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    After Decades Singing Jerry Herman, Leslie Uggams Finally Plays Mame At The Wick

    For someone who has been singing virtually the entire Jerry Herman songbook for decades, it’s ironic that only now is Leslie Uggams getting to play the title role of Mame in the musical bowing next week at The Wick Theatre.


    Well-Acted If Flawed Look At Race In Gospel According To Jerry At New Theatre

    Sometimes when the company is engaging, it doesn’t matter whether the journey itself is a little bumpy or overly-familiar. Such is the power of winning performances by Christina Alexander and John Manzelli under Stephen Neal’s direction in New Theatre’s production on The Gospel According To Jerry.

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    Strife Over Faith, Heritage Devastates A Family In GableStage’s Searing Bad Jews

    As if it was even needed, molten lava in the guise of scalding verbal acrimony ravages the apartment where incendiary family strife already was poised to detonate into devastation in GableStage’s uproarious and upsetting Bad Jews.

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    The Phantom Rises Again In Retooled Edition, Still Lush And Lovely If Missing Something

    For all the derision and adoration that the basic material has engendered over 28 years, the thoroughly-retooled The Phantom of the Opera gliding over a fog-shrouded lake into the Broward Center remains a sturdy craft buoyed by a soaring muscular score delivered by a talented crew.