A musical about the darkest days of AIDS shows its student-effort roots, but provides a stirring score.
American Blues Theater’s production finds some honesty amid the musical cliches.
The stakes are too low in this musical about the life span of a gay relationship.
The gears keep spinning, but we never get anywhere.
Odd’s Bodkins has created a highly idiosyncratic production steeped in quirky earnestness.
Gus Menary’s ensemble transforms Kenneth Lin’s mechanical script into a warm, nuanced production.
It should be a trainwreck, but it’s not, just so long as you put your intellect on hold.
There’s not enough room in this scattershot world for ideas to deepen.
Steven Dietz’s historical drama starts strong but gets “tangled up in roads.”
It provides all the answers to the central dilemma that you’d expect.
Grief and villainy are no match for optimism, dumb luck, and a banjo.
“If you want something,” they sing, “keep your hands on it.”
Karim Nagi takes his audience on a tour of the Arab world beyond Aladdin.
But Greg Keller’s script takes way too long to get there.
Don’t worry, you won’t have any trouble following this one.