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April 11, 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, most performances sold out last week, 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)
The Madrid (drama, PG-13, closes May 5, reviewed here)
Talley's Folly (drama, PG-13, closes May 12, reviewed here)
Women of Will (Shakespearean lecture-recital, G/PG-13, closes June 2, reviewed here)

CLOSING SOON OFF BROADWAY:
All in the Timing (comedy, PG-13, closes Apr. 28, reviewed here)
Donnybrook! (musical, G/PG-13, suitable for children capable of enjoying a love story, closes Apr. 28, reviewed here)
The Revisionist (drama, PG-13, closes Apr. 27, reviewed here)

CLOSING NEXT WEEK IN SARASOTA, FLA.:
You Can't Take It With You (comedy, G, closes Apr. 20, original production reviewed here)

CLOSING NEXT WEEK OFF BROADWAY:
Passion (musical, PG-13, closes Apr. 19, reviewed here)

CLOSING SUNDAY IN LOS ANGELES:
Tribes (drama, PG-13, remounting of original off-Broadway production, original production reviewed here)

CLOSING SATURDAY ON BROADWAY:
Hands on a Hardbody (musical, G/PG-13, reviewed here)

CLOSING SUNDAY OFF BROADWAY:
Belleville (drama, R, reviewed here)
Happy Birthday (comedy, PG-13, reviewed here)

Posted April 11, 2013 12:00 AM

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