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Off-Broadway
Reviews

WEIGHTLESS Is an Enjoyable, Disjointed Mythical Adaptation With Rock Music

The latest project from The Kilbanes is now playing at WP Theater. 

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Amanda Marie Miller

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September 29, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

AMERICAN TELE(VISIONS) Dazzles Technically With Nostalgic Vibes

The play from NYTW’s Tow Playwright-in-Residence Victor I. Cazares is now playing Off-Broadway.

By

Amanda Marie Miller

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September 29, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

William Jackson Harper and April Matthis Will Star in PRIMARY TRUST Off-Broadway 

Eboni Booth’s new play will be presented by Roundabout Theatre Company. 

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Dan Meyer

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September 29, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Krystal Joy Brown, Talia Robinson, More Join MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG

The Off-Broadway musical revival, starring Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez, and Daniel Radcliffe, begins November 21 at New York Theatre Workshop. 

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Dan Meyer

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September 29, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Funny STRANGER SINGS Is Fan Service Done Mostly Right – Review

The musical returns to Off-Broadway, this time at Playhouse 46 at St. Luke's in NYC.

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Dan Meyer

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September 22, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Is Glossy But Bleak — Review

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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September 20, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

SESAME STREET: THE MUSICAL Offers Charm and Theatre Jokes Galore

The latest from John Rockefeller Productions is now playing Off-Broadway at Theatre Row. The score includes songs by Tony winner Tom Kitt and KPOP composer-lyricist Helen Park. 

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Dan Meyer

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September 19, 2022

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Theatre
Features

5 Contemporary Classic Plays That Will Stand the Test of Time

Incoming Classic Stage Company Producing Artistic Director Jill Rafson shares her top picks for the modern theatrical canon. 

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Jill Rafson

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September 19, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Ken Leung, More Cast in Will Arbery’s EVANSTON SALT COSTS CLIMBING

The New Group’s Off-Broadway staging will begin this fall at The Pershing Square Signature Center in the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre. 

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Dan Meyer

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September 15, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Michael R. Jackson’s New Musical WHITE GIRL IN DANGER Will Premiere Off-Broadway

Lileana Blain-Cruz will direct the Vineyard Theatre and Second Stage Theatre co-production. 

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Dan Meyer

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September 13, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

KATE Berlant Is Going To Hell — Review

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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September 7, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Opens Lottery for First Performances; Extends 2 Weeks

The revival of Stephen Sondheim’s musical will star Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez, and Daniel Radcliffe. 

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Dan Meyer

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September 14, 2022

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Stage Door Speed Round
Features

Stage Door Speed Round: TITANIQUE’S Frankie Grande

Check out this viral star in the latest edition of Theatrely’s video series as he answers our questions. 

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Dan Meyer

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July 14, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Daniel K. Isaac’s ONCE UPON A (KOREAN) TIME Is a Heroic Debut and a Sea of Spectacle – Review 

The world premiere by Ma-Yi Theater Company, playing at La MaMa Off-Broadway, excels in storytelling.

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Amanda Marie Miller

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August 31, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Features

Daniel K. Isaac Leaves Us Parched With Thirst Traps For a Good Cause (And Ticket Sales)

The Billions and The Chinese Lady star makes his playwriting debut with Once Upon a (korean) Time, now playing at La Mama Experimental Theatre.

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Dan Meyer

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August 26, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Features

Hanging Out With the Cast of KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway

Theatrely captured a photoshoot with Lola and the Angels at Stage 42 ahead of the musical’s opening night August 25. 

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Brandon Schwartz

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August 25, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez Join Daniel Radcliffe in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG

The highly anticipated Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim's musical is slated to begin previews this November at New York Theatre Workshop.

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Dan Meyer

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August 17, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

BETWEEN THE LINES Announces Closing Date 

The limited engagement is currently playing Off-Broadway at the Tony Kiser Theatre.

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Dan Meyer

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August 17, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Tonya Pinkins Will Lead A RAISIN IN THE SUN

The Robert O'Hara production of the American classic by Lorraine Hansberry will begin later next month.

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Kobi Kassal

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August 22, 2022

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Book to Stage
Features

BOOK TO STAGE: Asher Muldoon on Crafting a Spooky Horror Musical Score for THE BUTCHER BOY

The musical adaptation is currently playing at Irish Repertory Theatre through September 11, starring Nick Barasch.

