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MAMMA MIA! Musical at the Fox Theater Review

“Mamma Mia!,” the jukebox musical featuring the bouncy songs of ’70s Swedish pop superstars ABBA, is back at the Fox, for a short run through Sunday, Feb. 18. Judging by the nearly sold-out crowd on opening night, fans couldn’t wait for its return. The show, complete ’70s sequined white-spandex and platform boots, didn’t disappoint with…

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FUNNY GIRL Musical at the Fox Theater Review

Katerina McCrimmon and Izaiah Montaque Harris in FUNNY GIRL. Photo by Matthew Murphy for MurphyMade “Funny Girl,” the hit revival of the Broadway hit musical about legendary Broadway comedy star Fanny Brice, the role that made Barbara Streisand a star, hit the Fabulous Fox Theater stage on Jan. 23 for a run through Feb. 4….

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JAGGED LITTLE PILL Musical at Fox Theater Review

Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill, the Musical” made its Fox theater debut this week, on Firday, Jan.19, for a too-brief run through Sunday, Jan. 21. And what a wow it was. Alanis Morissette’s album “Jagged Little Pill” became a world-wide hit when it was released, a collection of angsty cries that hit the perfect note…

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MRS DOUBTFIRE Musical at Fox Theater Review

With a ringing “Hello, St. Louis,” the touring version of the hit London musical production “Mrs Doubtfire” strode onto the Fabulous Fox stage for a New Year’s season run through January 7. In recent years, there has been a spate of musicals adapted from hit movies, not all of which are worth audiences’ time, but…

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DISNEY’S ALADDIN Musical at Fox Theater Review

It’s colorful, its fun and puts you in a good mood. No, it’s not a Holiday show but “Disney’s Aladdin” has the same mood-lifting effect, delighting audiences with colorful costumes, lively production numbers, and a few more of those wonderful Alan Menken-Howard Ashman songs than the Disney movie, all of which fills the Fabulous Fox…

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COME FROM AWAY Musical at Fox Theater Review

When 9/11 happened, the whole world was in shock but amid all the horror, tales of bravery and kindness also emerged. One of those was about 7000 stranded airline passengers diverted to Newfoundland, Canada, after American airspace was shut down, who found unexpected kindness from the people of small town Gander. The people on the…

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BEETLEJUICE musical at Fox theater review

What could be more Halloween than “Beetlejuice” on stage at the fabulously ornate Fox Theater? Tom Burton’s 1988 beloved comedy BEETLEJUICE was adapted into a musical for Broadway and now that spooky musical has made its way to the Fox stage. for a run through Oct. 22. Audiences should be cautioned that while the musical…

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Fox Theater Review

– By Cate Marquis – A gorgeously staged, electrifying energetic new version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” bursts on to the Fox stage for a run from May 9 – 21. This touring show from London marks the rock opera’s 50th anniversary, and this high-energy production reminds us…

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WICKED at Fox Theater Review

– By Cate Marquis – “Wicked” flies into the Fabulous Fox Theater once again, for a run through May7. This is the seventh time the Broadway hit has appeared here and the show has lost none of its luster. In fact, the Fox Theater says it is it’s most popular show. “Wicked” tells the story…

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TOOTSIE at Fox Theater Review

– By Cate Marquis – The Tony-winning Broadway hit “Tootsie” strides onto the Fabulous Fox stage, bringing laughter and some food for thought on gender roles. It is based, of course, on the Oscar-winning movie TOOTSIE, starring Dustin Hoffman as an out-of-work actor whose reputation for perfectionism has made him practically unemployable, forcing him to…

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