New York Theatre Reviews Archive

Browse through our New York Theatre Guide Reviews Archive, where our thoughts on both past Broadway and off-Broadway shows alike have now been immortalized.

  • 17 Orchard Point
    Review by C.C. Garson The literal kitchen sink in the meticulously detailed set onstage at the Beckett Theatre is an important location in this “kitchen sink” drama. I won’t reveal what takes place...
  • 1984
    Review by Casey Curtis July 7, 2017 There are moments in the play 1984 where you will be fascinated — in horrified awe of the brilliance of George Orwell’s prescient vision of the future. The future...
  • 3 Kinds of Exile
    What the heck was that? This is the question that my theatre companion and I kept tossing back and forth as we walked to the subway after seeing this production. After ruminating over this, I guess I...
  • 33 Variations
    This is what everyone is going to say at intermission of 33 Variations, and in this order. �She looks fabulous.� �How old is she?� �Oh my God � the set!� This is what they will say...
  • 4000 Miles
    (Review by Tulis McCall) Vera Joseph (Mary Louise Wilson) is a woman in her 90’s living in a walk-up apartment somewhere near Chelsea. Her balance is off, she can’t hear so well, she forgets her...
  • 4000 Miles
    Review by Tulis McCall Get this. Amy Herzog has written a play with a female character over 30 years old. No kidding. Way over 30 years old. Try late 80’s. Hokey Smokes!!! There was a wonderful...
  • 42nd Street
    Songs by Al Dubin & Harry Warren, Book by Michael Stewart & Mark BrambleChoreography by Randy Skinner (recreating original choreography by Skinner and Gower Champion)Directed by Mark Bramble...
  • 9 to 5: The Musical
    How surprised was I? I A-D-O-R-E-D this show. Okay, so the story of women working in an office in 1979 and being asked to make the coffee and be the maid � which they are still being asked to do,...
  • A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE
    Review by Tulis McCall 5 Mar 2010 This is a love letter to Christopher Walken sent c/o Martin McDonagh. Plain and simple. Walken always gives me the impression that he is speaking in metaphors. Like...
  • A Better Place
    Review by Kathleen Campion 17 May 2016 The young staff that manages the crowd at the Duke is remarkably solicitous. They smile, they chat, they take care of you, and they give the place the feel of a...

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