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January 24, 2013

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:
Annie (musical, G, reviewed here)
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (musical, PG-13, closes Mar. 10, reviewed here)
Once (musical, G/PG-13, nearly all performances sold out last week, reviewed here)
The Other Place (drama, PG-13, closes Mar. 3, reviewed here)
Picnic (drama, PG-13, closes Feb. 24, reviewed here)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (drama, PG-13/R, closes Mar. 3, 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)

CLOSING NEXT WEEK IN SARASOTA, FLA.:
The Best of Enemies (drama, PG-13, closes Feb. 2, reviewed here)

CLOSING FRIDAY IN BOSTON:
Our Town (drama, G, remounting of off-Broadway production, original production reviewed here)

CLOSING SATURDAY IN FORT MYERS, FLA.:
The Little Foxes (drama, PG-13, reviewed here)

CLOSING SATURDAY ON BROADWAY:
Evita (musical, PG-13, many performances sold out last week, reviewed here)

Posted January 24, 2013 12:00 AM

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