New York City Theater

Filichia on Friday: ‘The 2015 Broadway University Final Exam’

It's an honor to bring Peter Filichia's column every week on Kritzerland called 'Filichia on Friday' to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This Week:  The 2015 Broadway University Final Exam ______ Purchase...

DCMetroTheaterArts Columnist Richard Seff is Elated that Julie Halston and Brad...

In a phone call earlier today, DCMetroTheaterArts' columnist Richard Seff was elated that Julie Halston and Brad Oscar were named this year's recipients of the award that...

‘Fun Home’ Receives 12 Tony Nominations

The glittering prizes keep coming for Fun Home, a mainstream musical about a young lesbian and her closeted gay father. Fun Home received 12, that’s...

Filichia on Friday: ‘April’s Leftovers and May’s Brainteaser’

It's an honor to bring Peter Filichia's column every week on Kritzerland called 'Filichia on Friday' to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This Week:  April’s Leftovers and May’s Brainteaser ______ Purchase Peter...

‘Something Rotten!’ at The St. James Theatre in New York City

It doesn't sound like much of an epitaph for a Broadway season, but Something Rotten is indeed the title of the last show to...

Watch the 69th Annual Tony Award Nominations Being Announced: ‘An...

HERE ARE THE 2015 TONY AWARD NOMINEES Best Play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Author: Simon Stephens Producers: Stuart Thompson, Tim Levy for NT...

‘Wolf Hall’ at The Winter Garden Theatre in New York City

Hillary Mantel is a novelist, dramatist and critic whose best known works are her two novels about the Tudor statesman Thomas Cromwell. The play...

‘Dr. Zhivago’ at The Broadway Theatre in New York City

This will be a short review because I have respect for the creative team behind Doctor Zhivago, but disappointment in their relentlessly moving musical...

Filichia on Friday: “Paris Makes Me Thorny” by Peter Filichia

It's an honor to bring Peter Filichia's column every week on Kritzerland called 'Filichia on Friday' to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This Week:  Paris Makes Me Thorny ______ Read Richard Seff's...

‘Finding Neverland’ at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City

I suggest that producers, composers, writers, stars and others with lots of money earned from their work other than in theatre, those who have...

‘The King and I’ at The Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln...

When all the elements fuse, when a director is clearly in charge and on the right track, it is such a pleasure to be...

‘The Visit’ at The Lyceum in New York City

Full disclosure: I have known and loved Chita Rivera and her talent since we were virtually toddlers. I was then (we're talking the early...

‘Living on Love’ at The Longacre Theatre in New York City

In the 1940s and '50s summer theatres popped up all over the place, particularly in New England, where every other town boasted of one....

Filichia on Friday: ‘Gigi’s New Gig’

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‘An American in Paris’ at The Palace Theatre in New York...

"Fresh as paint" kept buzzing through my head as I sat, enthralled, as this latest "new musical based on a famous film" sang and...

‘It Shoulda Been You’ at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New...

If you leave your sense of disbelief checked in the cloak room at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Broadway, you might just have a...

‘Old Wicked Songs’ at 1st Stage

Occasionally, a show blows me away and I want to grab the arm of people walking by on the street and steer them to...

‘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...

‘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...

‘Filichia on Friday’: ‘If You Insist on Hearing My Opinion …’

It's an honor to bring Peter Filichia's column every week on Kritzerland called 'Filichia on Friday' to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This Week:  If You Insist on Hearing My...