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Elisabeth Vincentelli

Theatre Critic for The New York Post

Elisabeth Vincentelli appears in the following:

Eurovision: The Songs! The Spectacle! The Geopolitics!

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The Eurovision Song Contest is best known to Americans as the competition that introduced the world to ABBA. But it's been an international obsession for 59 years, and this year's crop of hopefuls is no less flashy than in years past. John Schaefer talks to New York Post's Elisabeth Vincentelli to find out the big plot points in this year's contest, which wraps on Saturday.

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Theater: What to Watch Before Winter is Over

Monday, February 04, 2013

While spring may be the busiest time in the world of New York theater, this winter has provided stage-lovers with plenty to see. 

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Tonys Set to Be An Awards Show Smackdown

Friday, June 08, 2012

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.

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Theater Critics Offer Up the Year's Best Plays

Friday, December 16, 2011

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."

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Stephen Sondheim's "Company" at the NY Philharmonic

Friday, April 08, 2011

Patti LuPone, Neil Patrick Harris, and even Stephen Colbert appear in a new production of Sondheim's Company.

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Spring Theater: Drag Queens, Wizards and Tigers, Oh My

Friday, April 08, 2011

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.

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Broadway Bands Take the Stage

Friday, January 21, 2011

Theater critic Elisabeth Vincentelli weighs in on Broadway bands onstage.

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Broadway Update

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Why are all the productions that opened this fall closing come January? And what’s with all the drama in the Spider-Man previews? David Cote, theater editor for Time Out New York, talks Broadway with Elisabeth Vincentelli, chief theater critic at the New York Post.

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A New York Fall Theater Primer

Friday, September 24, 2010

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.

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The NY International Fringe Festival

Friday, August 13, 2010

Elisabeth Vincentelli, of The NY Post, on the 2010 Fringe NYC theater festival.

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The Results Are In: 2010 Tony Awards

Monday, June 14, 2010

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.

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Summer Theater in New York City

Friday, June 11, 2010

Elisabeth Vincentelli, of The New York Post, has the skinny on this summer's best plays.

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The Addams Family Musical

Friday, April 09, 2010

Based on the macabre cartoons of Charles Addams, the stage version of The Addams Family stars Bebe Neuwirth as Morticia and Nathan Lane as Gomez. Michelle Obama and her daughters were among those that flocked to the show's previews. Today: a look at an unusual Broadway musical, with Elisabeth Vincentelli, ...

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Repertory Shakespeare Comes to NYC

Friday, February 12, 2010

The NY Post's Elisabeth Vincentelli talks about the Royal Shakespeare Company's trip to NYC.

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Smackdown: Rock and Broadway

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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, ...

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Political feuds rock Eurovision Contest

Monday, March 16, 2009

The Eurovision Song Contest is supposed to be the pinnacle of global harmony - and kitschy fun. But recently, Georgia withdrew from the contest after organizers banned its entry for taking an unsubtle swipe at Vladimir Putin, the Russian Prime Minister. Meanwhile Russian politicians are objecting to their country being ...

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Controversies at Eurovision

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Language crossover isn’t the only controversy to dog the Eurovision Song Contest over the years. There are the inevitable political dramas that can underscore the famously outrageous celebration of kitsch. This year’s contest takes place in Moscow from May 12-14 and there are at least two big controversies brewing – ...

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Girl Power!

Monday, May 19, 2008

Back in 1993, Liz Phair's debut album "Exile in Guyville" shook the rock music establishment. Then along came acclaimed records by PJ Harvey, The Breeders, and Hole. Yet these days, many women in rock are better known for their tabloid escapades than serious music-making. Joining us to discuss this phenomenon ...

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A Golden Age for Women on Broadway

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

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.


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Franco's Win at Eurovision

Friday, May 09, 2008

Eurovision, otherwise known as Europe's "American Idol," is no stranger to political gamesmanship. But a new documentary claims that British singer Sir Cliff Richard was robbed of victory in the 1968 Eurovision Song Contest after Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco fixed the vote. Time Out New York editor Elizabeth Vincentelli ...

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