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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THREE HOUSES, Alike in Lush Musical Dignity— Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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May 21, 2024

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Three Houses by Dave Malloy and directed by Annie Tippe at Signature Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE LONELY FEW; The Many Songs — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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May 20, 2024

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of The Lonely Few at MCC Theater by Zoe Sarnak and Rachel Bonds starring Lauren Patten and Taylor Iman Jones.

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Broadway
Reviews

Rachel McAdams Triumphs in MARY JANE — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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April 23, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of Mary Jane by Amy Herzog and starring Rachel McAdams at Manhattan Theatre Club in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

PATRIOTS Has No Flag to Raise — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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April 22, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of Patriots by Peter Morgan and directed by Rupert Goold, starring Michael Stuhlbarg.

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Broadway
Reviews

Alicia Keys Charts Broadway Beginnings in HELL’S KITCHEN — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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April 20, 2024

Theatrely's review of Alicia Keys new musical Hell's Kitchen starring Maleah Joi Moon and Shoshana Bean. The show is now in performance at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

THE WIZ Makes It Way Back Home To Broadway — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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April 17, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Wiz now in performance at the Marriott Marquis Theatre in New York City. Starring Wayne Brady, Nichelle Lewis and Deborah Cox, the musical which was adapted by Amber Ruffin and directed by Schele Williams.

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Regional
Reviews

GUN & POWDER Shoots Straight — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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April 15, 2024

Theatrely's regional review of Gun & Powder at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Written by Angelica Chéri and composer Ross Baum, the musical is directed by Stevie Walker-Webb and stars Ciara Renée and Liisi LaFontaine.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Love, Lust, and Loneliness in BATHHOUSE.PPTX — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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April 2, 2024

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Bathhouse.pptx by Jesús I. Valles and directed by Chay Yew

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Broadway
Reviews

APPROPRIATE: A Deeply American Masterpiece — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 29, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of Appropriate written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and starring Sarah Paulson, Corey Stoll, and Ella Beatty

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Broadway
Reviews

THE WHO’S TOMMY Electrifies — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 28, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Who's Tommy from Pete Townshend from The Who in the 30th anniversary production directed by Des McAnuff and starring Ali Louis Bourzgui at the Nederlander Theatre in New York City

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Broadway
Reviews

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Flies To Broadway — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 21, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of Water for Elephants at the Imperial Theater in New York City by by PigPen and starring Grant Gustin and Isabelle McCalla

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Broadway
Reviews

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE: Watered Down, Liquored Up — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 18, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People starring Jeremy Strong, directed by Sam Gold and adapted by Amy Herzog

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Broadway
Reviews

THE NOTEBOOK Brings Heartfelt Passion To Broadway — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 14, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Notebook, adapted from Nicholas Sparks' novel by Bekah Brunstetter with music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE EFFECT Loses Its Cause — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 14, 2024

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of The Effect by Lucy Prebble and directed by Jamie Lloyd at The Shed in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

DEAD OUTLAW Outsmarts Life After Death — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 11, 2024

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Dead Outlaw at Audible's Minetta Lane Theatre.

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Broadway
Reviews

A Soul-Shaking Amy Ryan in DOUBT — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 7, 2024

Theatrely's review of Doubt on Broadway.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE ALLY Tackles The Conflict — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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February 27, 2024

Theatrely's review of Itamar Moses' The Ally at the Public Theater.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE SEVEN YEAR DISAPPEAR: A Woman’s Art World — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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February 27, 2024

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of The Seven Year Disappear starring Cynthia Nixon and Taylor Trensch.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE HUNT Misses Its Target — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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February 25, 2024

Theatrely's review of The Hunt Off-Broadway.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

OH, MARY! A First-Rate First Lady Campsterpiece — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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February 8, 2024

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Oh, Mary! starring and written by Cole Escola and directed by Sam Pinkleton.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE CONNECTOR Connects Fun, Wobbly Dots — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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February 6, 2024

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of The Connector from Jason Robert Brown, Daisy Prince and Jonathan Marc Sherman, starring Scott Bakula, Hannah Cruz, and Ben Levi Ross at MCC Theater in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

JONAH: Dreams of Desire — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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February 1, 2024

Theatrely's review of Rachel Bonds' Jonah.

