★★★ The stage version of Disney’s screen blockbuster spends a bit too much time in the deep freeze.
★★★ A solid Frozen delivers the key moments and some strong performances, but it never truly lets go.
★★ The Jimmy Buffett musical, a paean to chilling out, has good songs, a talented cast, and takes itself way too seriously.
★★★★ Director Christopher Ashley lets bookwriters Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley loose on Parrot Head faves.
★★★★★ Musical comedy doll Bernadette Peters takes command of Dolly, leaving us prostrate with laughter.
★★★★★ A natural stage animal, Peters makes Dolly her own, emphasizing the widowed matchmaker’s fragility and loneliness.