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 A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder ****
Airline Highway ***1/2
Allegiance **1/2  
All That Fall **** PC
All That Fall **** DS
All The Way ****
Amazing Grace **1/2 
An Act of God **1/2  
And Away We Go
**
Annie

A Night With Janis Joplin **

A Raisin in the Sun *****

A Time to Kill * By David Sheward
Ann ***
The Addams Family ****
The Assembled Parties ***
All About Me
American Idiot ****
Anything Goes ***

The Audience **** By Patrick Christiano
The Audience *** By David Sheward
A Little Night Music ***1/2

A View From The Bridge ***** By David Sheward
A View From The Bridge ****1/2 By Paulanne Simmons
August: Osage County *****
A Picture of Autumn ****
The American Plan
Bright Star ** By David Sheward
Bright Star **** By Iris Wiener
A Bronx Tale
Bad Jews ****
Billy Budd ****
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo ***
Betrayal **** DS
Big Fish **1/2 By David Sheward
Big Fish ** By  Lauren Yarger
Betrayal **** DS
Billy Elliot *****
BlIthe Spirit
Breadfast at Tiffany’s ** By Isa Goldberg
Brief Encounter *****
Boeing-Boeing

Bonnie & Clyde **1/2
The Big Knife
**

Bring It On:The Musical
****
Bronx Bombers **

Bullets Over Broadway **

Cinderella **1/2
China Doll * 
DS Butley **

A Bronx Tale
Casa Valentina **1/2
Chaplin **1/2
Charlaton ***1/2
The Color Purple ****
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time***** 

A Chorus Line
The Country House **
A Man For All Seasons
All My Sons
110 in the Shade
The Apple
Tree
Catch Me If You Can ***
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ***1/2
Chinglish **
The Cripple of Inishmaan
Cry Baby
Come Back Little Sheba
Cirque Dreams A Jungle Fantasy
Curtains
Cymbeline
Dinner With Friends ***
Disaster **** By David Sheward
Disaster **** By Paulanne Simmon

The Assembled Parties ***
The Bridges of Madison County
**1/2

The Capables ****
The Coast of Utopia-Part One: Voyage
The Coast of Utopia-Part Two: Shipwreck
The Coast of Utopia- Part Three: Salvage
The Drowsy Chaperone
Company

The Country Girl
The Cripple of Inishmaan ****

The Trip To Bountiful **** By Patrick Christiano
The Trip to Bountiful
**** By David Sheward33 Variations
Dames at Sea **** 
Death of a Salesman *****
Desire
Deuce
Disaster **
The Farnsworth Invention
The Encounter ****  
Fun Home ****
Fiddler on the Roof ****
Finding Neverland *1/2
Enron
Every Day Rapture

Evita*** 
Exit The King

Equus
The Father ***1/2
Fool For Love ***
Follies
Fifty Words
First Date ***
Fishing For Wives ***1/2
From White Plains ***1/2
Frost/Nixon

The Glass Menagerie ***** By David Sheward
The Glass Menagerie *** By Lauren Yarger
Glengarry Glen Ross ****
Gigi **1/2

The Gin Game **1/2
Golden Boy *****
God Of Carnage
Godspell *1/2
Golden Boy *****

Good People
Grease
Grease ****
Grey Gardens
Gypsy 2007/20008 production with Patti LuPone

Guys and Dolls
Hair:The American Triibal Love-Rock Muscial ****

Hand To God ****  By Patrick Christiano  
 Hand To God **** By David Sheward 
Hand To God *****

Hands on a Hardbody ***1/2
Hedda Gabler
The Heiress****
Holler If Ya Hear Me **
The Homecoming
Hearbreak House
High Fidelity
Hughie *
The Color Purple ****  CLOSED
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ***** CLOSED
King Charles III
****Spring Awakening
 Thérèse Raquin ** 
****The Nance
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
The Marriage of Bette & Boo
Its Only A Play **
Orphans
In The Heights ****
On the Twentieth Century ****1/2
It Shoulda Been You ** By David Sheward
***It Shoulda Been You 1/2 By Paulanne Simmons
**** PC I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers
  I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers ****DS
Inherit the Wind
Jay Johnson: The Two and Only

Jitney ***** Reviewed by David Sheward 
Jitney ****1/2 Reviewed by Isa Goldberg

Joe Turner;s Come and Gone
Jekyll & Hyde *1/2

The Little Dog LaughedThe Killer ***1/2

The Importance Of Being Earnest

The Ritz
The Seagull
**1/2The Real Thing
She Loves Me ***** By David Sheward
She Loves Me *** By Paulanne Simmons
Something Rotten ****
Sondheim on Sondheim
The Snow Geese ** By David Sheward
The Snow Geese ** By Sam Affoumado