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Dan Meyer

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August 19, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Rock Star Melissa Etheridge Sets Dates for Off-Broadway Solo Show 

Melissa Etheridge Off Broadway: My Window – A Journey Through Life will begin October 13 for a limited run at New World Stages. 

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Dan Meyer

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August 16, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

KING JAMES Will Premiere Off-Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club

The company will also present the world premiere of Emily Feldman’s the best we could (a family tragedy). 

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Dan Meyer

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August 16, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Kate Nash, Terrence Mann, Eleri Ward, More Cast in ONLY GOLD Musical Off-Broadway

Scored by pop star Kate Nash, and directed and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, the musical follows a royal family’s tumultuous trip to Paris.

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Dan Meyer

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August 9, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

WEIGHTLESS Will Transfer Off-Broadway Following Digital Premiere

The WP Theater will present an in-person production of the indie rock musical from The Kilbane's in September. 

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Dan Meyer

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August 4, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE BUTCHER BOY Is a Messy and Beguiling Journey Worth Exploring — Review

The musical adaptation by Asher Muldoon is currently playing Off-Broadway at the Irish Repertory Theatre.

By

Joey Sims

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August 5, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Mare Winningham and More Join Jim Parsons in A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Off-Broadway

Classic Stage Company is presenting the first-ever NYC revival of the musical from Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty, and Lynn Ahrens. 

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Dan Meyer

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August 4, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Linda Lavin, Daniel K. Isaac, More Will Star in YOU WILL GET SICK Off-Broadway

The Roundabout production of Noah Diaz’s play will begin previews October 14. 

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Dan Meyer

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August 2, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Will Play Off-Broadway at Cherry Lane Theatre

The musical stars Francesca Carpanini, Angelina Fiordellisi, Austin Pendleton, and Uly Schlesinger. 

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Dan Meyer

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July 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Tony Winner Lena Hall Will Join LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Off-Broadway

The star will take over as Audrey at the Westside Theatre later this year, with Andrew Call also joining the cast. 

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Dan Meyer

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July 27, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Sets Off-Broadway Return Engagement

Joel Grey will return as director with Steven Skybell reprising his performance as Tevye. 

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Dan Meyer

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July 25, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Lucas Hnath, Lloyd Suh, More Set for Atlantic Theatre Company 2022–2023 Season 

The season features six world premieres, including a new play by Gracie Gardner and a new musical from Simon Stephens and Mark Eitzel. 

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Dan Meyer

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July 21, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

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

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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July 11, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

TITANIQUE Steers the Right Way — Review

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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July 7, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Ralph Fiennes Will Star in U.S. Premiere of STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY 

The Tony winner plays the controversial NYC public official Robert Moses in a new play by David Hare. 

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Dan Meyer

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June 27, 2022

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Music
Features

Top Tracks: 3 Tunes From TREVOR: THE MUSICAL You Can’t Miss

The film capture dropped on Disney+ June 24, with an Original Cast Album now available. 

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Dan Meyer

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June 29, 2022

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New York
Reviews

Language Is King in Another Modern HAMLET — Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Robert Icke's adaptation of Hamlet starring Alex Lawther now in performance at the Park Avenue Armory.

By

Joey Sims

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July 1, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

CHASING ANDY WARHOL in The Village — Review

An immersive production throughout the East Village, Chasing Andy Warhol is presented by Bated Breath Theatre Company. The show is inspired the artist's life, following his childhood, his career, and his legacy.

By

Joey Sims

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April 15, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

An EPIPHANY Muddled By Vagueness — Review

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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June 24, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

CORSICANA, A Haunting Family Portrait — Review

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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June 22, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

A Thrilling Mystery with SNOW IN MIDSUMMER — Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's Snow in Midsummer at Classic Stage Company in New York City.

By

Juan Michael Porter II

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June 17, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

This CIRCLE JERK Is Back and Better Than Ever — Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Circle Jerk by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley in collaboration with Ariel Sibert and Cat Rodríguez and directed by Rory Pelsue now playing at the Connelly Theater.

By

Christian Lewis

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June 14, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Kate Nash, Hansol Jung, More Announced For MCC 2022-2023 Season

Off-Broadway’s MCC Theater has announced their 2022-2023 Season. Programming at the Hell’s Kitchen-based nonprofit will include world premieres, returning collaborations, and more at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space.

