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.

  • Wicked
    Gershwin Theatre
    There have been moments in the history of musical theater when, like a twister, the sheer talent and whirling spectacle of a production have flattened any negative criticism that stood to get in its...
  • Wig Out!
    What the press had to say..... "New play by the astonishing young dramatist Tarell Alvin McCraney..., Gutsy, pulsing portrait of uptown drag queens and the men who love them"Ben BrantleyNew York...
  • Wild Animals You Should Know
    What the popular press said... "Undercooked new comedy. ... Meant to be a black comedy, it achieves only a gummy, sticky licoricelike blackness."Ben Brantley for New York Times "Be prepared to be...
  • Wildflower
    What the press had to say..... "a wilted, stilted comedy.Leonard JacobsBack Stage "On the whole, Kaplan's (playwright) capper is such a provocative one that it's impossible not to recommend "...
  • WISHFUL DRINKING
    What the popular press said... BEN BRANTLEY for NEW YORK TIMES says, "You’re going to like it. A lot." JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ for NEW YORK DAILY says, "With Fisher's winning wit and gift for gab you're...
  • Wit
    It feels odd to recommend a play where the character dies and we know that before we enter the theatre. (Come to think of it we do that all the time with Shakespeare….) Nevertheless, get thee to this...
  • Wittenberg
    Review by Tulis McCall (21 Mar 2011) On October 31, 1517, Luther nailed his 95 theses against the selling of indulgences at the door of the All Saints', the Castle Church, marking the beginning of...
  • Wolf Hall: Parts 1 and 2
    Review by Michael Hillyer 14 April 2015 Spring has finally snuck into New York, and nipping at its heels is Wolf Hall in a double–whammy arrival; on television in an eye-popping PBS Masterpiece...
  • Woman Before A Glass
    Review by Polly Wittenberg The last time we saw Mercedes Ruehl on Broadway in Edward Albee�s 'Who is Sylvia?', she was a suburban housewife whose life went askew when her husband fell in love with...
  • Woman In White
    (Please note, this is a review of the London Production of 'The Woman In White'. This production is to be re-created on Broadway in the fall of 2005.) Click here for more details of the Broadway...

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