BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

Newlyweds Corrie and Paul Bratter may have moved into their sixth-floor New York City walkup some fifty-five years ago but their story remains as fresh and delightful as it was when Neil Simon first introduced Broadway audiences to Barefoot In The Park back in 1963 in Glendale Centre Theatre pitch-perfect New Year’s 2018 revival.
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HOW THE PRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

A triple-threat-tastic cast give the holiday-season-musical-spoofing Troubies’ How The Princh Stole Christmas their multitalented all (and the Prince catalog gives them plenty of hits to rock to), but with only a handful of recognizable characters and the thinnest of plots to satirize, the latest from the Troubadour Theatre Company falls short of the brilliance of previous Troubies greats.
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DRIVING MISS DAISY

A revelatory Donna Mills lights up the Colony Theatre stage as the title character in Driving Miss Daisy, Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning look back in time at an aging Southern Jewish widow and the African-American driver foisted upon her by her adult son in the years just preceding the Civil Rights Movement.
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A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM

There’s a new kid on the Garry Marshall Theatre block from now through December 10 as stage-screen-recording star Joey McIntyre takes on the lead in the Marshall’s deliciously entertaining, ingeniously streamlined staging of the farcical delight that is A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.
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LES LIAISONS DANGEUREUSES

Decadence and deception prove downright delicious in The Antaeus Theatre Company’s pitch-perfectly partner-cast Les Liaisons Dangeureuses, Christopher Hampton’s 1985 stage adaptation of the 18th-century French literary classic directed with supreme flair by Robin Larsen.
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SUGAR

Characters made famous in Billy Wilder’s Some Like It Hot, songs by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill of Funny Girl fame, a couple of men in drag, all-around terrific performances, and one particularly inspired bit of casting turned Sunday’s concert staged reading of the 1972 Broadway hit Sugar into another one-performance-only Musical Theatre Guild concert staged reading delight.
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MASTER CLASS

Carolyn Hennesy gives one of the year’s most dazzling performances as the legendary Maria Callas in the virtual one-woman-show that is Terrence McNally’s Master Class, the inaugural season opener of the newly rechristened, spiffily refurbished Garry Marshall Theatre.
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FOOTLOOSE THE BROADWAY MUSICAL

Glendale Centre Theatre once again proves itself best-in-town in musicals-in-the-round with Footloose The Broadway Musical and Chaz Feuerstine’s triple-threat star turn in the role that helped make Kevin Bacon a household name.
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