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Amanda Marie Miller

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June 16, 2022

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New York
News

Ruthie Ann Miles in A LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, Donna Murphy in DEAR WORLD, More Coming to Encores! 

Oliver! will round out the slate of programming along with the previously announced gala presentation of Parade in November. 

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Dan Meyer

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June 14, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Suzan Lori-Parks, Ryan J. Haddad, James Ijames, More Playwrights Set for The Public Theater’s 2022-2023 Season 

Plus, Robert O’Hara will direct a production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun. 

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Dan Meyer

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June 14, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Rob McClure to Scare Up Laughs in Little Shop of Horrors Off-Broadway

The Mrs. Doubtfire Tony nominee will take over as Seymour at the Westside Theatre.

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Dan Meyer

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June 9, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

SESAME STREET: THE MUSICAL World Premiere Coming to NYC

The show will open Off-Broadway this fall at Theatre Row in a co-production with Rockefeller and Sesame Workshop. 

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Dan Meyer

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June 8, 2022

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Awards
News

SIX, COMPANY, CLYDE’S Top 2022 Drama Desk Awards Wins

A number of Off-Broadway productions, including Kimberly Akimbo and Prayers for the French Republic, took home multiple awards. 

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Dan Meyer

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June 8, 2022

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Opinion
Features

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: Dream Casting Frank and Mary

Our top picks to join Daniel Radcliffe in New York Theatre Workshop Off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's musical.

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News

Callum Francis Will Star in KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway

The star previously played Lola in London, Australia, and on Broadway. Performances will begin on July 26th at Stage 42.

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Dan Meyer

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June 6, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Features

Mansa Ra Builds Multi-Generational Bridges in ...WHAT THE END WILL BE

The play is currently running Off-Broadway at Roundabout Theatre Company's Laura Pels Theatre.

By

Amanda Marie Miller

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June 4, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

A Sugary Rub on FAT HAM — Review

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 27, 2022

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On Screen
Features

Aaron Tveit, Kelli O’Hara, Myles Frost, More Share Inspiration Behind MISCAST22 Song Choices

The special event, one of Broadway’s favorite nights, will stream from May 22-25. The concert also included Audra McDonald, Shoshana Bean, and Lea Michele.

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Dan Meyer

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May 22, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Quiara Alegría Hudes, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, More Tapped for Upcoming Signature Theatre Season

The 2022-2023 season will also include works by Sarah Ruhl and Samuel D. Hunter. Programming will include the launch of a new residency to support emerging playwrights. 

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Dan Meyer

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May 19, 2022

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Awards
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THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Scores Big at 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards

Kimberly Akimbo, Six, Company, and Take Me Out also took home prizes, among others. The winners will be celebrated May 26 at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. 

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Dan Meyer

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May 17, 2022

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Awards
News

SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead 2022 Drama Desk Award Nominations 

Jeanna de Waal earned a nod for her performance in Diana in addition to the expected love for A Strange Loop, MJ, and Company, among others. Winners will be announced June 6

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Dan Meyer

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May 16, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Features

SCOTUS Draft Raises Stakes for OH GOD, A SHOW ABOUT ABORTION

Comedian Alison Leiby’s solo show is now playing Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre. The artist spoke to Theatrely about performing through a change in current events.

By

Amanda Marie Miller

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May 16, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Features

How James Ijames and Saheem Ali Found The Perfect Recipe for FAT HAM

The Public Theater production of the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner is now playing. The story moves Hamlet down South, making Shakespeare’s prince a Black and queer young lad. 

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Amanda Marie Miller

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May 13, 2022

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Opinion
Features

WISH YOU WERE HERE Honors Immigrant Stories and Ideas of Home–OPINION

Sanaz Toosi's exploration of the Iran-Iraq War, and its affect on five women debating whether to emigrate, challenged Alexi Chacon's own ideas about his father's immigrant's story. Wish You Were Here is currently running Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons.

By

Alexi Chacon

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May 11, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE is a Love Letter to Theatre Fans — Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway Review of Ana Nogueira's Which Way To The Stage at MCC Theater in New York City. Directed by Mike Donague, the show features Max Jenkins, Sas Goldberg, Evan Todd and Michelle Veintimilla.

