Erika Henningsen, Ashley Park, Taylor Louderman, Kate Rockwell, Barrett Wilbert Weed, and the Company of Mean Girls. Photo Credit: © 2017 Joan Marcus. The Review: Mean Girls on Broadway By Ross For anyone who has ever seen any of Tina Fey’s work on the television shows, “30 Rock” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt“, it is perfectly obvious that she knows what she’s doing, especially in […]
About Steven Ross
Steven Ross, main critic for Frontmezzjunkies.com is a self-proclaimed theatre junkie, traveloholic, and fitness addict, I have been writing about theatre and posting my reviews for years about plays and musicals on Broadway, Off-Broadway and beyond. In NYC, Chicago, Toronto, Washington, DC, London, and anywhere else I find myself sitting in the front mezzanine. The best seats in the house, in my opinion.
Entries by Steven Ross
Amanda Lawrence. Photo by Helen Maybanks. Angels in America: “History is about to crack wide open. Millennium Approaches.” I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I was to have the opportunity to sit through another 7 1/2 hours of Angels in America last week. I had seen the NTLive’s screening last summer at BAM’s Rose Theaters […]
Adam Heller, Julia Knitel. Photo by Russ Rowland. The Review: A Letter to Harvey Milk by Ross This wasn’t at all what I expected when I arrived at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row. I’m not sure what I expected to be honest, but a musical about an older straight gentleman dealing with a submerged past brought […]
The Review: Musicals Tonight – Anything Goes by Ross I’ve never been to one of the many offerings of Musicals Tonight, the not-for profit theatre company that dares to stage big time musicals on a budget that probably is as small as the intimate Acorn Theatre where they are currently sailing away with Anything Goes at Theatre Row. But […]
Avery Glymph, Michael Urie, Federico Rodriguez. Photo by by Scott Suchman. The Review: Michael Urie in STC’s Hamlet. By Ross Over there in Washington D.C., there is definitely something rotten in the state, most likely in that big white house a few blocks away from the Shakespeare Theatre Company, but it certainly isn’t Michael Urie in Hamlet currently playing until March 4th. […]
The Interview: Michael Urie By Michael Raver While he may be best known for his portrayal of flamboyant style maven Marc St. James on ‘Ugly Betty’, actor Michael Urie is no stranger to treading the slanted boards. His solo performance in the wildly successful Buyer and Cellar gained him a Clarence Derwent Award. He has also landed […]
The Review: NTLive’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof By Ross It’s moments like this when I wish I could magically transport myself to London, England every so often for a night of theatre, in the same way I get myself to a Broadway or Off Broadway theater. A quick little subway ride to the West […]
Ramin Karimloo (center)and Ensemble in Chess. Photo by Teresa Wood. The Review: Broadway Center Stage’s Chess By Ross In June of last year, Tim Rice (Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar), the incredible lyric and book writer of many of my favorite musicals, announced that after a recent successful table reading, the long-awaited revival of the musical, Chess, with music […]
Jeff Hiller. All photos by Russ Rowland. Bright Colors And Bold Patterns: Hiller Stirs Up the Same Wild Cocktails… But Made With a Darker Liquor. This is my third time being a guest poolside for Bright Colors And Bold Patterns, my second time at Soho Playhouse, and the first time with the new lead, Jeff Hiller (Broadway’s Bloody Bloody Andrew […]
#frontmezzjunkies sat down with Brandon Haagenson and David Merten, two of the three stars of Afterglow, the play, for a talk about relationships, hope, sex apps, nudity, surrogate babies, and the hit off-Broadway play that keeps getting extended and extended.
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