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Love Redux: Follies Extended Three Weeks at the Marquis Theater

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Both definitions of Follies -- a musical review and a foolish action -- fit this revival of the Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman musical ab...

Stage Door: Follies, Dally With The Devil

Fern Siegel | Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The revival of Follies is perfection. One of Stephen Sondheim's most moving scores, it features two remarkable stars -- Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell -- and an extraordinary musical meditation on longing and regret.

First Nighter: "Follies" 2011 a Smash Hit

David Finkle | Posted 11.13.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

In a theater-going era when anything with assumed marquee value is trussed up for consumer consumption, it's a treat to recall something that -- for the abundance of high-quality theater craft it contains -- truly deserves enthusiastic applause.

Stage Door: The Shoemaker, Victory

Fern Siegel | Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Incorporating traumatic events on stage is tricky. In the case of The Shoemaker at the Acorn Theater, it's handled with care.

Theater: "Driving Miss Daisy" Sputters, "Wings" Doesn't Soar

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Enough cliches in that headline for you? Here are my impressions of two revivals: one Broadway and one Off. DRIVING MISS DAISY ** out of **** Golde...

Stage Door: Lend Me A Tenor, Red

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Lend Me A Tenor has several pluses and lots of funny moments, but the revival at the Music Box fails to hit the high notes.