A 2018 look at the 1986 Broadway version of a 1937 musical leaves some things blurry and others all too clear.
Category Archives: Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert (Series)
This sumptuous if uninvolving Encores! production invites you to wallow with the beautiful and damned in old Berlin.
The Encores! series pulls some oddities out of the American musical trunk and comes up with … an oddity.
An Encores! Off-Center production of this 1980 musical by Maurice Sendak and Carole King shows how far the story has strayed from the dour books it is based on.
Kirsten Childs’s 2000 musical about internalized racism gets a playful, poignant production at Encores! Off-Center.
A ballet by Matthew Bourne, a gala production of “Brigadoon” and the 25th anniversary of Encores! are among the highlights.
Encores! makes a marvelous if last-ditch case for the cult musical based on “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey.”
Cole Porter’s lost musical from 1930 raises a glass to the giddy heyday of Prohibition and high (really high) society.
The musicals “Assassins,” “The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin” and “Really Rosie” will be performed during the Encores! Off-Center season.
At City Center, an irresistible Huckleberry Finn but no new insights into the questions of race and responsibility that his story always raises.