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Christian Lewis

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May 10, 2022

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Day Off Diary
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Day Off Diary: THE VAGRANT TRILOGY’s Mona Mansour

For many performers, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. When it comes to playwrights, though, the work never stops. Still, we managed to catch up with Mona Mansour from The Vagrant Trilogy and spend an afternoon with her. Get to know a bit more about Mona in her #DayOffDiary.

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Interview
Features

Ethan Slater Blocked Stephen Sondheim From Sitting Down in ASSASSINS Rehearsals

The Tony nominee ended up face-to-face with the composer-lyricist by accident. Learn more from Ethan as Theatrely sits down to chat ahead of the Assassins benefit concert May 9 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Broadway. 

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Dan Meyer

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May 6, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Arielle Jacobs, Julia Murney, More Confirmed for BETWEEN THE LINES

The stage musical adaptation of Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer’s novel will begin performances June 14 at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theater. 

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Dan Meyer

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May 4, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

WISH YOU WERE HERE, A Masterful Work — Review

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 3, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

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

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 2, 2022

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Awards
News

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ENGLISH Win Top Prizes at 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards

The honors, celebrating the best of Off-Broadway, were handed out May 1. Additional winners include Oratorio For Living Things, The Chinese Lady, and Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.

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Dan Meyer

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May 2, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

2nd STAGE Announces Summer Uptown Series With World Premieres

Steph Del Rosso’s 53% Of, directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene, and Johnny G. Lloyd’s Patience, directed by Zhailon Levingston, will run at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre Off-Broadway. 

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Dan Meyer

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April 29, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

CIRCLE JERK Will Return With In-Person and Live Stream Run

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley will play at The Connelly Theater Off-Broadway and will broadcast on Stellar. The work is a satire on gay culture and all its histrionic glory. 

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Dan Meyer

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April 26, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

INTO THE WOODS With a Hurricane of Talent — Review

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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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 6, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

¡AMERICANO! and a Dream Deferred – Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Americano at New World Stages.

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Joey Sims

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May 3, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

ISLANDER Sails Into Midtown — Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Islander by Stewart Melton and Finn Anderson which is now in performance at Playhouse 46 at St. Luke's in New York City. Directed by Amy Draper, the show features Kirsty Findlay and Bethany Tennick.

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Joey Sims

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April 21, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Features

DOWNTON ABBEY star Lesley Nicol Reduced a Drag Queen to Tears

The stage and screen favorite is coming to NYC with a new autobiographical musical, How The Hell Did I Get Here?. Performances of the solo show begin April 20 at The McKittrick Hotel’s Cable Car in NYC.

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Dan Meyer

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April 19, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

An Excellent CYRANO That Fights For Words — Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand in a new version by Martin Crimp, directed by Jamie Lloyd at the Brooklyn Academy of Music starring James McAvoy.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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April 15, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Offensive and Fabulous: TO MY GIRLS Offers Searing Critique of Gay Culture — Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of JC Lee's To My Girls at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theater in New York City directed by Stephen Brackett.

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Christian Lewis

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April 12, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Skylar Astin Will Join LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Off-Broadway; More Cast Changes Announced

Skylar Astin will succeed Conrad Ricamora as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre. 

By

Dan Meyer

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April 11, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Historic HARMONY In Turbulent Times — Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway Review of Harmony: A New Musical by Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman, directed and choregraphed by Warren Carlyle at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at Battery Place in New York City. The performance stars Chip Zien, Sierra Boggess, and a wonderful cast.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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April 13, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

SUFFS Suffers From Stasis — Review

Theatrely's Off Broadway review of Suffs by Shaina Taub, now in performance at the Public Theater in New York City. Directed by Leigh Silverman, the story of Wilson-era suffragists stars Jenn Colella, Nikki M. James, Philipa Soo, and an extraordinary cast.

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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April 6, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

KINKY BOOTS Will Return Off-Broadway This Summer

The Tony Award-winning hit musical Kinky Boots will return to the New York stage this summer for a limited engagement Off-Broadway at Stage 42. With music by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell, performances are set to begin on July 26, 2022 with an official opening night on August 25, 2022.

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Kobi Kassal

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April 7, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

JERSEY BOYS Releases Namesake IPA Beer

The musical, charting the career of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is currently playing at New World Stages Off-Broadway. The brew was made in partnership with New Jersey Beer Company.

