(Bard, the large language model from Google AI, provided information, insights, and materials for this article.)

ON BROADWAY:

Days of Wine and Roses

About: The new musical explores alcoholism’s grip on a married couple, based on the Oscar-winning film.

Opened at: The show is playing at Studio 54 and opened on January 28, 2024.

Kelli O’Hara and Brian d’Arcy James (photo by Joan Marcus)

White Rose: The Musical:

  • About: An inspiring true story of teenage resistance against Nazi Germany, sung with uplifting melodies and powerful messages.
  • Opened at: Tony Kiser Theatre (334 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036) on Thursday, January 25, 2024.
  • Reviews:
    • Positive: Marilyn Stasio (Variety) highlighted the catchy music, uplifting message, and strong performances. Frank Rizzo (New York Theatre Guide) appreciated the historical accuracy and emotional impact of the musical.

White Rose: The Musical production shot

OFF-BROADWAY:

Jonah:

  • About: A suspenseful mystery unfolds at a prestigious boarding school as a student encounters a classmate shrouded in secrets.
  • Opened at: Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036) on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.
  • Reviews:
    • Positive: Naveen Kumar (TheaterMania) commended the suspenseful plot, engaging performances, and exploration of teenage self-discovery. Roma Torre (New York Post) praised the play’s intelligence, sharp dialogue, and captivating mystery.

Jonah production shot

Noteworthy upcoming openings:

  • Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy: This satirical comedy about Russian trolls working in a disinformation factory opens on February 3 at the Vineyard Theatre.
  • The White Chip: This dark comedy about an alcoholic theatre director’s journey to recovery opens on February 1 at the MCC Theater.
  • Jonah: This intriguing play about teenage desire and deception opens on February 1 at the Roundabout Theatre Company.

 

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