Penn & Teller to Produce ‘Mind-Bending’ Magic Show, ‘Stalker,’ in New York

Tim Teeman, Writing for The Daily Beast: Comedy magic duo Penn & Teller are set to produce Stalker, a new, illusion-based show for the New York stage themed around stalking. Peter Brynolf and Jonas Ljung, the creators of Stalker—which they performed in their native Sweden between 2021 and 2022—stumped Penn and Teller on their TV […]

‘Asi Wind’s Inner Circle’ Review: A Man With All the Aces

Charles Isherwood, Writing for The Wall Street Journal: It is neither fair, interesting nor even possible to describe in detail the various tricks Mr. Wind performs; at a show like this, surprise feeds one’s sense of wonder, and a sense of wonder is what the audience comes for. It is a credit to Mr. Wind’s […]

Ford’s Theatre’s roof is raised by the gospel of ‘Shout Sister Shout!’

Peter Marks, Writing for The Washington Post: When it sings, “Shout Sister Shout!,” dramatist Cheryl L. West’s no-frills portrait of gospel sensation Sister Rosetta Tharpe, is all thrills. The charge comes most electrifyingly from the evening’s star, Carrie Compere, who dedicates body and soul to the story of a singer anguished by conflicting loyalties to […]

NYT Critic’s Pick: ‘Asi Wind’s Inner Circle’ Review

Alexis Soloski, Writing for The New York Times: The magician Asi Wind makes no claims to supernatural ability or superhuman prowess. … His tasteful outfit layers black on black on black, he scorns flash and eyeliner. His sole prop, beyond a couple of paper envelopes, is a deck of cards. That deck has been created […]

Brandon Victor Dixon and Taylor Louderman Star in MacGyver: The Musical Album

Margaret Hall, Writing for Playbill: Tony nominees Brandon Victor Dixon and Taylor Louderman will star in the world premiere album of MacGyver: The Musical, set to be released January 27. The album, which will be released digitally and on CD, is available for preorder now, with two songs automatically unlocked with early purchase via iTunes. The […]