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Dan Meyer

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March 31, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

TITANIQUE Will Sail Into NYC Again This Summer

The popular Off-Broadway musical, a parody of James Cameron’s Oscar-winning film Titanic featuring the songs of Celine Dion, will play at the Asylum Theatre. Previews begin June 14. 

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Dan Meyer

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March 29, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

CONFEDERATES Sets The Plantation On Campus — Review

Theatrely's review of Confederates by Dominique Morisseau and directed by Stori Ayers at Signature Theatre in New York City. The cast includes Elijah Jones, Kristolyn Lloyd, Andrea Patterson, Kenzie Ross and Michelle Wilson.

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Women On The Verge: HELP And AT THE WEDDING — Review

Theatrely's review of Claudia Rankine's Help now in performance at The Shed and Bryna Turner's At The Wedding now in performance at Lincoln Center's Claire Tow Theater, both in New York City.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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March 28, 2022

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Off-Broadway
News

Marcel Spears and More Will Star in FAT HAM at The Public Theater

The New York premiere begins previews May 12 ahead of a May 26 opening. James Ijames’ play is directed by Saheem Ali.

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Dan Meyer

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March 23, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE LIFE Lives to Fight Another Day — Review

Theatrely's review of The Life by David Newman, Ira Gasman, and Cy Coleman, in a newly reworked and adapted version by Billy Porter at New York City Center Encores!. The cast features Destan Owens, Mykal Kilgore, Ledisi, Alexandra Grey, and more.

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 18, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

MAN CAVE Is A Supernatural-Political Horror Show That Will Keep You Guessing — Review

Theatrely's review of Man Cave by John J. Caswell Jr. now in performance at the Connelly Theatre in New York City. Directed by Taylor Reynolds, the show stars Claudia Acosta, Jacqueline Guillén, Annie Henk, and Socorro Santiago.

By

Jerry Portwood

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March 13, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Features

WATCH: Billy Porter and Cast of THE LIFE Preview Encores! Staging

Learn more about the THE LIFE at Encores! City Center and how the show has evolved since opening on Broadway in 1997 thanks to Billy Porter. Performances begin March 16 starring Ledisi, Alexandra Grey, Antwayn Hopper, Jelani Alladin, and more.

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Dan Meyer

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March 16, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Nina Simone Comes to Life in LITTLE GIRL BLUE — Review

Theatrely's review of Little Girl Blue starring and written by Laiona Michelle. The tale of Nina Simone is directed by Devanand Janki is now in performance at New World Stages in New York City.

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 15, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

JANE ANGER Presents Hilarious Parallels Between Past and Present – Review

Theatrely's review of Jane Anger by Talene Monahon and directed by Jess Chayes at the New Ohio Theatre in New York City. The company includes Michael Urie, Amelia Workman, Ryan Spahn, Talene Monahon.

By

Joey Sims

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March 11, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

COAL COUNTRY Mines For Misery — Review

Theatrely's review of Coal Country, from the Public Theatre and Audible Theatre. The musical by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, with original music by Steve Earle is now in production at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City. The cast includes Mary Bacon, Amelia Campbell, Kym Gomes, Ezra Knight, Thomas Kopache, Michael Laurence, Deirdre Madigan, and Carl Palmer.

By

Juan A. Ramirez

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March 10, 2022

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

THE CHINESE LADY Shines Through a Lacquered Cage — Review

Theatrely's review of The Chinese Lady by Lloyd Suh now in performances at the Public Theater, in partnership with the Ma-Yi Theater Company in New York City. Directed by Ralph B. Peña, the performance stars Shannon Tyo and Daniel K. Isaac.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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March 9, 2022

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Daniel Radcliffe Will Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Off-Broadway

Daniel Radcliffe will play Charley in a new Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along. The staging, directed by Maria Friedman, will premiere later this year at New York Theatre Workshop.

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Dan Meyer

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March 7, 2022

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ENGLISH: A Stunning Education in Language — Review

Theatrely's review of English by Sanaz Toossi, directed by Knud Adams from Atlantic Theater Company and Roundabout Theatre Company. English features Tala Ashe, Ava Lalezarzadeh, Pooya Mohseni, Marjan Neshat, and Hadi Tabbal.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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February 22, 2022

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ON SUGARLAND, an Epic Narrative — Review

Theatrely's review of On Sugarland currently in performance at New York Theatre Workshop by Aleshea Harris, directed by Whitney White, and choreography by Raja Feather Kelly. The cast of On Sugarland will include Stephanie Berry, Thomas Walter Booker, Xavier Scott Evans, Mister Fitzgerald, Josh Fulton, Charisma Glasper, Kai Heath, Shemar Yanick Jonas, Billy Eugene Jones, Kiki Layne, Mariyea, Lizan Mitchell, Adeola Role and Jacob Daniel Smith.

