Category Archives: Broadway

In Spite of the Crisis, Broadway Bows to “The King” Once More

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” On this National Day of Prayer, please allow me to answer one prayer of my own, that this pandemic crisis currently circling the globe would not forever silence ThePeoplesCritic.com. Let me first … Continue reading

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An Icy and Magical Wonderland in Class Act’s FROZEN

  [Special Thanks to Class Act’s  Kristi Tabor for the photo above, and for the six additional new cast photos we now include at the end of this report. Click any photo to enlarge.] By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The … Continue reading

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Swing Into Spring with BROADWAY AT THE BOX!

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” It seems that each year at this time I am confronted with the daunting task of trying to summarize the countless delights of the MUSIC BOX THEATER’S latest creative tribute to Broadway … Continue reading

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TUTS Offers an Unusual Trip with Its Tropical “ISLAND”

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [Click any photo to enlarge] I don’t usually assign my readers “homework” in advance of seeing a show, but it seems appropriate in connection with Theater Under the Stars’ current offering of … Continue reading

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Crighton’s Pleasant “MILLIE” Avoids Near Calamity

                      By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [Click any photo to enlarge] It was not your normal Saturday night at the beautiful Crighton Theater last weekend in downtown Conroe, Texas. As might be expected, the current Broadway musical … Continue reading

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A Complex SPRING AWAKENING from TUTS

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” Let’s be clear right out of the box. The current offering from Houston’s Theater Under the Stars is NOT your grandma’s Broadway musical. For all of its theatrical dimensions and explorations of … Continue reading

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Electrifying CHORUS LINE Rocks the Room at TUTS

    By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [All photos of this current TUTS production of A Chorus Line by MELISSA TAYOR] ***Click Any Photo to Enlarge*** By way of full disclosure, let me first declare that the … Continue reading

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Swinging SATCHMO Celebration from Anderson Twins & Friends

BY DAVID DOW BENTLEY III    “The People’s Critic” It seems to be becoming an annual musical celebration of the end summer as brilliant jazz musicians, Peter and Will Anderson, hold forth at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre in Manhattan’s Symphony … Continue reading

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RAGTIME is a Mystical Work of Art from TUTS

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [All Photos by Melissa Taylor. Click any photo to enlarge] I recall back when I first became curious about the musical, RAGTIME, I was astonished upon locating a synopsis of the plot, … Continue reading

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Stage Right’s DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Arrives at Crighton Theatre

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” [All Photos by Dave Clements/DWC Photography*  Click any photo to enlarge] The wonderful Stage Right Players, resident company of the exquisite Crighton Theatre in Conroe, Texas, is well known for its many … Continue reading

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