Tag: musical

Unbecoming Jane Austen: Review of Austen’s Pride: A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice, Directed by Igor Goldin

Lindsie VanWinkle as Jane Austen (photo credit: Ron Heerkens Jr./broadwayworld.com)

Location: Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, Nazareth College Arts Center, Rochester, NY Event Date: July 13 – July 24, 2016 Review Date: July 21 and July 22, 2016 To the possible surprise of many readers, dramatic adaptations of Jane Austen’s novels have a long history, dating back to the 1890s and proliferating throughout the twentieth-century.…

Hamilton Digital Lottery Returns

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Our favorite Broadway musical about love, power, and politics in eighteenth-century America is now on tour and we at ABOPublic are thrilled. Two weeks ago, Hamilton announced the return of its digital lottery, which means another shot for fans to hear their history books reimagined in a jazzy reprise. The explosively popular new musical, written by…

Elinor’s Song: Sense & Sensibility: A New Musical, Directed by Barbara Gaines


Location: Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago, IL Event Date: April 18-June 14, 2015 (extended) Review Date: April 23, 2015 If the 1990s famously initiated an Austen renaissance in popular culture thanks to the proliferation of successful cinematic adaptations of her works, then it appears that the current decade is attempting a similar phenomenon on stage. At…