Tag Archives: musical revue

Manilow on Broadway Review Roundup

Barry Manilow has received positive reviews for his third Broadway concert, simply titled Manilow on Broadway. His last appearance was the 1989 show Barry Manilow at the Gershwin; his first concert was Barry Manilow on Broadway, in 1976 at the Uris (which is … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wizard of Song Review Roundup

The Harold Arlen revue The Wonderful Wizard of Song has received mixed notices for its Off-Broadway premiere at St. Luke’s, where it has settled for an open-ended run after a national tour. The creative team includes George Bugatti (concept, book), … Continue reading

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Working: Review Roundup

The latest revisal of the 1977 musical revue Working, adapted from Studs Terkel’s 1974 book, has received generally positive reviews for its Off-Broadway production at 59E59. The creative team includes Stephen Schwartz (book, lyrics, music), Nina Faso (book), Gordon Greenberg … Continue reading

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Let It Be: Review Roundup

The Beatles jukebox musical Let It Be has opened to mixed reviews at the West End’s Prince of Wales Theatre, where the Fab Four gave their notable 1963 Royal Variety Performance. It is the first British musical to be granted … Continue reading

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Forbidden Broadway: Review Roundup

The long-running Off-Broadway satirical revue Forbidden Broadway, offering its latest incarnation after a three-year hiatus, has opened to strongly positive reviews. The creative team includes Gerard Alessandrini (book, lyrics, direction), Phillip George (addl. dialogue, direction), Philip Heckman (costumes), Megan K. … Continue reading

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Closer Than Ever: Review Roundup

Last week, York Theatre Company opened its Off-Broadway revival of the 1989 revue Closer Than Ever to very positive reviews. The creative team includes Richard Maltby Jr. (concept, lyrics, direction), David Shire (music), Scott Smith (concept), Andrew Gerle (music direction), … Continue reading

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