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ON BROADWAY:

  1. The Notebook: The Musical

Opened at: Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Tuesday, February 7th.

About: A romantic musical based on Nicholas Sparks’ novel, concerning a couple living life to the fullest.

Reviews:

Mixed: “Beautiful score and touching moments, but the plot feels rushed in parts.” – Jesse Green, The New York Times

Positive: “Captures the emotional core of the story with captivating performances and stunning visuals.” – Roma Torre, New York Post

2. Doubt: A Parable (Revival)

Opened at: American Airlines Theatre on Thursday, February 2nd.

About: A Tony Award-winning play exploring themes of faith, suspicion, and betrayal in a Catholic school setting.

Reviews:

Positive: “Powerful performances and timeless themes resonate as powerfully as ever.” – Ben Brantley, The New York Times

Mixed: “Superb lead acting, but the production lacks the original’s raw intensity.” – Frank Rizzo, New York Theatre Guide

OFF-BROADWAY:

  1. Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy

Opened at: Vineyard Theatre on Saturday, February 3rd.

About: A satirical comedy offering a humorous yet thought-provoking look at the manipulation of online information.

Reviews:

Positive: “Sharp wit, inventive staging, and relevant commentary on a modern issue.” – Marilyn Stasio, Variety

Mixed: “Entertaining premise, but the humor veers into uneven territory at times.” – Naveen Kumar, TheaterMania

  1. The White Chip

Opened at: MCC Theater on Thursday, February 1st.

About: A dark comedy exploring an alcoholic theatre director’s journey to recovery.

Reviews:

Positive: “Compelling performances and a nuanced portrayal of addiction struggles.” – David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

Mixed: “Strong lead performance, but the overall tone feels uneven.” – Roma Torre, New York Post

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