The summer performance season is already kicking into high gear with works that take a look back, a pop musical’s long-awaited Broadway opening, an intriguing collision of big-name collaborators, and more.
With Dr. Anthony S. Fauci suggesting that it may be safe for theaters to reopen this fall—a factor that largely depends on distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine—we’ve been (cautiously) excited about what may be lighting up the Great White Way when the time comes. Here’s a rundown of what’s on the horizon. As with any […]
Selene Haro has the kind of star power that can carry a show. It’s not so much that she commands the stage, but that she warmly invites the audience to experience the performance through her. In off-Broadway’s Beyond Babel, for instance, Haro’s petite frame hit each beat with exactness, cutting jaggedly through space with Keone […]
February 20, the official opening night of West Side Story, marks the first Broadway musical opening of 2020. Once it does, the shows simply don’t stop. March and April are stuffed with new musicals—eight, to be exact—as shows rush to hit the boards before the April 23 eligibility deadline to be considered for a 2019–20 […]
Just a few weeks ago, we were musing about which major pop stars might get a jukebox musical. As our team batted ideas back and forth, I hastily shared this thought over email: Will there someday be a (gasp) Britney Spears musical? A Britney show seemed so inevitable that we didn’t even mention it in […]