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark
***1/2Skylight
The Tribute Artist ***
The 39 Steps
 *****La Cage aux Folles
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill ****
Reviewed by David Sheward
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill ****
Reviewed by Paulanne Simmons
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill ****Reviewed by Patrick Christiano
Les Miserables ****
Legally Blonde
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
The Little Dog Laughed
Les Miserables ****

Liza’s At The Palace
The Normal Heart
Reasons To Be Pretty
The Ritz

Losing Louie
Love Musik
***** By; David Sheward **** By; Isa GoldbergMatilda the Musical
Matilda the Musical

Looped ***


Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me
***/12  Reviewed By Isa Goldberg Lucky Guy
Lucky Guy ****

Reviewed By David Sheward

**1/2Misery  

Noises Off **** 


A Moon for the Misbegotten

Mothers and Sons **1/2 

@ the Park Avenue Armory **** Macbeth
Macbeth ** DS
Macbeth ** LY
Machinal **** Reviewed By David Sheward
Machinal **** Revewed By Sam Affoumado

Machinal * Reviewed By Lauren Yarger
Master Class
Mary Stuart
Much Ado About Nothing

***1/2
That Championship Season **
 ***The Miracle Worker
Mauritius

Memphis*****

My Big Gay Italian Wedding
Newsies The MusicaL**


The Normal Heart*****
No Man’s Land and Waiting for Godot ****
Nikolai and the Others ****

This Is Our Youth ****
Of Mice and Men ****

On the Town ****
Pal Joey
Passing Strange

****Pippin
Porgy & Bess ***1/2
Relatively Speaking**1/2
The Road To Mecca***1/2
The Road To Mecca***
Rock of Ages **

***1/2Rocky

The Seagull
*****The Rivals

That Championship Season **

 **1/2Sylvia

Shakespeare & Elizabeth I: The Reality Show! 

Shrek the Musical
Spring Awakening
Stick Fly
Sunday In The Park With George
Tarzan

Title of Show
Top Girls
Translations
The Color Purple
Tales From Red Vienna **

Twelfth Night and Richard III
Fantasia in “The Color Purple”
The Vertical Hour
The Overwhelming
The Year of Magical Thinking
Young Frankenstein
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike *****
The Realistic Joneses **
Venus In Fur ***
The Velocity of Autmmn *1/2

The Visit *****
West Side Story ***
The Winslow Boy **** By David Sheward
The WInslow Boy *** By Lauren Yarger
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Xanadu
Violet ****

ARCHIVES: Off Broadway & Beyond
Allegro***

A Month In The Country **
Application Pending ****

A Beautiful Day In November On The Banks Of The Greatest of the Great

Lakes **1/2Beware of Young Girls: Kate Dimbleby Sings the Dory Previn Story ****

Act One **1/2

Ariadne in Naxos ****Dying for it **
Annie’s Shakespeare Shakedown

Hamlet
Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2, and 3) ***

Row After Row **

The City of Conversation ***

The Recommendation ****  ***1/2
Devil and the Deep

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Pirira
****Philosophy for Gangsters
Helman v. McCarthy ***1/2

I Remember Mama ****
Kung Fu ***
The Commons of Pensicola **
The Jacksonian **
**1/2King Lear
****1/2London Wall
Little Me *****

The Most Deserving ***
The Night Alive ****

This Is My Office **
Little Miss Sunshine **
Love and Information **1/2
Marie Antoinette ****
MARY-KATE OLSEN IS IN LOVE ****
Mr. Burns: A Post-Electic Play ****
**Murder Ballad
Absinthe 2007
Absinthe 2008
Adding Machine
American Sligo
Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy
The American Dream


The Banana Monologues – EN **

The Banana Monlogues – SD **1/2
Crimes of the Heart
A Spanish Play
ABSINTHE 2007
DIrt

Bash’d

DREAMGIRLS ****
The Explorers Club ****

The Exodus Code **1/2
Far From Heaven **
Fetch Clay, Make Man – SD****
Fetch Clay, Make Man– DS ***1/2
Fun Home ****
Edward Albee’s Occupant
Eurydice
This Eurdice Dances to her own Beat in playwright Sarah Huhl’s ever so cute take on Greek mythology. The off beat tale picks up on an old story with unpredictably pleasurable results.
Frankenstein
Fly By Night *****


The Events: **** 

Everything You TouchGood with People ***

Gone Missing
Grace**** Guards at the Taj
By David Sheward GLORIA ****
GLORIA **1/2  By Paulanne Simmons
*1/2Hamlet
Heisenberg **


The Iceman Cometh *****



Informed Consent ****

Into the Woods ***
The Invisible Hand ****
***Iowa
***1/2I See You
Opening Night
I See You
**** John


Handle With Care

The Hatmakers Wife **1/2
Hit the Wall **1/2

Kicking A Dead Horse
The Clean House
The First Breeze of Summer
In a Dark, Dark House
In The Heights MOVED TO BROADWAY

