There goes another year in New York with magnificent stage performances. Some performers in the past year have excelled in exceptional storytelling far more than others. A season full of diverse characters ranging from female revolutionaries, sexually curious teenagers, a glittering tornado exit, underappreciated siblings, a one-man band, a Latin pop star, a ton of toe-tapping music, and star-turning performances. As we start ramping up to 2016, I look back at my top 10 theatrical performances of 2015.
One of the biggest musical hits of the century, thus far, tells of American do-gooders who go to Uganda and -- in the face of a corrupt and lawless evildoer -- teach the natives to read, write and think.
Composers Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, who are a real-life couple, teamed up for "Invisible Thread."