Thrilling reinvention, or calcified shtick? Our critics disagree…
For a show set during the hardscrabble 1930s, few performances suggest downtroddedness.
It’s difficult to discuss Unknown Soldier without considering the impact of legacy.
Even in a concert performance, soprano Angel Blue’s radiance and warmth shine through.
Beth Malone is the Molly Brown of our dreams, say Cameron and David.
Time heals almost everything, as Jerry Herman’s best score is stylishly resurrected.
This charmless, shrill Dolly did not have me at Hello!
Seen and heard here, Donizetti’s late work was stronger on vocal power than bel canto nuance.
Pretty is its own reward, but it has its limits. This recital showed both.
I’ve heard starrier performances, but none that made a more powerful case for this masterwork.