Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

GOLDSTEIN: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


GOLDSTEIN is an earnestly appealing new musical about family...in this case an Immigrant Jewish American clan, and while it lacks real depth, it exudes heart and features a super talented cast making the most of the largely bland material. As the pages of Louis Goldstein's family memoir stir up a host ...

“Later Life” Theater Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


The premise of renowned playwright A. R. Gurney’s play, “Later Life” is intriguing: a middle-aged man and woman meet at a cocktail party and ponder beginning a relationship that had eluded them--30 years prior. Romantic missed connections, except this time, in later life, there is the hope of a new ...

CAT & NAT: “THE FUN SHOW” – TICKET GIVEAWAY – ENJOY A MOMS NIGHT OUT


Cat & Nat are bringing their Live Show, "The Fun Show" to Westbury, NY on Friday, April 6th, 8pm to NYCB Theatre. To enter for a chance to win tickets, drop a note to robin@motherhoodlater.com and indicate how badly you need a moms night out!!! Cat & Nat, mom duo most well ...

“Babette’s Feast,” Off-Broadway Play Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


Isak Dinesen’s “Babette’s Feast”–the short story--is the basis for a new Off-Broadway play on stage now at the Theatre at St. Clement’s (423 West 46th Street). If the name of this production sounds familiar, it may be that you are one of the many who loved “Babette’s Feast” when it ...

Three Wise Guys: Theatre Review by Ethel Wolvovitz


Three Wise Guys is the latest production of TACT/The Actors Company Theater, founded twenty-five years ago by a group of actors who aimed to revive and reimagine great, long-neglected plays. The play, written by Scott Alan Evans and Jeffrey Couchman is based on two plays by Damon Runyon and is ...

“A Letter to Harvey Milk” Show Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


Based on Lesléa Newman’s award-winning short story collection of the same name, “A Letter to Harvey Milk”—the musical--is about Harvey Milk, (the first openly gay elected official in the history of California), but also about so much more.  Milk’s character informs the story, but only in flashback, as this story ...

JERRY SPRINGER – THE OPERA: Theatre Review by Robin Gorman Newman


[caption id="attachment_26638" align="alignleft" width="300"] (Photo credit: Monique Carboni)[/caption] I've never been a fan of The Jerry Springer television show. But, my curiosity was piqued when I learned of the new Off Broadway musical production from The New Group making it's American premiere. The Brits clearly had a field day with this over ...

The Chekhov Dreams: Theatre Review by Sarah Moss


The invigorating portrait of love, loss and newfound life and love is currently playing at the Beckett Theatre. John McKinney’s dark, romantic comedy The Chekhov Dreams will fulfill all those theatregoers who enjoy Chekhov or yearn for a classic Greek Tragedy. All that may be required is a certain knowledge of ...

The Amazing Max: Show Review by Antonia Kasper


The Amazing Max isn’t just another kids’ magic show. It’s much more significant. Max Darwin is like a motivational speaker and comedian rolled into one who uses magic as its vehicle to make kids (and adults) feel good about themselves.  The message: Be you. Be proud to be you. And ...

Mom Theatre Blogger: This One’s For the Girls: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Lighthearted entertainment, but with an empowering message, this Valentine to women through the past 100 + years, will have you dancing in your seat or cheering....or both. The 90 minute jukebox musical features such tunes as  "I Want to See You Be Brave," "I am Woman," "Over There," "I Wanna Be ...