Posts Categorized: Theater

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Last night, I had the chance to check out The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, based on the bestselling book by author Mark Haddon. The New York Times gave it a rave review, so Matt and I jumped at getting tickets. Two words: Go now. Here, my top three reasons to see the… Read more »

Theater Page: Cabaret and Violet

The Tony Award nominations come out today, but I already know my picks for best Broadway musicals this season: Violet and Cabaret, both put on by the Roundabout Theatre Company. Both are revivals, but they’re brand new to me. I had never heard the music for either production, but was instantly hooked—and moved—by both performances. … Read more »

Idina Menzel on Broadway

I’m so excited to go and see Idina Menzel on Broadway this week in her new musical, If/Then. It’s about a woman re-building her life in New York City—and it co-stars Anthony Rapp, making this show a Rent reunion of sorts.  Other than the basic premise, I don’t know much about the play, which is… Read more »

The weekend is here!

Happy Friday, my dearest readers! What do you have planned for the next couple of days off? I’m looking forward to seeing Stage Kiss over at Playwrights Horizons—the reviews are so good! Wishing you a wonderful weekend ahead. Here, to get it started right, a few happy posts from around the web: SJP has a ping… Read more »

Theater Page: Almost, Maine

Have you heard about Almost, Maine? It’s a delightful romantic comedy written by John Cariani and now playing in the West Village at the (fake snow-covered) Gym at Judson. Filled with sweet, mostly 2-person vignettes, the play illustrates the funny, awkward, cheesy, charming, and sometimes heartbreaking parts of love. The four actors in this performance (including the… Read more »