★★★ A gay romance from the 1960s glimmers within a little musical bubble
★★ Mark Sonnenblick is the composer-;lyricist-bookwriter of a sorry tale of 1960s gay romance
★★★★ Long-Run Lookback: McNally, Ahrens and Flaherty ransack the operetta playbook, with pleasing results
★★ A mash-up of fact and fiction shows that writing plays can be harder than rocket science
★★★ Christian Borle directs two other facile funny men in a play by James Hindman.
★★★★ A brave and mostly successful rethinking of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic
★★★★ Daniel Fish and fine 12-member cast, 7-musician band revitalize the Rodgers-Hammerstein classic
★★★ Anne Bogart stages a 2,400 year-old Greek drama with a few modern notes
★★★★★ Depression-era Minnesotans find no shelter from their storms in Conor McPherson’s adaptation of Bob Dylan’s songs
In his debut column for New York Stage Review, the longtime Village Voice critic reflects on a season of no playgoing
★★★★ Edie Falco plays a political survivor, decades before #MeToo, in Sharr White’s moving play.
★★★★ Long-Run Lookback: Abby Mueller shows the world all the love in her heart as Broadway’s current Carole King in the long-running biomusical
★★★★ Richard Nelson brings his signature understated style to Chekhov’s tragicomedy in this debut from the Hunter Theater Project
★★★★★ Last season’s best new musical retains its magic with a new leading man
★★★★★ Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, and a charismatic ensemble leap out of a queer time capsule from 1968
★★★★★ Lerner and Loewe’s masterwork shines in a masterful new production