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Juan Michael Porter II

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March 3, 2022

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Caissie Levy, Bebe Neuwirth, Ashley Blanchet, More Cast in THE BEDWETTER

Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth, Broadway alums Ashley Blanchet and Caissie Levy, and more have been cast in the upcoming world premiere of The Bedwetter. The musical begins previews April 30 at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater ahead of a May 23 opening night. Rounding out the star-studded cast in the Off-Broadway production are Rick Crom, Charlotte Elizabeth Curtis, Zoe Glick, Darren Goldstein, Charlotte MacLeod, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Margot Weintraub, and Emily Zimmerman. The Bedwetter features a book by Joshua Harmon and Sarah Silverman, lyrics by Silvermand and the late Adam Schlesinger, music by Schlesinger, choreography by Byron Easley, and direction by Anne Kauffman. David Yazbek serves as a creative consultant.

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Dan Meyer

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March 2, 2022

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OUT OF TIME, Just In Time — Review

Theatrely's review of Out of Time, a collection of monologues by Asian American playwrights performed by an ensemble of veteran Asian-American actors which is now in performance at The Public Theater. Conceived and directed by Les Waters, the monologues are written by Jaclyn Backhaus, Sam Chanse, Mia Chung, Naomi Iizuka, and Anna Ouyang Moench.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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March 1, 2022

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SANDBLASTED Gets Lost In The Wind — Review

Theatrely's review of sandblasted by Charly Evon Simpson, directed by Summer L. Williams at the Vineyard Theatre and WP Theater in New York City. The play features Rolonda Watts, Andy Lucien, Brittany Bellizeare, and Marinda Anderson.

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Joey Sims

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February 27, 2022

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SPACE DOGS Aim For The Moon, Land In The Stars — Review

Theatrely's review of Space Dogs, a new musical from MCC Theater written and starring Van Hughes and Nick Blaemire. Directed by Ellie Heyman, the musical about Laika the dog who traveled to space is choreographed by Darrell Grand Moultrie.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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February 13, 2022

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Chosen Families: Some by Blood, Some Found on Yahoo in WOLF PLAY — Review

Theatrely's review of the New York premiere of Hansol Jung's Wolf Play from Ma-Yi Theater Company and Soho Rep. The cast features Esco Jouléy as Ash, Brandon Mendez Homer as Ryan, Aubie Merrylees as Peter, Nicole Villamil as Robin, and Mitchell Winter as Wolf.

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Joey Sims

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February 15, 2022

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BLACK NO MORE Has Blues But No Bite — Review

Theatrely's review of Black No More from The New Group. This new musical, inspired by George S. Schuyler’s 1931 novel, features Book by John Ridley; Lyrics by Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter; Music by Tariq Trotter, Anthony Tidd, James Poyser and Daryl Waters; Choreography by Bill T. Jones; and Direction by Scott Elliott. The cast features Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon, Tamika Lawrence, Howard McGillin, Ephraim Sykes, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, and Lillias White to name a few.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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February 15, 2022

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PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Asks What Jewish Safe Havens Remain — Review

Theatrely's review of Joshua Harmon's Prayer For The French Republic which is now in performance Off Broadway at New York City Center - Stage I from Manhattan Theatre Club. Directed by David Cromer, the cast features Betsy Aidem, Yair Ben-Dor, Francis Benhamou, Ari Brand, Pierre Epstein, Peyton Lusk, Molly Ranson, Nancy Robinette, Jeff Seymour, Kenneth Tigar, and Richard Topol.

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Joey Sims

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February 1, 2022

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TAMBO & BONES Transcends Time In More Ways Than One — Review

Theatrely's review by Juan Michael Porter of Tambo & Bones, a new play at Playwrights Horizons by Dave Harris. The performance features Brendan Dalton, W. Tré Davis, Tyler Fauntleroy, and Dean Linnard; it is directed by Taylor Reynolds.

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Juan Michael Porter II

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February 7, 2022

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