Review: Any Dream Will Do — Brooklyn Assoc. for the Performing Arts. Reviewed by J. Michaels

Academics and musical theatre mavens talk of the evolution of the American musical. Well, there was similar progress bestowed upon the American musical revue. Today, the revue is a small ensemble-driven analysis of the works of a great composer. Examples are Some Enchanted Evening (Rodgers & Hammerstein), Smokey Joe’s Café (Leiber And Stoller), and, of […]

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Super Superstar: BAPA/BTAP rock the house with Jesus Christ Superstar

From the Front Row by J. Michaels Nestled in tree-lined suburban façade of Brooklyn’s Bay Ridge area lives a beautiful summer-stock style theatre in Christ Church. Within the picturesque wooden sloped ceiling and Tudor style frame, The Brooklyn Association of the Performing Arts and The Brooklyn Theatre Arts Project, Inc. presented a truly top-notch production […]

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Laugh, Cry, Enjoy! The Bronx Opera’s spring repertory fills the double bill.

Reviewed By Robert Greene When you take a moment to realize how elitist opera and other forms of classical theatre have become you jump for joy at companies like The Bronx Opera. Translating and updating, they bring works that are slowly becoming invisible to “joe-theatregoer” thanks to soaring ticket costs and exclusive crowds, right to […]

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