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Love Story: Review Roundup

The U.S. premiere of Love Story, the musical based on Erich Segal’s 1970 novel and film that premiered at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2010 before an Olivier-nominated West End limited run, has opened at Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre to mixed … Continue reading

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Skippyjon Jones: Review Roundup

Last week at Off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel, Theatreworks/USA opened its free summer show, the world premiere one-act musical Skippyjon Jones, based on the popular picture book series by Judy Schachner, to near-unanimous positive reviews. For the record, the creative team includes … Continue reading

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Last Smoker: Review Roundup

The new one-act musical The Last Smoker in America, which had its world premiere in 2010 at Contemporary American Theatre Company in Columbus, opened Off-Broadway last night to weak reviews. For the record, the creative team is Bill Russell (book, … Continue reading

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Triassic Parq: Review Roundup

The new Off-Broadway musical Triassic Parq, which won Best Musical at the 2010 N.Y. Fringe, opened to mixed but generally positive reviews. The creative team includes Marshall Pailet (book, lyrics, music, direction), Bryce Norbitz and Steve Wargo (book, lyrics), Kyle … Continue reading

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Hunchback Variations: Review Roundup

The new Off-Broadway musical The Hunchback Variations, which Theater Oobleck premiered at Chicago’s Victory Gardens earlier this year, opened this week at New York’s 59E59 to mixed but generally positive reviews. The creative team includes Mickle Maher (book and lyrics), … Continue reading

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Open Field: Review Roundup

You Are in an Open Field, the new Off-Broadway musical from New York’s Neo-Futurists, received mixed but generally positive reviews. The creative team is Eevin Hartsough, Kevin R. Free, Marta Rainer and Adam Smith (book and lyrics), Carl Riehl (music), … Continue reading

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