

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Sadly as Americans sort out the values of the real candidates, The Best Man is a reminder that the worst man will have a chance to triumph, and the best may only be a shadow of our highest ideals.

Claire Danes Opens On Broadway To Mixed Reviews

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Actress Claire Danes admitted it was a challenge to master a cockney accent for her Broadway debut, but winning over critics with her role in a play t...