Just Jim Dale ****

Passion ***

2 Across **1/2

The Glorious Ones
The City Club


The Receptionist
The Picture Box

Reasons To Be Pretty
Regrets Only
The Revisionist ***

 Rothschild & Sons **

  ****Ripcord



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Venus in Fur ***

 Romeo and Juliet

Shut Up Sit Down & Eat ***1/2
Shows for Days *** 
**1/2  Significant Other*** 
The Spoils

Triassic Parq The Musical
Opening Night Photos Triassic Parq

Masked
Midsummer Night Dream
33 To Nothing
Secret Order
Sessions
Unconditional
 Lost Lake *** ***
Of Good Stock

***1/2 Oklahoma
The Oldest Boy ***

Our Lady of Kibeho ****

Yank!

Walmartopia
WIT ****
Karen Finley’s Wake Up
Bingo With The Indians


The Boys in the Band
Mr. & Mrs. Fitch


An Early History Of Fire **1/2
August: Osage County

The American Plan

Blithe Spirit
A Bronx Tale
A Catered Affair
A Chorus Line
A Man For All Seasons
All My Sons
110 in the Shade
The Apple Tree
Boeing-Boeing
Butley
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Cry Baby
Cock ***1/2
Come Back Little Sheba
Cirque Dreams A Jungle Fantasy

Curtains
Cymbeline
The Coast of Utopia-Part One: Voyage
The Coast of Utopia-Part Two: Shipwreck
The Coast of Utopia- Part Three: Salvage

The Drowsy Chaperone
Company
The Country Girl
Deuce
Exit The King
The Farnsworth Invention
Frost/Nixon
Grease
Grey Gardens
Gypsy

Guys and Dolls

Hedda Gabler
The Homecoming
Heartbreak House
High Fidelity
13
Is He Dead?
Inherit the Wind
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Jay Johnson: The Two and O

nly
Joe Turner’s Come and Gone


The Little Dog Laughed


Reasons To Be Pretty

The Ritz
The Seagull
Spring Awakening
Sticks and Bones ***
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Les Miserables
Legally Blonde
Liza’s at the Palace
Losing Louie
Love Musik


Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me

A Moon for the Misbegotten
Mauritius
Mr. & Mrs. Fitch

The Norman Conquests
November
Passing Strange

Pal Joey
Pirate Queen
The Revisionist ***
Radio Golf

The Seafarer
Sunday In The Park With George
Tarzan
**

The Tempest
Title of Show
Top Girls
Translations
The Tribute Artist ***
The Color Purple
Fantasia in “The Color Purple”
The Vertical Hour
The Overwhelming

The Woodsman ****
The Winslow Boy **** By David Sheward
The Winslow Boy *** By Lauren Yarger
The Year of Magical Thinking
Yank!
Young Frankenstein
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike *****
Xanadu

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Absinthe
The Accidental Pervert
Adding Machine
American Sligo
Around the World in 80 Days

***

An Early History Of Fire **1/2 Atomic ***1/2

Flea Theater
Bingo With the Indians


Bayside! The Musical ****

Between Riverside and Crazy: ****
Benny

****Big Love
The Boys in the Band

Brooklynite **
The Biscuit Club
By The Water **

Bunnicula ****
bCarousel ***
The City Clu

 Cloud Nine ****  **** By David ShewardThe Christians


The Christians **** 

 By Lauren Yarger

This Eurdice Dances to her own Beat in playwright Sarah Huhl’s ever so cute take on Greek mythology. The off beat tale picks up on an old story with unpredictably pleasurable results.

*

**

Dead and Breathing ***1/2 

Daddy Long Legs: ** 

The Biscuit Club
By The Water **
Contes d’Hoffman Tales of Hoffman ****
Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy
Cock ***1/2
Domesticated **** DS


Domesticated **** LY

**1/2
Doctor Faustus

Elaine Stritch: I’m Still Here ***
Emmett Down in My Heart ***
The American Dream
Bash’d
Candida
Crimes of the Heart
DREAMGIRLS ****
A Spanish Play
ABSINTHE 2007
DIrt
Edward Albee’s Occupant
Eurydice


Falling****
*****Eve

Fifty Words


From White Plains ***1/2

Frankenstein
Good with People ***
Gone Missing ***1/2
The Great God Pan

Grace
Hair
Heresy ***

HIM *1/2
HotelMotelKicking A Dead Horse
3 Kinds of Exile **


Karen Finley’s Wake Up

The Madrid **1/2 – Reviewed By David ShewardLives of the Saints

Lives of the Saints **1/2  – Reviewed By Iris Wiener
The Old Friends ****


Passion ***
Talley’s Folly ****
The Caucasian Chalk Circle ***
The Pigeoning ****

