Arguendo 2.5 stars
Even if it substitutes legal doctrine for storytelling, “Arguendo,” a freewheeling experimental theater piece based on a 1990s Supreme Court case that tackled whether nude dancing is protected under the First Amendment, makes for one hell of a law school class.
Elevator Repair Service, the avant-garde theater company best known for reciting the texts of famous novels,... » more
Sargent Justin Matthew Sargent has graduated to the role of Peter Parker in Broadway’s “Spider-Man.” Reeve Carney, who had been with the show since 2010, played his final performance as Peter Parker on Sunday. The casting of Sargent, who was an alternate in the role, was announced by the producers at curtain call on Sunday. In a statement, they described Sargent as “one of Broadway’s great rockers.”
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Romeo and Juliet 2 stars
The real battle at the new Broadway revival of “Romeo and Juliet” has nothing to do with Capulets and the Montagues. It’s actually between Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad, the show’s young, photogenic leads, who are offering flavorless performances full of fakery, and the adult actors in supporting roles who wipe the floor with them.
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