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Hey Look Me Over Review: Encores! 25th anniversary concert

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Encores! concert series at City Center is doing something in “Hey Look Me Over” that it’s never done before – and, judging from the results, probably shouldn’t do again.

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Now, it’s impossible to dismiss a show with such a starry talented cast, including Bebe Neuwirth singing and dancing to Noel Coward’s Sail Away and Vanessa Williams singing and dancing from Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg’s “Jamaica.” Its delights were enough to make me glad I was there.
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Best and Worst Theater of 2017. Hugh Jackman Upstages A Christmas Story. Season of Womyn. Week in NY Theater

Now seems the right time to start summing up 2017 (though watch for more such looks back in the two weeks remaining of the year.)

Top 10 Lists of Top 10 New York Theater 2017

Poll: Worst Broadway Show of 2017

Poll: Best Cast Recording of 2017

Below Audra McDonald asks for a song; The Go Gos are going Broadway, as is Star Wars’ Adam Driver; watch two separate videos of Hugh Jackman dancing in the street.

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