I LEFT MY HEART’s Relaxed Charm Pays Homage to Tony Bennett

I LEFT MY HEART’s Relaxed Charm Pays Homage to Tony Bennett

Mercury Theater’s I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT incorporates an astounding number of songs into its 80-minute run time.

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Energetic and Enjoyable BODYGUARD Lives Up To Whitney Houston’s Legacy

Energetic and Enjoyable BODYGUARD Lives Up To Whitney Houston’s Legacy

I was skeptical about this production — Whitney Houston’s incomparable voice is near impossible to take on because it commands so much authority and energy.

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HOBO KING Gives a Heartbeat and Voice to Forgotten Homeless Community

HOBO KING Gives a Heartbeat and Voice to Forgotten Homeless Community

HOBO KING calls into question the bully culture of a city’s government and police officers that is bestowed upon an already vulnerable homeless community.

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Top 5 Reasons to See Refuge Theatre’s HIGH FIDELITY

Top 5 Reasons to See Refuge Theatre’s HIGH FIDELITY

In the spirit of the many “Top 5” song lists offered up in Refuge’s HIGH FIDELITY: THE MUSICAL, I present five reasons to see this entertaining, feel-good pop musical production rife with charm and delectable harmonies.

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The SORCERER’S APPRENTICE Highlights the Art of Puppetry

The SORCERER’S APPRENTICE Highlights the Art of Puppetry

Presented by Adventure Stage Theater and performed by Open Eye Figure Theatre from Minnesota, THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE is a show that is based more on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s ominous 18th century poem rather than the FANTASIA vignette most are familiar with.

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Revamped SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Keeps the Good and Cleans up the Bad

Revamped SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Keeps the Good and Cleans up the Bad

In the opening montage of the classic 1977 film SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, an overhead camera soars from Manhattan to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, where we see John Travolta as Tony Manero, strutting the streets, swinging his paint can.

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Lisa Tejero Delivers a Truly Exceptional Performance in WIT

Lisa Tejero Delivers a Truly Exceptional Performance in WIT

Margaret Edson’s 1999 Pulitzer Prize Winner WIT is a bold play, known in theater circles for requiring tremendous bravery from its lead actor.

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GLORIA Is Haunting and Exposing and Darkly Funny

GLORIA Is Haunting and Exposing and Darkly Funny

Disclaimer: You will see yourself in Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’ play, and it will disturb the hell out of you.

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Steep’s EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON Is a Long and Uneven Journey

Steep’s EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON Is a Long and Uneven Journey

Over the course of Mike Bartlett’s three-hour play EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON, now in its U.S. premiere at Steep Theatre Company, he attempts to tackle themes both universal—quite literally atmospheric and cosmological—and personal.

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CYMBELINE, Despite Flaws, Packs a Powerful Punch

CYMBELINE, Despite Flaws, Packs a Powerful Punch

Far wiser writers have comprehensively concluded CYMBELINE is not Shakespeare’s finest work. Thus, with mild trepidation I sat down to watch Strawdog Theatre Companies production.

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