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Broadway
Reviews

DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES; Two People (Sumptuously) Stranded at Sea — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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January 28, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of Days of Wine and Roses from Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel, starring Kelli O'Hara and Brian d'Arcy James.

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Off-Broadway

2024 Under the Radar Festival Report

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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January 16, 2024

Theatrely's Off Broadway review of the Under the Radar Festival

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB's Rhythm of Life - Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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December 13, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Buena Vista Social Club, the new musical at the Atlantic Theatre in New York City

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Broadway
Reviews

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Boogies Onto Broadway — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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December 11, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of How To Dance In Ohio at the Belasco Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Guerrilla Filmmaking in SPAIN — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 30, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Spain at Second Stage Theatre written by Jen Silverman and directed by Tyne Rafaeli starring Andrew Burnap and Marin Ireland.

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Broadway
Reviews

The SPAMALOT You Know And Love Is Back On Broadway — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 16, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of Spamalot starring Leslie Kritzer, Ethan Slater, and more now in performance at the St. James Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

SCENE PARTNERS; Just Out of Focus — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 16, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Scene Partners starring Dianne Wiest and written by John Caswell Jr. The play is now in performance at the Vineyard Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

WAITING FOR GODOT on an Endless, Aimless Road — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 16, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Waiting For Godot starring Michael Shannon and Paul Sparks. The play is now in performance at Theatre for a New Audience in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA; Christopher Abbott and Aubrey Plaza Circle Moonlit Waters — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 14, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Danny and the Deep Blue Seat starring Aubrey Plaza and Christopher Abbott, written by John Patrick Shanley

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Broadway
Reviews

I NEED THAT Hoards Up Drama — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 2, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway Review of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck and starring Ray Anythony Thomas, Lucy DeVito and Danny DeVito at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE: Alright Material, Great Value — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 31, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of I Can Get It For You Wholesale at Classic Stage Company in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

STEREOPHONIC Hits All the Right Notes on Every Channel — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 29, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Stereophonic by David Adjmi and directed by Daniel Aukin at Playwrights Horizons in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

HERE WE ARE; There They Go — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 27, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Stephen Sondheim's final musical Here We Are which is now in performance at The Shed in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! Reunites Rannells and Gad — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 12, 2023

Theatrely's review of the new Broadway musical Gutenberg! The Musical.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

MARY GETS HERS Gets It Right — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 4, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Mary Gets Hers by Emma Horwitz from The Playwrights Realm

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Broadway
Reviews

JAJA’S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING an Unbridled Joy — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 3, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of Jaja's African Hair Braiding by Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Whitney White.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

SWING STATE Finds Perfect Drama In Shaky Territory — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

September 17, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Swing State by Rebecca Gilman and directed by Robert Falls at Audible's Minetta Lane Theatre.

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Off-Broadway
Features

Marcia Cross: Back On Stage

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

August 28, 2023

Marcia Cross returns to the New York stage in Pay The Writer Off-Broadway.

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Broadway
Reviews

EL MAGO POP Makes You Believe In Magic Again — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

August 20, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway Review of El Mago Pop, a new magic show on Broadway from magician Antonio Díaz, now in performance at the Barrymore Theatre in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

THE SHARK IS BROKEN Bites Mechanically — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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August 10, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Shark Is Broken by Ian Shaw and Joesph Nixon about the making of the films Jaws. Besides Shaw, the play features Colin Donnell and Alex Brightman.

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Broadway
Reviews

THE COTTAGE, A Charming Broadway Comedy — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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July 24, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Cottage by Sandy Rustin, and directed by Jason Alexander in New York City. The comedy stars Eric McCormack, Laura Bell Bundy, Lilli Cooper, Alex Moffat, Dana Steingold, and Nehal Joshi.

