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October 17, 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, closing Jan. 5, reviewed here)
Matilda (musical, G, nearly all performances sold out last week, reviewed here)
Once (musical, G/PG-13, 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 SOON OFF BROADWAY:
Natural Affection (drama, R, closes Oct. 26, reviewed here)
Philip Goes Forth (drama, G, not suitable for small children, closes Oct. 27, reviewed here)

CLOSING SOON IN ASHLAND, OREGON:
My Fair Lady (musical, G, closes Nov. 3, reviewed here)

CLOSING NEXT WEEK IN NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ONTARIO:
Our Betters (comedy, PG-13, closes Oct. 27, reviewed here)

CLOSING THIS WEEKEND IN SPRING GREEN, WISCONSIN:
Antony and Cleopatra (Shakespeare, PG-13, closes Sunday, reviewed here)
Dickens in America (one-man play, G, too demanding for small children, closes Saturday, reviewed here)

CLOSING SATURDAY IN NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ONTARIO:
Major Barbara (drama, PG-13, reviewed here)

CLOSING SUNDAY OFF BROADWAY:
The Old Friends (drama, PG-13, reviewed here)

Posted October 17, 2013 12:00 AM

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