KID VICTORY: UNCHARTED MUSICAL WATERS
Late in his award-laden career composer John Kander, absent his career collaborator lyricist, Fred Ebb, who died in 2004, has teamed up with young playwright Greg Pierce to create a musical (or drama with song) that trods emotional terrain way beyond the likes of NEXT TO NORMAL, FUN HOME and DEAR EVAN HANSEN in KID VICTORY, now in its world premier at the Vineyard Theatre. The thirtysomething Pierce (born the same year, 1978, when Kander
NOW MORE THAN EVER: KUNSTLER If ever there were a time to be reminded about the leftist/ radical 1960s/70s, that time is now, and playwright Jeffrey Sweet's newest play KUNSTLER, about the activist lawyer William Kunstler, played by the ever-versatile Jeff McCarthy, arrives at 59E59 right on time. Sweet smartly eschews a one-man show: he constructs a scenario where Kunstler is being introduced by a law student to talk about his career late in his life to young law students. T
LOOK INTO THE LIGHTS
Not far beneath the wickedly funny and deliciously entertaining, Broadway backstage, one-man show, GEORGIE – MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE at the Davenport Loft is a bold, compelling story. That drama resides not so much in the subject of the play, George Rose, the English-born, larger-than-life, eccentric, Tony Award-winning actor, whose penchant for young boys led to his grisly end in the Dominican Republic, but in its creator. The real McCoy in GEO
Sat eve. DREAMGIRLS. (West End). Dazzling new production, more than a revival. Coming to Broadway.
Sun mat. THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. If you loved Noises Off you'll love this. Sillier and more slapstick. Opening on B'way soon.
Mon eve. AMADEUS (Olivier - National Theatre) More probing than the original, with live orchestra integrated into cast and staging. Splendid.
Tues eve. DUBLIN OLD SCHOOL (Dorfman - National). Wannabe DJ Jason cracked out of his gourd runs into his es