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December 5, 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)
A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder (musical, PG-13, reviewed here)
Macbeth (Shakespeare, PG-13, closes Jan. 12, reviewed here)
Matilda (musical, G, reviewed here)
No Man's Land/Waiting for Godot (drama, PG-13, unsuitable for children, playing in rotating repertory through Mar. 2, reviewed here)
Once (musical, G/PG-13, reviewed here)
Twelfth Night (Shakespeare, G/PG-13, extended through Feb. 16, 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 Commons of Pensacola (drama, PG-13, closes Jan. 26, reviewed here)
The Fantasticks (musical, G, suitable for children capable of enjoying a love story, reviewed here)
Fun Home (musical, PG-13, unsuitable for children, newly extended through Jan. 12, reviewed here)
Hamlet/Saint Joan (drama, G/PG-13, remounting of off-Broadway production, performed in rotating repertory, closes Feb. 2, original production reviewed here)
Juno and the Paycock (drama, G/PG-13, far too dark for children, extended through Jan. 26, reviewed here)

Show Boat (musical, G, remounting of Goodspeed Musicals production, suitable for bright children, closes Dec. 29, original production reviewed here)

Good Person of Szechwan (play, PG-13, closes Dec. 8, reviewed here)

Posted December 5, 2013 12:00 AM

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