3 days ago | Theater
Shanan Custer and Charles Hubbell bring out the best in Frankie and Johnny References to VCRs may be quaint, and the thought of pre-gentrified Hell's Kitchen as a slum just doesn't compute with the modern New York City, but Frankie and Johnny in t...
4 days ago | Theater
People of a certain age will remember the ads for Beatlemania, the touring show that recreated the Fab Four onstage. While it was not the real thing, it was an incredible simulation. So The Cocoanuts is Marx-mania. It's the not the real thing, but...
5 days ago | Theater
Down at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, Michael Brindisi has a way of spinning dross into, if not gold, than at least something is very, very fun. Sister Act is no one's idea of a great musical. It's an obvious money grab (nothing wrong there) that str...
8 days ago | Theater
I've never considered myself a Carole King fan. Growing up, the main thing I knew about Tapestry, her landmark 1971 album, was that Dark Side of the Moon was chasing it for the most consecutive weeks on Billboard's Top 200 chart. (Yes, I was ...
9 days ago | Theater
When The Storms of November closes at Nimbus Theater Sunday, it will mark the end of a chapter in the innovative company’s existence. Citing a rent increase beyond their means, co-founders Josh Cragun and Liz Neerland have announced that the space...
10 days ago | Theater
Most productions of Doubt are straight shooters. The set usually evokes the time and place, a 1960s Roman Catholic school in the Bronx, but leaves the heavy lifting to the show's quartet of actors. That's always been important, as the play's story...