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She Loves Me

On the Shelf: Barbara Cook Tells All (and What a Tale!)

Steven Suskin | Posted 06.27.2016 | Books
Steven Suskin

Photo: Andrew Eccles Anyone who has been privileged to hear Barbara Cook in concert or cabaret over the last thirty years is aware that she talks in...

The Laura Benanti Broadway 'Stage Door' Potion

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 06.16.2016 | Arts
Courtney M. Soliday

Before moving on to the next interview topic, Benanti reiterated appreciation for her fans. "I wish I could do more because I genuinely enjoy the interaction ... but I have to prioritize being in the show."

Tony Awards 2016: The Party Edition

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

Well, another Tony Awards is in the record books. Of course this one will forever go down as the Hamiltonys, although the musical did not break or eve...

Stars in the Alley Brings Broadway to People For Free

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

In 2001, back when I was fairly new to being a theater reporter, Clive Barnes reviewed Rosie O'Donnell in Seussical. I was shocked to read this senten...

How Broadway Contributed to Its Own Cell Phone Problem

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.22.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

What confuses me is that producers, theater owners, journalists, etc. are all sharing in this outrage without admitting, even to themselves, they helped create the monster.

What Makes a Good Revival? Thoughts on This Season's Tony Nominees

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.17.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

What makes a good revival? Is it just lovingly recreating an original or a prior revival? Or does it require reinvention? It depends who you ask. Th...

For Laura Benanti, Being A 'Feminist With A Capital F' Has Paid Off

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.16.2016 | Women

If Laura Benanti had her way, everyone would proudly call themselves a feminist. In 2015, Benanti directed her "Nashville" co-star, Connie Britton, an...

Stage Door: She Loves Me, Figaro 90210

Fern Siegel | Posted 03.25.2016 | Arts
Fern Siegel

She Loves Me is not a big, brassy Broadway musical. Based on the play Parfumerie, the revival of the Sixties gem is set in Budapest, 1934. It's a more formal time, and the show champions intimacy and charm.

Thoughts on Broadway's Current and Next Spring

Cara Joy David | Posted 03.24.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

In terms of musicals, there are two that have opened already this spring, the Roundabout revival of She Loves Me and the jukebox musical Disaster!

On the Culture Front: The Effect, She Loves Me, RadioLoveFest, and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.21.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Lucy Prebble's "The Effect" asks both playfully and pointedly, "what's the difference between an emotion we feel organically and one that can be produ...

She Loves Me: How Sweet It Is

Danny Groner | Posted 03.17.2016 | New York
Danny Groner

She Loves Me does more than just ward off the haters; it's a lovely and gentle reminder that Broadway has always packed the same punch and has long been a reliable vehicle for consistent, unwavering beauty.

Aisle View: Musical Candy Box

Steven Suskin | Posted 03.17.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

If you like your shows with glorious music in the air and a dollop of schlag atop the café viennois, you are sure to float away from your visit to She Loves Me on a silver-laced cloud.

Spring Broadway Entry Shuffle Along -- a Revival?

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.24.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

The new release does indeed make the show sound more like a revival with some bonus extras. There are three possible explanations I can think of for this change in slant.

Nothing Could Be Finer Than an Evening With Barbara Cook

George Heymont | Posted 11.03.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Today, many singers who are a fraction of Barbara Cook's age wish they could sing with the wisdom, phrasing, and musical intuition of an artist whose voice has maintained its sweetness and purity for so many years

Twelve Months Til Christmas

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

For most people, the holiday season is over and done with. Christmas decorations have been put back into storage and the tree has been disposed of. But for arts entrepreneurs the situation is quite different.