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Broadway
Reviews

HERE LIES LOVE Still Shines and Shimmies — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

July 20, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of Here Lies Love by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, directed by Alex Timbers. The musical is now in performance at the Broadway Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

A Soaring, Gorgeous THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

June 23, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of The Light In The Piazza by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel which is now at City Center's Encores starring Ruthie Ann Miles and Anna Zavelson in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME Crowns a Pop Princess — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

June 22, 2023

Once Upon a One More Time is now open on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre.

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Broadway
Reviews

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, It’s Up to You — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

April 26, 2023

New York, New York is now open on Broadway at the St. James Theatre.

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Broadway
Reviews

Pleasant Reminiscing in SUMMER, 1976 — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

April 25, 2023

Summer, 1976 starring Laura Linney and Jessica Hecht is now open on Broadway.

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Broadway
Reviews

GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR; Play It Again, Sean — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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April 24, 2023

Good Night, Oscar is now playing at the Belasco Theatre.

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Broadway
Reviews

Jodie Comer Triumphs In PRIMA FACIE — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

April 23, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of Prima Facie by Suzie Miller which is now in performance at the Golden Theatre in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

THE THANKSGIVING PLAY Undercooks Its Satire — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

April 20, 2023

The Thanksgiving Play is now open on Broadway at the Hayes Theatre.

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Broadway
Reviews

PETER PAN GOES WRONG In The Best Ways — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

April 19, 2023

Peter Pan Goes Wrong will have you "howling with laughter." Now open on Broadway through July 9.

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Broadway
Reviews

The Gleaming Promise of CAMELOT — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

April 13, 2023

The kingdom’s gotten a whole lot younger, and beautifully more agile, in Lincoln Center Theater’s latest revival of Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Bleak Family Comedy in REGRETFULLY, SO THE BIRDS ARE — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

April 11, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Regretfully, So The Birds Are by Julia Izumi at Playwrights Horizons in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE WIFE OF WILLESDEN For Today — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

April 6, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of The Wife of Willesden at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM's) Harvey Theatre in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

SHUCKED Stalks a Great Musical Claim — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

April 4, 2023

Shucked is now open at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway.

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Reviews

LIFE OF PI Awash In Possibilities — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

March 30, 2023

Life of Pi is in performance at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on West 45th Street in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

A Ravishingly Conducted SWEENEY TODD — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

March 27, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler now playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City. The production stars Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford, Gaten Matarazzo, Jordan Fisher, and more.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Harm Reduction: HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF & THE COAST STARLIGHT — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

March 15, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway reviews of The Coast Starlight by Keith Bunin at Lincoln Center Theater and How to Defend Yourself by Liliana Padilla at New York Theatre Workshop.

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Broadway
Reviews

A DOLL’S HOUSE, A Director’s Choice — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

March 9, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, with a new version by Amy Herzog. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the production stars Jessica Chastain and Arian Moayed.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

ELYRIA Maps Out a Maternal Melodrama — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

March 2, 2023

Elyria is in performance through March 19, 2023 at the Atlantic Theatre Company on West 20th Street in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Aimless Ambling in THE WANDERERS — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

February 16, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of The Wanderers by Anna Ziegler which is now in performance at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center from Roundabout. The play, directed by Barry Edelstein, stars Katie Holmes.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Tell Me How To Get To ENDGAME Street — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

February 15, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Endgame by Samuel Beckett at Irish Repertory Theatre in New York City. The classic play stars Patrice Johnson Chevannes, Joe Grifasi, Bill Irwin, and John Douglas Thompson.

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Broadway
Reviews

PICTURES FROM HOME Captures the Essence of Family — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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February 9, 2023

Pictures From Home is in performance at Studio 54 on West 54th Street in New York City.

