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First Nighter: London Consumer Report on "Sweet Bird," "Merrily," Worthwhile Others

David Finkle | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

By 1959 when Tennessee Williams got around to presenting Sweet Bird of Youth on Broadway, as directed by Elia Kazan and starring Geraldine Page and Pa...

First Nighter: Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along Does and Doesn't

David Finkle | Posted 04.19.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Ever since the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth-Harold Prince Merrily We Roll Along opened in 1981, rolling along merrily is one thing it hasn't done.

First Nighter: From Scott Siegel's "Broadway Rising Stars" Some Will Rise, Some Fall, But Which?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

There's something intrinsically, irrefutably wonderful about the "Broadway Rising Stars" evening but predicting which of these kids will make it here and, by extrapolation, anywhere is a fool's game.