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PERIODICA ARTICLES

The American Theater Critics Association in New York (auth: Charles Giuliano) 11/15
Chicago Winter Preview (auth: Mary Shen Barnidge) 1/16
Hamilton's Burr: Leslie Odom (auth: Charles Giuliano) 12/15
Hello Again Dolly! Jerry Herman's Classic to Return with Bette Midler (auth: Ellis Nassour, 2/16)
The Prime of Miss (er, Dame) Maggie Smith (auth: Ellis Nassour) 12/15
The New Razzle Dazzle - Michael Riedel's Broadway History (auth: Ellis Nassour) 12/15
Take Home Broadway - on Disc! (auth: Ellis Nassour) 6/15
Tradition! Barbara Isenberg's New Book Looks at the History of Fiddler (auth: Ellis Nassour) 2/16

CRITICOPIA REVIEWS

BROADWAY

Aladdin (New Amsterdam Theater, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) open run
Aladdin (New Amsterdan Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Aladdin (New Amsterdam Theater, rev: Jeannie Lieberman) open run
Aladdin (New Amsterdam Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Aladdin (New Amsterdam Theater, rev: Elyse Trevers) open run
An American in Paris (Palace Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
An American in Paris (Palace Theater, rev: Marie J. Kilker) open run
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Stephen Sondheim Theater, rev: Edward Rubin) open run
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Stephen Sondheim Theater, rev: Jeannie Lieberman) open run
The Book of Mormon (Eugene O'Neill Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Chicago (Ambassador Theater, rev: David Lefkowitz) open run
The Color Purple (Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Barrymore Theater, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) open run
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Barrymore Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Barrymore Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Fiddler on the Roof (Broadway Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Finding Neverland (Lunt-Fontanne Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Fun Home (Circle in the Square, rev: Anne Siegel) open run
Hamilton (Richard Rodgers Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Hamilton (Richard Rodgers Theater, rev: Charles Giuliano) open run
The King and I (LCT - Vivian Beaumont Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Kinky Boots (Al Hirschfeld Theater, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) open run
Kinky Boots (Al Hirschfeld Theater, rev: Scott Bennett) open run
Kinky Boots (Al Hirschfeld Theater, rev: Glenn Loney) open run
Kinky Boots (Al Hirschfeld Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
The Lion King (Minskoff Theater, rev: David Lefkowitz) open run
The Lion King (Minskoff Theater, rev: Ellis Nassour) open run
The Lion King (Minskoff Theater, rev: Simon Saltzman) open run
Matilda (Shubert Theater, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) open run
Matilda (Shubert Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Misery (Broadhurst Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 2/14/16
Noises Off (Roundabout at American Airlines Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 3/6/16
On Your Feet (Marquis Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Our Mother's Brief Affair (MTC at Samuel J. Friedman Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 3/6/16
The Phantom of the Opera (Majestic Theater, rev: David Lefkowitz) open run
The Phantom of the Opera (Majestic Theater, rev: Jeannie Lieberman) open run
The Phantom of the Opera (Majestic Theater, rev: Ellis Nassour) open run
School of Rock (Winter Garden Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Something Rotten! (St. James Theater, rev: Steve Cohen) open run
Something Rotten! (St. James Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Something Rotten! (St. James Theater, rev: Marie J. Kilker) open run
A View from the Bridge (Lyceum Theater, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) to 2/21/16
Wicked (Gershwin Theater, rev: Steve Cohen) open run
Wicked (Gershwin Theater, rev: David Lefkowitz) open run
Wicked (Gershwin Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Wicked (Gershwin Theater, rev: Anne Siegel) open run

OFF-BROADWAY

Avenue Q (New World Stages, rev: David Lefkowitz) open run
Avenue Q (New World Stages, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Blue Man Group (Astor Place Theater, rev: David Lefkowitz) open run
Boogie Stomp (Elektra Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Cronica de una muerte anunciada (Repertorio Espanol, rev: David Lipfert) open run
Daddy Long Legs (Davenport Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
The Fantasticks (Snapple Center, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
The Fantasticks (Snapple Center, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Fuerza Bruta (Daryl Roth Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Gazillion Bubble Show (New World Stages, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Maurice Hines: Tappin' Thru Life (New World Stages, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) to 3/13/16
Snow White (Company XIV at Minetta Lane Theater, rev: Edward Rubin) to 3/12/16
The 39 Steps (Union Square Theater, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) open run
Trip of Love (Stage 42, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run

REGIONAL THEATER

Agnes of God (Renaissance Theaterworks, Milwaukee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 2/14/16
An Act of God (Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 3/13/16
Ah, Wilderness! (Asolo Rep at FSU Center, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 4/10/16
All the Way (Asolo Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 4/9/16
American Buffalo (Mary-Arrchie Theater, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 3/6/16
Another Word for Beauty (Goodman Theater, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 2/21/16
Barcelona (Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 3/13/16
Butler (Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 2/21/16
Bye Bye Liver (Public House, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
Cupid has a Heart On (Stage 773, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
Devil's Music (Milwaukee Rep, Milwaukee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 3/20/16
Dream Catcher (Fountain Theater, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 3/21/16
The Flick (Forward at Overture Center, Madison, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 2/14/16
Holes (Marcus Center, Milwaukee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 2/14/16
An Iliad (Geva Theater, Rochester, NY, rev: Herbert M. Simpson) to 2/21/16
Kiss Kiss Cabaret (Uptown Underground, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
Living on Love (Asolo Rep, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 2/25/16
London Wall (Griffin at The Den, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 2/14/16
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (West Coast Black Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 2/20/16
The Magic Lounge (Magic Lounge, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
The Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes (Mercury Theater, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 3/20/16
My Sister (Odyssey Theater, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 3/6/16
Of Mice and Men (Milwaukee Rep, Milwaukee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 2/21/16
The Old Friends (Raven Theater, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 3/26/16
Outside Mullingar (Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 3/27/16
Sunset Baby (Timeline Theater, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 4/10/16
Thom Pain (Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 2/14/16
Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 (Next Act Theater, Milwakee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 2/21/16
Yesterday (Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 5/1/16