Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

Mom Theatre Blogger: CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


[caption id="attachment_25459" align="alignleft" width="300"] (Photo credit: Carol Rosegg)[/caption] CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?, directed by Peter DuBois, stars Amber Tamblyn (“Joan of Arcadia,” The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) making an impressive New York stage debut, joining Eshan Bay (“House of Cards”),  Ella Dershowitz (INTIMACY), Darren Pettie (“Mad Men”), and Tony Award-winner ...

Mom Theatre Blogger: Bandstand: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Donny Novitski and his eager band of fellow WWII veterans yearn to win fame and fortune as they seize the opportunity to enter a national radio contest to find America's next big swing band.  Little does Donny know that his best buddy who died in the war was married to ...

Mom Theatre Blogger: Ernest Shackleton Loves Me: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


To say that she is a multi-tasker seems an understatement when we meet Kat, the heroine in the new endearing, yet ultimately wearisome, Off Broadway musical at the Tony Kiser Theatre. As any mom knows -- we wear many hats and sometimes our insecurities on our sleeve -- and the engaging, ...

IMOMSOHARD – TICKET GIVEAWAY – from MotherhoodLater.com


IMOMSOHARD -- MOMS NIGHT OUT: SUMMER BREAK TOUR Jumping off of the pages of Facebook and on to stages across the country, there’s no one making moms feel as uncomfortably normal as Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley, the hilarious oh-so-real women behind #IMomSoHard. With over 675,000 Facebook fans and more than 55 ...

Mom Theatre Blogger: The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and he is on a quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt and prevent a war between the Greek gods. Based on the best-selling Disney-Hyperion young adult novel by Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical ...

Show Review by Susan Coronel: Something at New Victory Theatre


On Friday, March 31, my nearly six-year-old daughter and I attended the first performance of the U.S. premiere of Something, a contemporary cirque show from Milan, Italy, now running at the New Victory Theater in Midtown. I wasn’t sure what to expect. We’ve seen our share of circuses- the Big ...

SIGNIFICANT OTHER: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


With smarts, sass (literally) and sensitivity, playwright Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews) tackles the subject of singlehood and tugs at you winningly with humor and heart. Jordan and his crew of 20 somethings are inseparable, whether partying on the dance floor or crying on each other's shoulders, until one by one, each ...

WATER ON MARS Show Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


On Friday, February 10, my husband and I enjoyed the pleasure of a date night spent at The New Victory Theater taking in the sights and sounds of a delightfully-unique juggling show--WATER ON MARS. In this show, The New Victory Theater is presenting its very first-ever all juggling show—but to ...

THE GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW: AN INCREDIBUBBLE SHOW FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES! by Jamie Levine


On February 12th, an off-Broadway classic, the Gazillion Bubble Show, celebrated its 10th year of entertaining kids of all ages in New York City. Last week, my 9-year-old daughter and I were lucky enough to discover the magic of this unbubblievable show for ourselves, and we weren’t disappointed. The performers of ...

ELEPHANT & PIGGIE’S “We Are in a Play!”: Show Review by Amy Wall Lerman


To know them is to love them. And if you’re a kid aged 8 and under, in all likelihood, you’ve sampled the fun. The Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems are simple and sweet. My son was hooked on them for many years. I introduced him to Willems' pigeon books ...