A boatload of laughs.
Playing with Shakespeare, in the Park and on Broadway.
Wave goodbye to Chita on Broadway.
The British have come.
Hate-watching Jesse Eisenberg.
Hamilton wins big at the 60th annual event.
Hugh Jackman guts a fish as audiences go wild for him and other stars on Broadway.
The Invisible Hand and more confront theatregoers Off Broadway.
John Lithgow reigns in Central Park.
You go. girl.
A season of movies into musicals ends like gangbusters.
A feast of fine acting on and Off Broadway this season.
Musicals on and Off Broadway this summer.
At the theatre, at the movies, and on CD and Blu-ray, too.
Broadway puts its best Boots forward.
“Get me rewrite!” says Tom Hanks, as the winners are announced.
Holland Taylor calls upon Ann Richards in her one-person show.
Clive. And, for the kids, a very naughty Bunnicula.
And Martin McDonagh’s Seven Psychopaths.
An Odets revival scores a TKO on Broadway.
Does Al Pacino get a Cadillac for the Mamet revival? Or…steak knives?
Jake Gyllenhaal is thrilled to see Popdose cover theatuh again.
But the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera sure did.
Molly Marinik reviews Roundabout’s newest off Broadway production, Sons of the Prophet. Bottom Line: sweet, funny, touching, and really pretty depressing.
Molly Marinik reviews The Amoralists’s HOTEL/MOTEL: a site-specific, intimate night of theatre that includes full length plays by Derek Ahonen and Adam Rapp.
Bob Cashill: He loves the original Gershwin production, but — as he makes clear here — is less than thrilled with a revised version heading to Broadway. Much less. Makes for interesting reading; is he right to prejudge? Brian Boone: Yes. Sondheim can do whatever the hell he wants. Bob: Sure, he can do it — we can all do it — but it seems, well, not terribly collegial, even if it is better reasoned than your average Internet nyah-nyah post. I mean, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy may be my favorite Le Carre book and film/TV adaptation, but I’m not going ballastic (just yet) on the forthcoming two-hour movie. Robin Monica Alexander: He’s said in the past that Porgy and Bess is his favorite musical. Dave Lifton: This has the full text of Sondheim’s letter, which is even more cutting. I’m not familiar enough with Porgy & Bess to say whether the changes will improve or hurt the show, but it strikes me as egotistical on the part of the new creative team. “Yeah, it …
Molly Marinik reviews Nilaja Sun’s brilliant solo show about America’s public school system, now back in New York off Broadway at the Barrow Street Theatre.
Molly Marinik reviews Cradle and All, Daniel Goldfarb’s new play about the ups and downs of parenthood from two very different perspectives.
It’s nearly time for the 2011 Tony Awards! And if a whopping 7 million people watched the awards last year, surely there are a dozen Popdose readers who care! Right? Molly Marinik shares her picks for Broadway’s top prize.
Stephen Adly Guirgis’s new play, The Motherf**ker With the Hat, is hilarious, and Bobby Cannavalae shines as its dejected hero. Read Molly Marinik’s review at popdose.com.