The timeless songs of the Gershwins have once again proven a worthy framework on which to hang a quirky and funny new musical. But the score isn't the only part of Nice Work If You Can Get It that harkens back to a time gone by. This show is a straight up 1920s farce and features all of the charm of the roaring decade in a neat little package. From the throw-back costumes to the rum-running gangsters defying prohibition to make their living, this show oozes the nostalgia of a romanticized time g... [Read more]
As we thaw out from the chill of winter and as New York City's tourism heats back up, Broadway is gearing up for the crowds with a slew of new shows. There are 14 new productions opening in April alone (to give you some perspective, there are only 40 Broadway theatres in total). Spring is always a fertile time for Broadway partly because the deadline for Tony Award eligibility looms (this year, it is April 26th). Producers hope that by debuting so close to the Awards, that they will be fresh, ob... [Read more]
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