ABT offers twirl-wind preview

Leigh Witchel DANCE REVIEW AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center; 212-362-6000. Through July 9. American Ballet Theatre‘s glitzy opening-night gala Monday had royalty — rock-star royalty, that is, with Prince in attendance. Echoing his sequined...

ABT offers twirl-wind preview
posted on: May 18, 2011 | author: new york travel

Not fully sold on Hugh revue

Michael Riedel BROADWAY MATINEE Give Hugh Jackman some handcuffs and a pair of ripped pants and he’ll have an audience of middle-aged ladies reaching for the smelling salts. In a Vegas-y show that just wrapped up a two-week run in San Francisco, Jackman proved once again why...

Not fully sold on Hugh revue
posted on: May 18, 2011 | author: new york travel

Play grounds

Even if you’re not usually moved by Shakespeare, you will be this summer — literally. From July 6 to 24, the New York Classical Theatre will shuttle theatergoers between England and France — or, in this case, Battery Park and Governors Island — for its free “Henry...

Play grounds
posted on: May 17, 2011 | author: new york travel

Melodramatic script goes over the top

Frank Scheck THEATER REVIEW TEARING DOWN THE WALLS Riverside Theatre, 91 Claremont Ave. 212-870-6784. Through May 29. “Tearing Down the Walls” is the latest work from Daniel Beaty, who has enjoyed considerable success with such solo plays as...

Melodramatic script goes over the top
posted on: May 17, 2011 | author: new york travel

Hyperactive ‘Radio’ waive...

Elisabeth Vincentelli Blog: Theater THEATER REVIEW RADIO PLAY Performance Space 122, 150 First Ave.; 212-352-3101. Through May 28. Ever wondered what a pothead version of Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” would be like? Wonder no...

Hyperactive ‘Radio’ waives calm and coherence
posted on: May 17, 2011 | author: new york travel

‘Spider-Man’ musical post...

The retooled “Spider-Man” musical is still managing to spin its web at the box office. According to data released Monday by The Broadway League, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” pulled in a very respectable $809,000 over five preview performances last week and was...

‘Spider-Man’ musical posts respectable numbers
posted on: May 16, 2011 | author: new york travel

The chance he’s been ‘wei...

Ryan O’Connor eats his feelings. And judging by his size, he has a lot of feelings, as he is the first to admit. The 29-year-old performer has used his lifelong addiction to food to launch a showbiz career that started with “The Ryan O’Connor Show,” a YouTube series...

The chance he’s been ‘weight’-ing for
posted on: May 16, 2011 | author: new york travel

Troupe of show-vinist pigs

Elisabeth Vincentelli Blog: Theater THEATER REVIEW SQUEALER Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave.; 866-811-4111. Through Saturday. It was bound to happen. In shows like "The Pied Pipers of the Lower East Side" and "Happy in the Poorhouse," the Amoralists delivered a...

Troupe of show-vinist pigs
posted on: May 16, 2011 | author: new york travel
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