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KID VICTORY Review Quotes

February 24, 2017

"THE MOST EXCITING NEW MUSICAL OF THE SEASON!

Contemporary, relevant, and brave. Let's hear it for John Kander: The legendary Broadway

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INDECENT Review Quotes

May 20, 2016

"CRITICS' PICK!

TERRIFIC! A POWERFUL NEW PLAY.

This superbly realized production sheds an eye-opening light on a little known time." - Charles

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DOT Review Quotes

February 26, 2016

"CRITICS' PICK!

UPROARIOUSLY FUNNY! DEEPLY MOVING!

A thoroughly entertaining comedy-drama, an impressive advance for Colman Domingo. Dotty is played with glowing warmth

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GIGANTIC Review Quotes

December 7, 2015

"SEE IT! 'GIGANTIC' IS HILARIOUS!

This feisty show will please fans. Matthew Berger and Randy Blair’s score is a bubbly throwback t

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GLORIA Review Quotes

June 25, 2015

CRITICS' PICK!
"A WHIP-SMART SATIRE! A SHARP-TOOTHED COMIC DRAMA WITH A WHOLE LOT TO SAY!

‘Gloria’ is to the New Yor

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BROOKLYNITE Review Quotes

February 26, 2015

"'BROOKLYNITE' IS A GOOFILY ENDEARING, SLYLY FUNNY NEW MUSICAL!

Peter Lerman’s songs are infectious. The performers embrace their characters with g

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BILLY & RAY review quotes

November 13, 2014

"A smartly humorous, suspenseful production!”

-Jennifer Farrar, Associated Press

“A highly amusing, highly polished comedy!”

-David Finkle, Huffington Post

“The ever-reliable Larry Pine, lately of “Cas

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TOO MUCH SUN Review Quotes

May 19, 2014

“CRITICS’ PICK! AN UNCONDITIONAL TREAT! LINDA LAVIN IS AT THE VERY TOP OF HER GAME! SHE IS REMARKABLE.

Jennifer Westfeldt is ter

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ARLINGTON Review Quotes

March 3, 2014

“SARA JANE IS FLAWLESSLY PORTRAYED BY THE GIFTED SINGER ALEXANDRA SILBER!

Ms. Pen’s carefully written but unobtrusive music, and Mr. Lodato’s well-

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THE LANDING Review Quotes

October 24, 2013

“ELEGANT AND POIGNANT!

Fans of Mr. Kander will certainly appreciate hearing this old master elicit increasingly complex feelings from what at f

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SOMEWHERE FUN Review Quotes

June 5, 2013

“IF YOU CARE ABOUT THEATRE THAT STRETCHES THE IMAGINATION, GO SEE THIS REMARKABLE PLAY!

★★★★ Constantly surprises and stimulates. Director Anne Kauffman's productio

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The North Pool Review Quotes

April 18, 2013

“ENGROSSING! SPLENDID AND MOVING.

Babak Tafti makes an auspicious New York stage debut as Khadim. Giovanna Sardelli has helmed this one n

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CHECKERS Review Quotes

November 1, 2012

“IN THIS YEAR OF ELECTORAL AMBIVALENCE, AN UNLIKELY CANDIDATE TO ROOT FOR HAS ARISEN IN NEW YORK. THE RELEVANCE OF 'CHECKERS' I

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NOW.HERE.THIS. Review Quotes

March 8, 2012

"GOOD NEWS! NOW. HERE. THIS. IS ENDEARINGLY GOOFY AND ADORABLE!

The lovable gang from ‘title of show’ is back. A blend of goo

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OUTSIDE PEOPLE Review Quotes

December 22, 2011

“AN ENGAGING AND SMART COMEDY OF MANNERS!

Achingly true. Benefits from assured performances, with Li Jun Li especially touching as Xiao M

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THE LYONS Review Quotes

September 22, 2011

"NICKY SILVER'S BEST PLAY IN 16 YEARS!

Hilariously frank, clear-sighted, compassionate and forgiving. A metamorphic magic imbues The Lyons. Fluidly directed

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PICKED Review Quotes

April 7, 2011

“INTRIGUING, SLEEK, HANDSOME AND WELL-ACTED!

Michael Stahl-David gives a brilliantly natural performance.”

-Joe Dziemianowicz, Daily News

“A HEADY, WELL-WRITTEN NEW PLAY!

Director Michael Wilson does

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INTERVIEWING THE AUDIENCE Review Quotes

February 4, 2011

"REMARKABLE!  A FASCINATING, SPONTANEOUSLY CREATED PRODUCTION.

