Category: Off-Broadway
Sex, Lies, and '90s Hits
By RAVEN SNOOK
Tuesday, December 19, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Dec 19, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How the cult film Cruel Intentions became a jukebox musical --- When the live onstage band at (le) Poisson Rouge starts playing the opening strains of "Bittersweet Symphony" by the Verve, all the millennials in the audience go wild. That's not just because it signals the start of Cruel Intentions: The Musical, based on the 1999 movie of the same...
Working Their Way Back to You
By GAVIN WHITEHEAD
Thursday, December 14, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Dec 14, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Why Jersey Boys may work even better Off-Broadway --- An 11-year run on Broadway is a rare accomplishment, yet when Jersey Boys closed in January after more than 4,500 performances, it felt premature. The Tony-winning bio-musical about the Four Seasons was still attracting respectable crowds and its loss was definitely felt -- especially by the legendary...
What Do You Know About Black Cowboys?
By REGINA ROBBINS
Tuesday, December 12, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Dec 12, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How a new musical is helping to correct a whitewashed history --- The phrase "crossing the river" has a special meaning for African Americans. Variations on this saying appear in many Negro spirituals, usually referring to the River Jordan which, according to the Old Testament, made way for the Israelites to cross over to the Promised Land. For slaves...
A Musical About Robert Moses?
By BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON
Monday, December 11, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Mon Dec 11, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Why a rocker was inspired to pen a bio show about the polarizing urban planner --- If Peter Galperin hadn't moved to New York, he would have never written Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses, a bio musical about the controversial master builder who reshaped the metropolitan area in the 20th century. "I first came across Moses's name on a highway...
Take Two for a Middle-Aged Cindy Lou Who
By RAVEN SNOOK
Monday, December 11, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Dec 11, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
The long way to Off-Broadway for Who's Holiday! --- Playwright Matthew Lombardo was relaxing on a Fort Lauderdale beach with his longtime friend, director Rob Ruggiero, when the idea for Who's Holiday! was hatched. Ruggiero asked Lombardo if he would pen a playlet for Christmas on the Rocks, an anthology of satirical shorts featuring twisted versions...
How Much of Their Marriage Do They Put Onstage?
By FRANK RIZZO
Tuesday, December 05, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Dec 5, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
The Bengsons share their musical memoir at New York Theatre Workshop --- Marriage can be difficult, and spouses who want to parse the ups and downs of their romance sound destined for a therapist's couch, not the stage. But singer-songwriters Shaun and Abigail Bengson, who lead the quirky indie folk-rock group the Bengsons, aren't conventional, and...
When Tribes Ruled the Streets
By ELIZA BENT
Thursday, November 30, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Nov 30, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Playwright Seth Zvi Rosenfeld revisits the NYC of his youth with Downtown Race Riot --- Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's vividly remembers the 1976 rampage in Washington Square Park that inspired his new drama Downtown Race Riot, currently running at Off-Broadway's Pershing Square Signature Center. "I was 14 and had a lot of friends who went to school downtown,"...
He's Playing Another Russian Jew But Not Singing This Time
By DAVID COTE
Tuesday, November 28, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Nov 28, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Danny Burstein portrays doomed Soviet author Isaac Babel in Describe the Night --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing series on actors and how they create their roles The opening scene of Rajiv Joseph's history-inspired drama Describe the Night takes place in 1920, as the young writer Isaac Babel travels through Soviet-occupied Poland...
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