Tag Archives: Off Broadway

Anderson Twins’ “SUMMIT” Celebrates Luminaries of the American Songbook

[Click any photo to enlarge] For the ever-growing Big Apple fan base of the musically gifted young Anderson Twins (Peter & Will), it will come as no surprise that they are now in the midst of another New York triumph … Continue reading

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‘Greater Tuna’ Rendition Takes a Tumble at Crighton

Many years ago in New York I reviewed the opening night of a new musical titled, “The Devil of Delancey Street. I opened my report with these lines: Richard Nixon famously remarked, “I am not a crook!” Let me paraphrase … Continue reading

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Frothy Fun from Off-Broadway’s MARVELOUS WONDERETTES

When Christina Bianco (Missy), Diana Degarmo (Suzy), Jenna Leigh Green (Cindy Lou), and Sally Schwab (Betty Jean) come bouncing onto the stage of Off-Broadway’s intimate 100-seat Kirk Theatre at 42nd Street’s Theatre Row, their infectious and joyful energy quickly lights … Continue reading

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Twin Pleasures for Jazz Greats Basie & Ellington

For those of us fortunate enough to have become familiar with the brilliant musical talents of the Anderson Twins (via their previous successes with Le Jazz Hot and Those Fabulous Dorseys at New York’s 59E59 Theaters), the new delights of … Continue reading

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Cheerful ALICE is a Mixed Bag at Texas Rep

I always enjoy it when my trips to Texas coincide with scheduled productions of the Texas Repertory Theatre. The company’s current cheerful offering of Joan Micklin Silver & Julianne Boyd’s 1983 musical revue, A, MY NAME IS ALICE, while not … Continue reading

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KINKY BOOTS Are Kickin’ in Houston

It is a bit of a fairy tale in its own right, and that may be the source of the joy that now spreads across the theatrical world leaving smiles on the faces of everyone it touches. I refer, of … Continue reading

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A Jazz Age Returns with CAFÉ SOCIETY SWING

New York’s legendary Café Society nightclub debuted in the Greenwich Village of the late 1930’s. For many years that followed it would be the Mecca for many African American jazz greats who would pass into legend themselves. Club founder, Barney … Continue reading

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