Synopses & Reviews
Now in its 67th year, Theatre World is the most comprehensive record of the theatrical season-Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway, including listings for over 60 regional companies. Detailing more than 2,000 productions, each entry includes photos, a complete cast listing, producers, directors, authors, composers, opening and closing dates, song titles, and plot synopses. Theatre World also features the year's obituaries, a listing of all nominees and winners of the major theatrical awards, the longest-running shows on and off Broadway, and a detailed index. Highlights of the 2010-2011 season include the multi-award-winning musical The Book of Mormon. The National Theatre production of War Horse transferred to a successful Broadway engagement at Lincoln Center Theater, featuring the stunning puppetry of the Handspring Puppet Company. Larry Kramer's hit Off-Broadway play from the 1980s, The Normal Heart, was revived on Broadway with a star-studded cast, while Cole Porter's timeless classic Anything Goes had a glorious White Way revival at Roundabout Theatre Company's new Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The Signature Theatre staged Tony Kushner's Angels in America, while New York Theatre Workshop presented The Little Foxes, as well as Peter and the Starcatcher, a prequel to Peter Pan. Theatre World continues its new tradition of including Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, and Regional Theatre roundups written by accomplished theater critics, and includes over 700 photos of the season.