If the question is “Wicked” again, the answer is a resounding yes. Now considered the fifth-longest show on Broadway, this touring production of “Wicked” at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland, proves that its themes not only remain current, but are more relevant than ever. And if you hap…

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Broadway’s larger than life musical, “Cabaret,” was originally produced at Blank Canvas Theatre in 2016. The current remounted production opened Dec. 3 during Chanukah, a time where Jews around the world are lighting menorahs and prominently displaying them in their windows to fulfill the mi…

At the start of 2020, the stage was literally set for a New York City audition reading of Mike Petrone’s “Caesar: The Musical” before an audience filled with potential backers and producers. A studio recording of the songs in this Broadway-bound passion project had also been created for dist…

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How renowned is Neil Simon? He has been showered with more Academy and Tony nominations than any other writer and is the only playwright to have four Broadway productions running simultaneously. In 1983, he became the only living playwright to have a Broadway theater named after him.

From the start, none too fragile theatre in Akron has produced plays that offer the darker and more disturbing sides of the modern zeitgeist. Works like Neil LaBute’s “In a Forest, Dark and Deep,” Johnna Adams’ “Sans Merci,” and Matt Pelfrey’s “Pure Shock Value” take the stage rather than an…

A clear sign that the New York City theater scene is coming back to life after its March 2020 pandemic shutdown is the September 2021 world premiere of “A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet.” This show – the first new musical to debut Off-Broadway since theaters went dark – is the brainchild…