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Mothers and Sons at the Golden: Terrence McNally Makes History

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Strident, a woman with whom to reckon, Tyne Daly's Katharine Gerard is a force of nature. Encased in fur, she's the refrigerator-sized iceberg in Terr...

Not Happily Ever After All - A Feminist Response to 'Into the Woods'

Carey Purcell | Posted 10.14.2012 | Arts
Carey Purcell

The Public Theater's revival of Into the Woods is a muddled and confusing show that seems to have gotten lost along the way to its goal, just like many of its characters.

Can She Sing? Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues at Bay Street and Into the Woods at the Delacorte

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.12.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

The woods are dark and deep, and rife with loss, chance encounter, menace and mischief in the revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Into the Woods, well staged amidst the foliage at Central Park's Delacorte Theater.

Theater: Bring It On Doesn't; Into The Woods Loses Its Way

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The cast includes the great Donna Murphy as the Witch, the talented Denis O'Hare as the Baker and Hollywood's Amy Adams venturing onto the stage as his wife. What could go wrong? Quite a bit actually.

Movie Review: Dark Horse

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Todd Solondz's films are like tests: At what point does the human quality of Abe's suffering -- as he undergoes a cascade of misfortune -- overtake your distaste for him as a person and push you to feel empathy?

Lullabies by Broadway's Best

Andy Propst | Posted 07.24.2012 | Parents
Andy Propst

Imagine you could gather Tony Award winners at your child's bedside to sing him or her to sleep. What if these artists were there to perform original lullabies by Stephen Sondheim?

Review: Tangled (VIDEO)

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

Check out our video review of Disney's 50th animated film. We talk hair, a musical episode of Chuck and whether or not this will make musical theater history.

Movie Review: Tangled

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disney's new film Tangled -- the studio's fiftieth animated feature -- manages to be romantic, musical, moving -- and outstandingly funny. Don't skip it simply because it's made in computer-animated 3D.

First Nighter: Thoroughly Entertaining Sutton Foster

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

If you had to pinpoint the leading leading-lady in musicals today, you'd have to say there's no contest: It's Sutton Foster.

First-Nighter: Anyone Can Whistle Those Great Stephen Sondheim Melodies

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

In song-writing, where success is ideally a matter of fifty percent lyrics and fifty percent music, Stephen Sondheim almost always achieves the delicate balance.

Bernadette Peters, Broadway Divas And The NY Philharmonic Celebrate Sondheim's 80th Birthday

AP | MICHAEL KUCHWARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The ladies in red brought down the house. Six Broadway divas, spanning several generations of musical theater, pretty much tore up L...