October 3, 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.
• Annie (musical, G, closing Jan. 5, reviewed here)
• Matilda (musical, G, all performances sold out last week, reviewed here)
• Once (musical, G/PG-13, nearly all performances sold out last week, reviewed here)
• 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)
• Natural Affection (drama, R, closes Oct. 26, reviewed here)
• The Old Friends (drama, PG-13, newly extended through Oct. 20, reviewed here)
IN SPRING GREEN, WISCONSIN:
• Antony and Cleopatra (Shakespeare, PG-13, closes Oct. 20, reviewed here)
• Dickens in America (one-man play, G, too demanding for small children, closes Oct. 19, reviewed here)
Posted October 3, 2013 12:00 AM