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City Guide Theatre Editor Griffin Miller moved to New York to pursue an acting/writing career in the 1980s after graduating magna cum laude from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Since then, she has written for The New York Times, For the Bride, Hotels, and a number of other publications, mostly in the areas of travel and performance arts. She currently is the theatre editor for all NYMetroParents publications. An active member of The New York Travel Writers Association, she is also a playwright and award-winning collage artist. In addition, she sits on the board of The Lewis Carroll Society of North America. Griffin is married to Richard Sandomir, a reporter for The New York Times.

This Sunday: Catch John Turturro in Zorba!

(May 08, 2015) - Catch John Turturro in Zobra at New York City Center through May 10 only!! (read the story...)

An American in Paris: 'S Wonderful

(May 08, 2015) - Based on the iconic 1951, film, director/choreographer Christopher Wheeldon breathes new life into Broadway's American in Paris, nominated for a whopping dozen Tonys! (read the story...)

2015 Tony Nominations: The List is In!

(April 28, 2015) - The 2015 Tony Award nominees have been announced, with An American in Paris, Something Rotten! and Fun Home leading the pack. (read the story...)

Phantom of the Opera: A Theatrical Fountain of Youth

(April 21, 2015) - When it comes to people, twenty-seven is right up there in the idyllic age stratosphere. Physically you still have the upper hand on gravity; your pop-culture radar never misses a blip; and you can find your way around cyberspace (and the tiniest of keyboards) blindfolded. Should you be a musical that just crossed the twenty-seven year threshold on Broadway, however, you’re firmly into codger territory. Unless, of course, the marquee reads: The Phantom of the Opera—the only show in Broadway history to reached this revered age without a grey hair, liver spot or wrinkle in sight. (read the story...)

Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Little Shop of Horrors

(April 15, 2015) - Jake Gyllenhaal, Taran Killam and Ellen Greene will star in Little Shop of Horrors for three nights only as part of Encores! Off-Center 2015 season. (read the story...)

Mamma Mia! to End 14-Year Run

(April 10, 2015) - After 14 years on Broadway, ABBA's international smash hit musical Mamma Mia will play its final performance on September 5, 2015. (read the story...)

Mamet and Pacino Reunite for China Doll

(April 10, 2015) - David Mamet debuts his new play China Doll written specifically with Al Pacino in mind. (read the story...)

The New York Spring Spectacular: High Kicks, High Tech

(April 10, 2015) - The New York Spring Spectacular, starring Derek Hough, Laura Benanti and the Rockettes, breezes into Radio City Music Hall now through May 7. (read the story...)

It Shoulda Been You: Broadway's Newest Musical Farce

(March 30, 2015) - Tyne Daly, Sierra Boggess, Brian Howard, Harriet Harris and Edwarrd Hibbert star in the new Broadway show, It Shoulda Been You. (read the story...)

Broadway's Latest Casting Coups: It's All in the Stars

(March 24, 2015) - Nathan Lane returns to It's Only A Play. Plus, James Monroe Iglehart and Aladdin cast extend their contracts, Beautiful welcomes new leading lady Chilina Kennedy and more. (read the story...)

17 Years and The Lion King Still Wows

(March 03, 2015) - Disney’s timeless masterpiece The Lion King continues to wow audiences on Broadway. (read the story...)

NYCB's Tiler Peck Appears in On The Town

(March 02, 2015) - Tiler Peck is stepping in for NYCB principal Megan Fairchild, while she takes a vacation from her starring role of Ivy Smith, a.k.a. the elusive “Miss Turnstile” in the current Broadway revival of On The Town. (read the story...)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Change is in the Stars

(February 20, 2015) - Like its bewigged and be-glittered title character, 2014’s Tony-winning musical is heavily into the whole metamorphosis conceit. (read the story...)

You Can’t Take It With You: Adieu

(February 19, 2015) - Is it appropriate to wear black when mourning the looming exodus of the most joyful comedy on Broadway? Probably not. Still, the idea of saying goodbye to You Can’t Take It With You’s lovingly loopy Sycamore family and their extended family of, well, anyone who shows up on their doorstep, sends me to my saddest of sad places. I mean, really – how can one muster “perky” when waving goodbye to James Earl Jones’s puckish Grandpa... or Annaleigh Ashford’s clumsily sprightly ballerina... or Julie Halston’s free-wheeling dipsomaniac? (read the story...)

Kinky Boots: Style, Substance, and Attitude

(January 19, 2015) - A look at the blockbuster, crowd-pleasing musical Kinky Boots and its new star Kyle Taylor Parker. (read the story...)

Jake Gyllenhaal's Star Power Shines in Constellations

(January 13, 2015) - In Constellations, British playwright’s Nick Payne’s first work to reach Broadway, the cards are stacked and restacked in quantitatively engaging formations. Take for example the characters. Just two. He’s a beekeeper; she’s a quantum physicist –– an intriguing yin/yang love story if ever there was one. Add to this the trajectory of Payne’s script that “defies the boundaries of the world we think we know – delving into the infinite possibilities of their relationship and raising questions about the difference between choice and destiny.” (read the story...)

It's Showtime! New Year/New Faces

(January 01, 2015) - Interesting months January and February in Theatreville, NYC. Early on you’ve got your roster of closings – limited run adieus, surprise exits, hit shows hitting the road – but if you look closely you’ll notice this is the time of year when “turnabout” is all about fair play(s)... and musicals. In 2015, for instance, theatregoers can bask in the marquee glow of all kinds of new stars sparkling their way into established Broadway runs. The transition is already in progress... all over the Great White Way! (read the story...)

Sting to Board Broadway's The Last Ship

(November 24, 2014) - Sting has announced he will be stepping into the lead role of his Broadway musical, The Last Ship. (read the story...)

Editor’s Off Broadway Musical Pick du Saison: Lennon: Through a Glass Onion

(October 31, 2014) - My tolerance level for all things Beatles had pretty much reached its nadir – that is, until my critic’s curiosity pointed me to Lennon: Through a Glass Onion. (read the story...)

Broadway’s Newest Pippin: Josh Kaufman of 'The Voice'

(October 28, 2014) - Josh Kaufman, the 2014 winner of NBC’s "The Voice," is making his Broadway debut in the title role of Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson’s musical revival. (read the story...)

Broadway Kicks Off a Supercharged Celebrity Season

(September 17, 2014) - The influx of multi-generational star clout alone — from James Earl Jones and Rosemary Harris to Michael Cera and Rupert Grint — is enough to pique the interest of blasé and novice theatergoers alike. And yet, there is so much more to the New York stage scene this season. (read the story...)

September Broadway News & Notes: Joan Rivers, Michael C. Hall as Hedwig & More

(September 09, 2014) - Michael C. Hall will follow Andrew Rannells, plus a few words about Joan Rivers. (read the story...)

Rock of Ages on Broadway: Nothin’ but a Good Time

(July 22, 2014) - Some musicals start slow and build. Not Rock of Ages. It blasts through the third wall with a ramped-up pre-show “concert” followed by the juiced opening number, Quiet Riot’s “Cum on Feel the Noize.” (read the story...)

From Broadway to Central Park - Sultry Big Apple Stages

(July 08, 2014) - Summer is when Manhattan gets its theatre freak on with cutting-edge festivals, nifty al fresco productions — including Shakespeare in the Park — and outstanding performances both on and off the Great White Way. (read the story...)

The Clock Is Running Down for Broadway's After Midnight

(June 23, 2014) - After Midnight will be ending its eight-month run this coming Sunday, June 29th, at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. (read the story...)

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