Reviews

5 Best Musicals and Plays of 2019

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19 Best Theater Performances of 2019

A round-up celebrating the year’s best stage performances!

REVIEW: “Lam-Ang” is a serviceable telling of the epic

This Fitz Bitana and Marco Viaña-directed telling of the Filipino epic is a bit overlong and uneven, but overall a…

REVIEW: Some toil, some trouble in “Macbeth”

Tarek El Tayech and Miguel Vasquez give clear, compelling performances in this bare-bones, straightforward staging.

REVIEW: “Sweeney Todd” is a surprising visit to Fleet Street

Lea Salonga’s astounding transformation as Mrs. Lovett make this Bobby Garcia-directed retelling not one to miss.

REVIEW: “Katsuri” is a theatrical feat

Bibeth Orteza’s adaptation of Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice and Men’ sets a standard for adaptations, local plays, and theater-as-advocacy.

REVIEW: “Magnificat” is a sterile rendering of the Jesus story

There’s nothing new in this Laurice Guillen-directed, Nestor Torre-penned, and Ryan Cayabyab-composed musical about the Jesus story.