The Capables ****
The Canterbury Tales Remixed
The City Club

The Clean House

The Cripple of Inishmaan
The First Breeze of Summer
***1/2The Great God Pan
BooThe Marriage of Bette and
In a Dark, Dark House
In The Heights MOVED TO BROADWAY
13 Things About Ed Carpolotti ***
Penny Fuller in 13 Things***1/2

The Glorious Ones
The Picture Box
The Receptionist


The Revisionist ***

Reasons To Be Pretty
Regrets Only
Renegade Princess


Romeo and Juliet


Tar Baby ***

Triassic Parq The Musical ****
Texas in Paris

Opening Night Photos Triasic Parq

The Lyons
Lips Together, Teeth Apart **


My Big Gay Italian Wedding

Masked

Midsummer Night Dream
Normalcy ***

Mr. & Mrs. Fitch*1/2
33 To Nothing

One Thousand Blinks ***1/2

The Revisionist ***
The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin – SD ***1/2

The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin – DS ****
Sessions

Silence! The MusicalShida

Son of a Gun***
Somewhere in Time *1/2

Storyville ***
Unconditional 
Untying Love ****


Venice **1/2

Yank!
Walmartopia


What The Public Wants

Wolf Hall Part 1: Wold Hall ****

Wolf Hall Part 2: Bring Up the Bodies ****

 

 

This Eurdice Dances to her own Beat in playwright Sarah Huhl’s ever so cute take on Greek mythology. The off beat tale picks up on an old story with unpredictably pleasurable results.

**

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Absinthe

The Accidental Pervert
Adding Machine
American Sligo
Around the World in 80 Days

***
An Early History Of Fire **1/2

Flea Theater
Bingo With the Indians


The Boys in the Band

Bunnicula ****
The City Club
Benny
Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy
Cock ***1/2***
The Death of Klinghoffer

The American Dream
Bash’d
Candida
Crimes of the Heart
DREAMGIRLS ****
A Spanish Play
ABSINTHE 2007
DIrt
Edward Albee’s Occupant
Eurydice
 
Falling****


Fifty Words


From White Plains ***1/2

Frankenstein
Good with People ***
Gone Missing ***1/2
The Great God Pan

Grace
Hair
Heresy ***

HIM *1/2
HotelMotelKicking A Dead Horse
3 Kinds of Exile **


Karen Finley’s Wake Up

The Madrid

Passion ***

The Old Friends ****

The Pigeoning ****

Talley’s Folly ****
The Caucasian Chalk Circle ***

The Correspondent ****
The Capables ****
The Canterbury Tales Remixed
The City Club

The Clean House
The Cripple of Inishmaan
The First Breeze of Summer
The Tribute Artist ***
***1/2The Great God Pan
BooThe Marriage of Bette and
**The Tempest
** *10 Out of 12
“The Undeniable Sound of Right Now” Opening
In a Dark, Dark House
In The Heights MOVED TO BROADWAY
13 Things About Ed Carpolotti ***
Penny Fuller in 13 Things***1/2

The Glorious Ones
The Picture Box
The Receptionist

The Revisionist ***
Reasons To Be Pretty
Regrets Only
Renegade Princess


Romeo and Juliet

Shaw Festival Part I
Pygmalion
June 27 ***
—Oct. 24. Festival Theatre, 10 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Running time: two hours and 30 mins. including intermission.
Sweet Charity ****
The Divine: A Play for Sarah Bernhardt **

The Twelve-Pound Look ****
Shaw Festival Part II
The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures ****

You Never Can Tell ****
Light Up the Sky ****

Tar Baby ***
Triassic Parq The Musical

Opening Night Photos Triasic Parq
The Lyons

My Big Gay Italian Wedding

Masked

Midsummer Night Dream

The Mystery of Love and Sex *** Reviewed by David Sheward
The Mystery of Love and Sex *** Reviewed by Lauren Yarger

Nevermore *1/2 Reviewed by David Sheward

Nevermore ***1/2 Reviewed by Paulanne Simmons
A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations) **1/2
Pocatello *****Normalcy ***

Mr. & Mrs. Fitch*1/2
33 To Nothing

One Thousand Blinks ***1/2 ***
The Qualms


Rasheeda Speaking ****

The Revisionist ***
The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin – SD ***1/2

The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin – DS ****

Ripper *** 

SessionsSilence! The MusicalShida
Son of a Gun***
Somewhere in Time *1/2

Storyville ***
Unconditional

Untying Love ****  Under My Skin *


Venice **1/2

Yank!
Walmartopia ***The World of Extreme Happiness
What The Public Wants

When We Were Young and Unafraid ***1/2 Reviewed by David Sheward
When We Were Young and Unafraid ***** Reviewed by Paulanne Simmons

Women Without Men **** By David Sheward

Women Without Men  ***1/2 By Paulanne Simmons