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Theatre Is Easy: “From Up Here”

BOTTOM LINE: An interesting story with realistic characters in compelling relationships. It’s also laugh-out-loud funny and socially...

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Theatre Is Easy: The “Jersey Boys” Phenomenon

The other day I saw Jersey Boys, a Broadway musical unlike any other I’ve seen before. It’s not that the show itself was that...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Almost an Evening”

BOTTOM LINE: One Coen brother behind the curtain is a lot like two Coen brothers behind the camera. Glorious! Almost an Evening is written...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Crimes of the Heart”

BOTTOM LINE: It’s a chick flick on stage, so dudes might not be interested. A good choice for a girls’ night out. Crimes of the...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Adding Machine”

BOTTOM LINE: A beautiful and well-conceived macabre musical — nontraditional, for sure, but imaginative and quirky. For those who...

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Theatre Is Easy: Best Bets, March 2008

The spring theatre season is officially under way! We now present our top picks for all of your March New York theatre needs (click on a...

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Theatre Is Easy: “In the Heights”

BOTTOM LINE: In the Heights is the first musical I’ve seen in a long time that has something for everyone. It’s original and...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Passing Strange”

BOTTOM LINE: An avant-garde new musical for artists, by artists. It’s quite inventive and touching, but maybe too “out...

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Theatre Is Easy: Eddie Izzard

BOTTOM LINE: British humor — I mean, humour — at its finest. Okay, you caught me — Eddie Izzard is a comedian and...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Sunday in the Park With George”

BOTTOM LINE: Not Sondheim’s best work, but a really beautiful revival of a really beautiful musical based on the life of French...

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Theatre Is Easy: Best Bets, February 2008

Welcome to Best Bets, your ultimate theatre resource from Popdose and theatreiseasy.com. Let us save you time and provide you with...

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Theatre Is Easy: “Next to Normal”

BOTTOM LINE: An uninspired story with mediocre music; a few decent moments and a talented cast keep it from being a total bust; only...

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Theatre Is Easy: “The 39 Steps”

BOTTOM LINE: Worth seeing because the production is so imaginative and unique, and also because the cast is incredible. It’s a fun...

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Theatre Is Easy: “August: Osage County”

BOTTOM LINE: It’s as good as the hype: the story and characters are totally compelling. Highly recommended for anyone who likes smart...