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Review: New York, New York Doesn’t Come Through
April 26, 2023, 11:24.21 pm ET


By Brian Scott Lipton

While New York, New York may be (for some of us) the city so nice they named it twice, sitting through the new musical of the same name just once can be a sometimes exasperating (and sometimes joyous) experience! Despite the formidable talents one of the most accomplished creative teams in history --including director-choreographer Susan Stroman, composer John Kander, and lyricists Fred Ebb and Lin-Manuel Miranda -- this ambitious musical suffers from its overstuffed concept and too-busy execution. Continue reading...