Author Archive | Richard Seff


‘Skylight’ at The Golden Theatre in New York City

For those of you who love live theatre enough to cherish the teamwork of two major acting talents, Skylight by David Hare should motivate you to book yourself a seat this spring, for the run is limited and the play will close in late June. Another reason to move quickly is Hare’s language — only […]

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‘Gigi’ at The Neil Simon Theatre in New York City

The current stage revival on Broadway of Lerner and Loewe’s film Gigi is lovely to look at. It’s filled with principal performers in supporting roles, who have played leads on Broadway, and for those of us who’ve admired them over the years, it’s a pleasure to see three of them together, still in top form. […]

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‘Paint Your Wagon’ at City Center’s Encores

I’m sending you this note on the City Center’s staged reading of Lerner and Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon even though its brief 6 performances scheduled ended earlier today. I was at yesterday’s matinee and it was such an extraordinary event I want to share the good news that, during the performance, the executors of the […]

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‘The Heidi Chronicles’ at The Music Box Theatre

In 1989 Wendy Wasserstein’s play hit Broadway hard,  dealing with her fervent feelings about women’s liberation which began with her graduation from high school just as the 1960s were rolling in. She begins the play at that graduation, and the first act concerns itself with her emergence as a woman, along with her growing awareness […]

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