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Castle Walk – A Delight

Monday, July 29th, 2013
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It’s been quite some time since I had the pleasure of watching the “birth” of a really good musical. This is one. That book, music

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Patty Neiman as Angel Deluna

The Awakening of Angel Deluna

Friday, July 19th, 2013
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This delicate and engaging story would make a charming short film. While it lends itself to musicalization, however, that aspect of this otherwise very good

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Cabaret

Le Cabaret Grimm—Cheeky, Punk Fairy Tale

Friday, July 27th, 2012
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The New York Musical Theatre Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for emerging playwrights and actors to display their talents to a degree that wouldn’t normally

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Group Trouble

The Trouble with Trouble

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Trouble, directed by Michael Alvarez as part of The New York Musical Theatre Festival, opens on a minimally-set stage; only a white table and red

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Stuck

Stuck—We’re All in This Together So Let’s Talk

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Most of us would never care to strike up a conversation with the stranger sitting next to us on a subway car. Even if we

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