Theatre Critic for The New York Post
While spring may be the busiest time in the world of New York theater, this winter has provided stage-lovers with plenty to see.
The Tony Awards, to be held on Sunday and to be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will include showdowns between Nina Arianda in "Venus In Fur" and Tracie Bennett in "End of the Rainbow"; and Philip Seymour Hoffman and James Corden in the Best Actor category. "Once" will also be going up against "Newsies" for the Tony for best musical.
The new year is right around the corner. As 2011 comes to a close, WNYC reached out to theater critics to find out what's worth seeing on the Great White Way. Their picks include "The Book of Mormon," "Follies" and "Chinglish."
Patti LuPone, Neil Patrick Harris, and even Stephen Colbert appear in a new production of Sondheim's Company.
Theater critics Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Post and Adam Feldman of Time Out New York agree that this spring is the best theater season they've seen on Broadway in a long time. But that may be the only thing they agree on. Listen to their conversation with WNYC host Richard Hake about spring shows on Broadway.
Theater critic Elisabeth Vincentelli weighs in on Broadway bands onstage.
At least 11 new musicals are scheduled to open on Broadway this year. Some critics say this will be the fall of the has-been and the rehashed. But others say that's true only if you stick to Broadway plays.
Elisabeth Vincentelli, of The NY Post, on the 2010 Fringe NYC theater festival.
Each year, the Tony Awards are held to recognize excellence in American theater. In the wake of last night's ceremony at Radio City Music Hall, we take a look at the event's highlights.
The NY Post's Elisabeth Vincentelli talks about the Royal Shakespeare Company's trip to NYC.
Green Day's 2004 release "American Idiot" sold millions of copies and grabbed a Grammy for Best Rock Album. It inspired a stage musical that ran for eight sold-out weeks in Berkeley, Calif. Now, the production is headed for Broadway, where rock music has an uneven history. In another Soundcheck Smackdown, ...
The Tony Nominations were announced today. Leading the pack were the musicals In the Heights with 13 nominations and Passing Strange with 7 nods. In addition to Broadway's efforts to reach younger, more diverse audiences, Elisabeth Vincentelli also argues that this is a golden age for women on Broadway.