This 1950 musical has some charming numbers, but without a monster personality at its center it seems like less of a comedy than a requiem.
The creators of “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope” took their bighearted revue all the way to Broadway. A concert production will show how it plays today.
The death of the show’s composer, Michael Friedman, makes this musical about loss an accidental and indispensable elegy.
There are shows that find their true best form in concert. “Songs for a New World,” which was Jason Robert Brown’s first musical, is one of these.
A 2018 look at the 1986 Broadway version of a 1937 musical leaves some things blurry and others all too clear.
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.