Theater 2016: Broadway and Off Broadway Previews. Reading List: #Hamiltome . Winter Festivals. The Week in New York Theater.

Plan your new year of theatergoing, and theater reading with guides to the Broadway season, the Off-Broadway season, the winter New York theater festivals, a good theater book list for 2016, and a look back at 2015, with a magical moments on stage photo essay, and a quiz.

Broadway Spring 2016 Preview Guide: A look at the 17 shows opening from January through April


Poll: Which Spring 2016 Broadway show are you most excited about?


Off Broadway Spring 2016 Preview Guide – a look at the shows Off-Broadway, going theater by theater.


Winter Theater Festivals


Theater Books to Read in 2016


Magical Moments on stage in 2015


End-of-Year New York Theater Quiz

Best-Read Stories on NewYorkTheater.Me in 2015

The Top Theater Stories of 2015

The Week in New York Theater Reviews

Staceyann Chin
Staceyann Chin


“Motherstruck,” is Staceyann Chin’s intense, sad and very funny solo show directed by Cynthia Nixon about trying to give birth and then trying to be a mother… Hearing in “MotherStruck” of Staceyann Chin’s struggles to give birth at a time of year when thoughts turn to rebirth, it is easy to see the struggles in her life and the story of the birth and growth of her daughter and the struggles in her art and the story of the birth and growth of all theater art as one single unified story, glorious and inspiring.

The Week in New York Theater News


Why Tonya Pinkins left the Classic Stage Company’s production of Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children

Some of the shows I reviewed in 2015:


Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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