Dr. Joy Browne Reviews

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Next To Normal

Next To Normal – Theater Review SYNOPSIS When Alice Ripley returns home from her first electroshock treatment in Next to Normal, which opened April 15 at the Booth, she doesn’t recognize the place — or her daughter. What she does …

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Kooza – Theater Review SYNOPSIS The new Cirque Du Soleil comes to New York! JOY’S REVIEW Is the latest Cirque du Soleil, which comes every two years to every city. In New York, it’s on Randall’s Island, so it means …

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Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – Theater Review SYNOPSIS The year is 1911, 49 years after Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and 97 years before Barack Obama was elected President. One of the ways the South coped with the catastrophic …

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Mary Stuart

Mary Stuart – Theater Review SYNOPSIS Janet McTeer and Harriet Walter will re-create their acclaimed London performances on Broadway in Friedrich Schiller’s classic “Mary Stuart”. JOY’S REVIEW I love English history, and the conflict between Queen Mary and Elizabeth the …

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Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages – Theater Review SYNOPSIS In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small town girl met a big city rocker and in LA’s most famous rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the 80s. …

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