The New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award Winners Announced The New York Drama Critics’ Circle today announced the winners at the organizations 82nd annual meeting. The Circle is comprised of 22 drama critics from daily newspapers, magazines, wire services and websites based in New York City. The awards have been awarded every year since 1936 to … More The New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award Winners Announced
Nominations for the 2017 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards® Presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing Nominations were announced last week. Let the guessing games begin: ❤️❤️-who I think SHOULD win ❤️(my next favorite) 🔶-who I think WILL win ❌-who SHOULDN’T win 🏆-who WON on Tony night in June Best Play ❤️A … More 2017 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Award Nominations and Predictions
Off Broadway Alliance Awards Nominations and Winners 2017 By Ross The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization made up of Off-Broadway producers, theatres, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, announced their nominees for the 7th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards. The awards focus their eyes on commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off-Broadway during the 2016-2017 season. Awards … More Off Broadway Alliance Award Winners 2017
Marry Harry: When Little Harry Met Sherri. By Ross The set that greets you when you enter the sweet little York Theatre, playfully designed by James Morgan, tells you almost everything you need to know about the charmingly silly slice of romantic musical comedy, Marry Harry. What I didn’t expect was the three person chorus to … More Marry Harry: When Little Harry Met Sherri.
Pacific Overtures: Up ‘Next’, A Japanese Vantage Point By Ross Sondheim wrote in his fascinating (and time sucking) book, ‘Finishing the Hat‘, about a Japanese screen he saw one afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum. It was a three panel work of art that was more about what was omitted than what was depicted, inspiring Sondheim to attempt the same … More Pacific Overtures: Up ‘Next’, A Japanese Vantage Point
Dead End: Happy Endings But Only in the Movies By Ross It opens with a wondrous photo like image. A black and white tableau with a strong sense of old time New York City or at least the Hollywood version of the city. Chad Yarborough, the set designer, made surprisingly good use of the small basement … More Dead End: Happy Endings But Only in the Movies
Tony Nominations 2017: My Predictions and Who Actually Was By Ross ✅ who I think will get a nomination ❌ who I really doubt will get a nomination and then the wild cards. What are your picks? 🔶here’s who got the nomination And eventually 🏆 this will be for the winner on Tony night in … More Tony Nominations 2017: My Predictions and Who Actually Was
The View UpStairs: A Cast Change Stumbles Down Those Very Stairs. By Ross There’s a lovely sweet and sour story enmeshed in Max Vernon’s The View UpStairs. About our creation of family and love to battle the forces of hate and intolerance. Sadly it is lost somewhere behind the heavy handed book by Vernon and the … More The View UpStairs: A Cast Change Stumbles Down Those Very Stairs.
The Drama League Award Winners by Ross Trophies will be handed out in a May 19 ceremony. The full list of nominations for the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards follows. Click on the highlighted names of the plays or musicals to read the frontmezzjunkies review. the winners are noted by: 🏆 OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF … More The Drama League Award Winners
Bandstand: Big Bang Swing By Ross There is no way that this show is going to let you not pay it your full attention. This loud and fun musical, reminiscent of the old MGM ‘lets-put-on-a-show’ musicals that it references to throughout, starts out with an intense crack and never lets up, volume wise. Which is, … More Bandstand: Big Bang Swing