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PERIODICA ARTICLES

From Berlin to Tinseltown: Chicago's Babes with Blades take on a 180 Degree Rule (auth: Mary Shen Barnidge) 4/16 Hamilton's Burr: Leslie Odom (auth: Charles Giuliano) 12/15
Liza Minnelli Celebrates a Milestone (auth: Ellis Nassour) 3/16
Hello Again Dolly! Jerry Herman's Classic to Return with Bette Midler (auth: Ellis Nassour) 2/16
Oxford's New Shakespeare Companion (auth: Ellis Nassour) 3/16
The Prime of Miss (er, Dame) Maggie Smith (auth: Ellis Nassour) 12/15
Ruthless! Extends as its off-Broadway Stars Expand Their Horizons (auth: Ellis Nassour) 3/16
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
Bright Star (Cort Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Cagney (Westside Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 9/25/16
Chicago (Ambassador Theater, rev: David Lefkowitz) open run
The Color Purple (Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
The Crucible (Walter Kerr Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 7/17/16
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
Disaster! (Nederlander Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 7/3/16
The Father (MTC at Samuel J. Friedman, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 6/12/16
Fiddler on the Roof (Broadway Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Finding Neverland (Lunt-Fontanne Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Fully Committed (Lyceum Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 7/24/16
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 Humans (Helen Hayes Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) 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
On Your Feet (Marquis Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
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
She Loves Me (Roundabout at Studio 54, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 6/12/16
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
Tuck Everlasting (Broadhurst Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
Waitress (Brooks Atkinson Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) 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

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
Daddy Long Legs (Davenport Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run
The Effect (Barrow Street Theater, rev: Steve Capra) to 9/4/16
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
In the Secret Sea (Beckett Theater, rev: Michall Jeffers) to 5/21/16
Ruthless! (St. Luke's Theater, rev: Edward Rubin) to 6/18/16
Trip of Love (Stage 42, rev: Michall Jeffers) open run

REGIONAL THEATER

Alabama Story (Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 5/28/16
At Home Between Deaths (Odyssey Theater, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 5/8/16
The Bald Soprano (Boulevard Theater, Milwaukee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 5/8/16
Bye Bye Liver (Public House, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
Cock-Tales (Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 5/8/16
Cupid has a Heart On (Stage 773, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
Currency (Inkwell Theater, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 5/21/16
Driving Miss Daisy (West Coast Black Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 5/28/16
The Drowning Girls (Urbanite Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 5/22/16
Ernest in Love (In Tandem at 10th Street Theater, Milwaukee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 5/15/16
Father Comes Home from the Wars (Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 5/15/16
Fences (Milwaukee Rep, Milwaukee, WI, rev: Anne Siegel) to 5/22/16
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles, CA, rev: Willard Manus) to 5/2/16
Kiss Kiss Cabaret (Uptown Underground, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
Laughing Matters, Volume 5 (Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, FL, rev: Marie J. Kilker) to 6/12/16
The Magic Lounge (Magic Lounge, Chicago, IL, rev: Mary Shen Barnidge) open run
Stage Kiss (Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA, Rev: Willard Manus) to 5/15/16