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Washington D.C.
Reviews

Norma Desmond, Girlboss: Sammi Cannold’s SUNSET BOULEVARD — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

February 7, 2023

Theatrely's Juan A. Ramirez traveled down to Washington DC to catch Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard at the Kennedy Center.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

The Accidental Camp Comedy of LUCY — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

February 6, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Lucy by Erica Schmidt which is now in performance at the Mitella Lane Theatre in New York City which is operated by Audible.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

SUGAR DADDY Doesn’t Sugarcoat Its Tears — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

January 21, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Sam Morrison's Sugar Daddy at Soho Playhouse

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Cyber Troubles: SEVEN METHODS OF KILLING KYLIE JENNER & YOUR SEXTS ARE SHIT — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

January 18, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of seven methods of killing kylie jenner and Your Sexts are Shit, both part of The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

THE COLLABORATION Paints A Blank Canvas — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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December 20, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Collaboration by Anthony McCarten starring Paul Bettany as Andy Warhol and Jeremy Pope as Jean-Michel Basquiat. From Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, the drama is now in performance at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre from Manhattan Theatre Company in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, Far South of Interesting — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

December 19, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis and starring Common and Stephen McKinley Henderson. The Second Stage production is now in performance at the Hayes Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: Sondheim’s Sisyphus — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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December 12, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, and Lindsay Mendez, now in performance at New York Theatre Workshop in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

SOME LIKE IT HOT Sets the Jazz Age Ablaze — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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December 12, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Some Like It Hot written by Matthew Lopez and Amber Ruffin with music by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman. The musical is now in production at the Shubert Theatre in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

OHIO STATE MURDERS A Brief, Powerful Piece — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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December 8, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy starring Audra McDonald. The play is now in performance at the James Earl Jones Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE FAR COUNTRY, Kept Farther Away — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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December 5, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Lloyd Suh's The Far Country directed by Eric Ting now in performance at the Atlantic Theater Company in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

BECKY NURSE OF SALEM Is A Muddled Witch’s Brew — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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December 5, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Becky Nurse of Salem by Sara Ruhl and starring Tony-winner Deirdre O’Connell now playing at Lincoln Center Theater in New York City.

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New York
Reviews

SOPHIE SUCKS FACE, Cradles the Heart — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 25, 2022

Theatrely's review of Sophie Sucks Face from Sophie Zucker who tours the nightclub show across New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Absurdism Across America: EVANSTON SALT COSTS CLIMBING & GEORGE KAPLAN — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

November 23, 2022

Evanston Salt Costs Climbing is in performance through December 18 at The Pershing Square Signature Center while George Kaplan is in performance through December 3 at the New Ohio Theatre.

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Broadway
Reviews

& JULIET Is All Fun — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 17, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of & Juliet, with music by Max Martin now in performance at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York City. The musical stars Betsy Wolfe, Lorna Courtney.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

A Gripping, Uncompromising DOWNSTATE — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 15, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Downstate by Bruce Norris and directed by Pam MacKinnon at Playwrights Horizons in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, Broadway’s Miracle Child — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 10, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Kimberly Akimbo written by David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori, and directed by Jessica Stone. The musical features Victoria Clark, Bonnie Milligan, Steven Boyer, Alli Mauzey and more at the Booth Theatre in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

ALMOST FAMOUS, Barely There — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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November 3, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Almost Famous, written by Cameron Crowe, music by Tom Kitt and directed by Jeremy Herrin which is now playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. The musical features Solea Pfeiffer, Casey Likes, Chris Wood, and more.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Struggles to Find Some — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

on

October 30, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of A Man Of No Importance at Classic Stage Company in New York City. Directed by John Doyle, the musical written by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens stars Jim Parsons.

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Broadway
Reviews

Two Men Walk Into a Theatre.. WALKING WITH GHOSTS / STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 27, 2022

It’s a testament to the second act of Walking with Ghosts, Gabriel Byrne’s new one-man show at the Music Box Theatre, that its bouncy levity and charismatic performance managed to erase the rabid hatred I’d developed during its first. David Hare’s Straight Line Crazy arrives at The Shed after an acclaimed run in London, starring Ralph Fiennes in top form as New York City’s infamous don of infrastructure Robert Moses.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Shines On Its Women — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 25, 2022

There are three major interventions in director Robert O’Hara’s take on Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, which just opened at the Public Theatre following its Williamstown premiere in 2019. This is a first-rate revival, a triumphant return to the spotlight for Tonya Pinkins, and a welcome reminder that Hansberry was leagues ahead of her contemporaries, and ourselves.

