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Joan of Arc – Into the Fire – The Public Theater, New York

Joan of Arc – Into the Fire continues at The Public Theater, New York until 16 April. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Composer/writer David Byrne (along with collaborator Fatboy Slim) and director Alex Timbers scored a massive hit for Off-Broadway’s The Public Theater in 2013 with Here Lies Love, depicting the […]

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The Total Bent – The Public Theater, New York

The Total Bent continues at The Public Theater, New York until 26 June. Rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ The musical numbers in The Total Bent, the new Off-Broadway offering from singer-composer-musician Stew and his long-time collaborator Heidi Rodewald, are so thunderous they almost seem wasted in the relatively intimate confines of The Public Theater’s […]

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Southern Comfort – The Public Theater, New York

Southern Comfort continues at The Public Theater, New York until 27 March. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ From the Oscar-nominated The Danish Girl to the reality-television adventures of Caitlyn Jenner – formerly known as Bruce Jenner – transgender is a hot topic. Now The Public Theater adds poignantly to the conversation with its […]

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First Daughter Suite – The Public Theater, New York

First Daughter Suite continues at The Public Theater, New York until 15 November. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Composer-lyricist-librettist Michael John LaChiusa is known for creating demanding and somewhat esoteric musical theatre. And for audiences up for that kind of work, his latest opus, First Daughter Suite, will not disappoint. It […]

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