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September 27, 2012

TT: So you want to see a show?

Here's my list of recommended Broadway, off-Broadway, and out-of-town shows, updated weekly. In all cases, I gave these shows favorable reviews (if sometimes qualifiedly so) in The Wall Street Journal when they opened. For more information, click on the title.

BROADWAY:
Bring It On (musical, G, closes Jan. 20, reviewed here)
Evita (musical, PG-13, reviewed here)
Once (musical, G/PG-13, nearly all performances sold out last week, reviewed here)

OFF BROADWAY:
Avenue Q (musical, R, adult subject matter and one show-stopping scene of puppet-on-puppet sex, reviewed here)
The Fantasticks (musical, G, suitable for children capable of enjoying a love story, reviewed here)
Tribes (drama, PG-13, closes Jan. 6, reviewed here)

IN NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ONTARIO:
Misalliance (serious comedy, G/PG-13, far too talky for children, closes Oct. 27, reviewed here)
Present Laughter (comedy, PG-13, closes Oct. 28, reviewed here)

IN SPRING GREEN, WISC.:
Skylight (drama, PG-13, adult subject matter, closes Oct. 20, reviewed here)

CLOSING TONIGHT IN SPRING GREEN, WISC.:
Heroes (serious comedy, G, not suitable for children, reviewed here)

CLOSING FRIDAY IN SPRING GREEN, WISC.:
Richard III (Shakespeare, PG-13, adult subject matter, reviewed here)

CLOSING SATURDAY IN EAST HADDAM, CONN.:
Carousel (musical, G, closes Sept. 29, reviewed here)

Posted September 27, 2012 12:00 AM

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