Playwrights Horizons

Off-Broadway Review: “Play Like A Winner” at the New York Musical Festival at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater

The new musical “Play Like a Winner” is based on the stage play “It’s All About the Kids” by Caytha Jentis which comically explores the dark side of competitive soccer moms vying for social status in upscale suburbia. The opening musical number “Sacrifice” is sung by the company surrounding the body of the coach lying dead, center stage impaled with…

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Off-Broadway Review: “Numbers Nerds” at the New York Musical Festival at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater

One of the welcomed distinctions about the new musical “Number Nerds” is that its creation was prompted in response to the need for more female roles available for the high school, college, and community theater circuit. In that respect, it successfully targets that audience with lighthearted comedy, energetic music and a book that promotes good moral values. It is a…

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Off-Broadway Review: “The Light Years” at Playwrights Horizons

“You are not simply an electrician, you are illuminating the world!” claims one of the six characters in “The Light Years,” a pleasant, but less than fulfilling concoction now playing at Playwrights Horizons. Produced by a company called the Debate Society – which recreates slices of Americana – it focuses on two Chicago world fairs, exactly forty years apart. It…

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Off-Broadway Review: “Men on Boats” at Playwrights Horizons Peter J. Sharp Theater

August 1, 2016 | LGBT, Off-Broadway > | Tags: , ,

“On the 24th of May, 1869, we started down the Green River with provisions for eight or ten months, according to Major Powell. Our provisions got wet and were lost in different ways, and finally the largest boatload was lost in Diamond Falls on the Green River. All this reduced our rations. Though we had plenty of fish on Green…

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