Friday, April 1, 2011

A Play-Filled Spring Season

Sara Topham, David Furr and Brian Bedford in Earnest.

The Broadway season is no longer a 12-month affair, or even a nine-month liaison. Aside from a smattering of shows that opened in the fall and winter, the overwhelming majority of Tony hopefuls have been crammed into the final two months of the 2010-11 season, as close to Tony Award time as possible.

Below are my thoughts on some of the first plays to hit Broadway in 2011, via links to my reviews and ranked in order of appeal:

The Importance of Being Earnest


Ghetto Klown

That Championship Season