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Broadway
Reviews

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Lands In the Middle — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 21, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Topdog/Underdog by Susan-Lori Parks, starring Corey Hawkins and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. Directed by Kenney Leon, the play is now in performance at the John Golden Theatre in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

THE PIANO LESSON Finds a Valuable Tune — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 13, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson starring Samuel L Jackson, John David Washington, and Danielle Brooks now at Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

American Dreams Reviewed: DEATH OF A SALESMAN and 1776

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 9, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway reviews for 1776 directed by Diane Paulus and Jeffrey L. Page and Arther Miller's Death of a Salesman directed by Miranda Cromwell.

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Broadway
Reviews

LEOPOLDSTADT Makes It To Broadway With More Work To Go — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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October 2, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Leopoldstadt by Tom Stoppard and directed by Patrick Marber at the Longacre Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Is Glossy But Bleak — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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September 20, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of This Beautiful Future by Rita Kalnejais, directed by Jack Serio at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

KATE Berlant Is Going To Hell — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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September 7, 2022

Kate Berlant is going to hell for making a show this good, exhaustive, exhausting, and exhilarating. Her self-titled one-woman show, sharply directed by Bo Burnham, is like a Marina Abramović circle jerk staged in a proscenium—in the best way. A mostly false, somewhat emotionally true recounting of her journey to stardom, it is the funniest thing onstage in New York this year.

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Broadway
Reviews

THE KITE RUNNER Pulls a Weak String — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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July 21, 2022

Remember the last Bush era? How dusty and militarized it all felt? Maybe that’s just how I was introduced to the country when I moved here in 2005. All footage of “the Arab world” was shot with an ugly, yellowed lens and all media surrounding it was either grossly propagandistic or, on the other side, pretty corny in its attempt to humanize the people. (Same thing happened with Mexico and the cartel-border of it all, but that’s another story).

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

RICHARD III and BETWEEN THE LINES Two Stories, One Arena — Review

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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July 11, 2022

Theatrely's Off Broadway reviews of Between the Lines at the Tony Kiser Theatre and Richard III at the Public's Delacorte Theatre.

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TITANIQUE Steers the Right Way — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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July 7, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Titanique, a parody musical of Titanic starring Marla Mindelle, and directed by Tye Blue. The show is now in performance at Asylum NYC through September.

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An EPIPHANY Muddled By Vagueness — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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June 24, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Epiphany by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli is now in performance at Lincoln Center Theatre.

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CORSICANA, A Haunting Family Portrait — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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June 22, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Corsicana by Will Arbery, directed by Sam Gold. The drama is now in performance at Playwrights Horizons.

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A Sugary Rub on FAT HAM — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 27, 2022

Theatrely's Off Broadway review of Fat Ham by James Ijames now in performance at the Public Theater in New York City. Directed by Saheem Ali, the play just recently was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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INTO THE WOODS With a Hurricane of Talent — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 6, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Into The Woods at New York City Center's Encores! series directed by Lear deBessonet. The Sondheim musical features Sara Bareilles, Neil Patrick harris, Ann Harada, Julia Lester, Denée Benton, Gavin Creel, Shereen Pimentel, Heather Headley and more.

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WISH YOU WERE HERE, A Masterful Work — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 3, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Wish You Were Here by Sanaz Toossi at Playwrights Horizons in New York City. Directed by Gate Taylor Upchurch, the cast includes Nikki Massoud, Nazanin Nour, Artemis Pebdani, and Roxanna Hope Radja, and Marjan Neshat.

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A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Is Sublime Theatre — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 2, 2022

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of A Case for the Existence of God by Damuel D. Hunter. Directed by David Cromer, the play features Will Brill and Kyle Beltran and is produced at The Pershing Square Signature Center in New York City.

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