A one-of-a-kind theatre performance!

-Jennifer Farrar, Associated Press

"THEATRE IN ITS PUREST FORM! INCREDIBLY MOVING!

‘Interviewing the Audience’ shar

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MIDDLETOWN Review Quotes

October 14, 2010

“RICHLY ENGAGING AND SATISFYINGLY THEATRICAL, WITH HEART AND HUMOR.

A modern-day equivalent to Thornton Wilder’s OUR TOWN.”

-Andy Propst, TheaterMania

"AN EXCELLENT AND AFFEC

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THE METAL CHILDREN Review Quotes

May 6, 2010

“COMPELLING!

Billy Crudup is excellent."

-John Lahr, The New Yorker

"ADAM RAPP'S MOST AMBITIOUS WORK YET! SHARPLY FUNNY, BRAVE AND WHOLLY LIKEABLE!"

-Elisabeth Vincentelli, N

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THE BURNT PART BOYS Review Quotes

April 30, 2010

"A GENUINE TREAT! AN AMBITIOUS, BRACING COMING-OF-AGE NEW MUSICAL

with rich songs, beautiful singing and a smoky bluegrass score.

-Michael Sommers, New

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THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Review Quotes

February 13, 2010

"FOUR STARS!

Susan Stroman is in her top form here - the company of actors is extraordinary, with RAZOR SHARP DANCING,

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A BOY AND HIS SOUL Review Quotes

September 10, 2009

"WONDERFUL!

THEATRICAL GOLD!

Great humor and warmth, and stirringly poignant. A tour de force! A play with so much heart...and soul.”

Roma Torre, N

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THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY Review Quotes

February 4, 2009

“WICKED SMART! REMARKABLE!

Laughter turns to slack-jawed astonishment.”

-Marilyn Stasio, Variety

“AN ENGAGING, INQUISITIVE AND MOVING WORK OF THEATRE!”

-Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

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WIG OUT! Review Quotes

September 12, 2008

"‘WIG OUT!’ IS A GUTSY, PULSING NEW PLAY

by the astonishing young dramatist Tarell Alvin McCraney! A thorough and original anatomy of

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GOD'S EAR Review Quotes

April 9, 2008

"Tremendous.

What is revolutionary is Schwartz's ability to make linguistic gamesmanship into something profoundly moving."

-Helen Shaw, Time Out New York

"A playwright

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THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND... Review Quotes

January 26, 2008

"HYPNOTIZING! REAL ENCHANTMENT!

Slug Bearers is an answered prayer for anyone who dreams of crossing into a completely sustained alternative reality,

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THE PIANO TEACHER Review Quotes

November 1, 2007

"A HAUNTING PLAY BY A GIFTED YOUNG PLAYWRIGHT!

-Linda Winer, Newsday

"A RIVETING NIGHT AT THE THEATRE

  A spellbinding performance by Elizabeth

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MARY ROSE Review Quotes

February 2, 2007

"TOUCHING.

Its flourishes of humor still seem fresh...The play itself shines brightest of all."

- Erin McClam, Associated Press

 "ELEGANTLY PLOTTED GHOST STORY

WITH

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AMERICAN FIESTA Review Quotes

April 15, 2007

"A RICH AND DELIGHTFUL 80 MINUTES

An open-hearted, quick witted little solo... Tomlinson has the rangy charm of John Lithgow"

- Linda

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THE INTERNATIONALIST Review Quotes

October 21, 2006

"HILARIOUS!

A crisp, insightful, ruefully funny joy ride!"

- John Habich, Newsday

"BRAVO!

A wryly articulate thriller-comedy. Fiercely imaginative!"

- David Cote, Time Out NY

"A

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STOPPING TRAFFIC Review Quotes

May 25, 2006

"ENGAGING! STRIKING!

Affecting and entertaining one-woman show... The performer is frank and funny."

- Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press

"ENTERTAINING! ENDEARING.

...In fine form."

- Anita

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[TITLE OF SHOW] Review Quotes

February 16, 2006

"BRACINGLY CLEVER WRITING.

A clever meta-musical!"

- Brian Scott Lipton, TheaterMania

"COMPELLING!

Mr. Bowen's lyrics are wise and warm...Crystalline direction."

- Eric Grode, The New

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MIRACLE BROTHERS Review Quotes

August 27, 2005

"EXOTIC! SEXY! ATTRACTIVE!

The score is filled with infectious Brazilian-inflected rhythms."

- David A. Rosenberg, Backstage.com

"MIRACLE BROTHERS has the immense potential to

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