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 PERIODICA ARTICLES

The (Drag) Queen's Speech: Talking with Terence Boyle (auth: Mary Shen Barnidge) 3/15
The Future of Theater (auth: Jack Lyons) 8/14
John Douglas Thompson: Articulating the Journey (auth: Charles Giuliano) 2/15
New Orleans Theater After Katrina (auth: Charles Giuliano) 3/15
Spring Theater Preview in Chicago (auth: Mary Shen Barnidge) 3/15
Urbanite Theater Sets Sights on Downtown Sarasota (auth: Marie J. Kilker) 1/15

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
The Audience (Gerald Schoenfeld Theater, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) to 6/28/15
The Audience (Gerald Schoenfeld Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 6/28/15
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 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
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (Walter Kerr Theater, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) open run
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (Walter Kerr Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (Walter Kerr Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (Walter Kerr Theater, rev: Elyse Trevers) open run
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Belasco Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Honeymoon in Vegas (Nederlander Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 4/5/15
It's Only a Play (Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 6/7/15
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
Mamma Mia! (Winter Garden Theater, rev: David Lefkowitz) open run
Mamma Mia! (Winter Garden Theater, rev: Jeannie Lieberman) open run
Mamma Mia! (Winter Garden Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Matilda (Shubert Theater, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) open run
Matilda (Shubert Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
On the Town (Lyric Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
On the Twentieth Century (American Airlines Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 7/5/15
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
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

Application Pending (Westside Theater, rev: Ed Rubin) to 4/19/15
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
Cronica de una muerte anunciada (Repertorio Espanol, rev: David Lipfert) open run
Fabulous! The Queen of New Musical Comedies (Times Square Arts Center, rev: Elizabeth Ahlfors) open run
Fabulous! The Queen of New Musical Comedies (Times Square Arts Center, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
The Fantasticks (Snapple Center, rev: Richmond Shepard) to 5/3/15
Fuerza Bruta (Daryl Roth Theater, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
Gazillion Bubble Show (New World Stages, rev: Richmond Shepard) open run
My Son the Waiter (Stage 72, rev: Richmond Shepard) to 4/5/15

REGIONAL THEATER

Both Your Houses (Asolo Rep, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Klker) to 4/12/15
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
Dunsinane (tour at Wallis Annenberg Center, Beverly Hills, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 4/5/15
Five Presidents (Milwaukee Rep, Milwaukee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 4/5/15
Fly (Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 4/4/15
The Full Monty (Kokandy at Theater Wit, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 4/12/15
Genius (Profiles at Alley Stage, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 5/3/15
The Hammer Trinity (House Theater at Chopin Theater, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 5/3/15
Jazz Hot Mamas (West Coast Black Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 4/4/15
The King and I (Dallas Summer Musicals, Dallas, TX, rev: Rita Faye Smith) to 4/5/15
Kiss Kiss Cabaret (Uptown Underground, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
Low Down, Dirty Blues (Milwaukee Rep, Milwaukee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to: 5/24/15
Marie Antoinette (Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 5/10/15
The Matchmaker (Asolo Rep, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 4/11/15
Never Marry a Girl with Cold Feet (Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 6/7/15
One Came Home (Lifeline Theater, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 4/5/15
Outside Mullingar (Northlight Theater, Chicago, IL) to 4/19/15
Our Betters (Asolo Rep, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker to 4/18/15
Picture Imperfect (Bread and Roses at the Athenaeum, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 4/4/15
The Second City: Panic on Cloud 9 (Second City, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
Sight Unseen (WTV at The Lounge, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 4/26/15
Titus Andronicus (Babes with Blades, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 4/4/15
Train to Zakopane (Rainbow at Edgemar Center, Santa Monica, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to open run
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea(Strawdog Theater, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) to 4/7/15

 INTERNATIONAL THEATER

The Enchanted Garden of Love (La Comedie Italienne, Paris, France, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to Summer 2015
How to Become Parisian in One Hour (Theatre des Nouveautes, Paris, France, rev: Marie J. Kilker) open run
Macbeth (Theatre du Soleil, Vincennes, France, rev: Marie J. Kilker) open run