We gave it an A
Broadway theaters always fill up around Easter, making reservations a must for holiday visitors. To call for tickets, phone Ticketron (T) at 212-246-0102 or Telecharge (TC) at 800-233-3123; in New York, 212-239-6200. It can be hard to get choice seats for Cats (Winter Garden, 1634 Broadway, TC), Les Miserables (Imperial, 249 W. 45 St., TC), Phantom of the Opera (Majestic, 247 W. 44 St., TC), and Miss Saigon (Broadway, 1681 Broadway, TC), in previews starting March 23. But seats are available for many others, ranging from big musicals to the one-person shows: Jackie Mason: Brand New (Neil Simon, 250 W. 52 St., T) and The Big Love with Tracey Ullman (Plymouth, 236 W. 45 St., TC).
CITY OF ANGELS Virginia, 245 W. 52 St., T
Winner of 1990’s Best Musical Tony award, City of Angels is fresh and fun — a comedy-thriller in which a Hollywood author (Michael Rupert) shares the stage and his personal life with the fictional private-eye hero (Tom Wopat) of his screenplay. M*A*S*H writer Larry Gelbart created the clever book, and Michael Blakemore’s keen staging keeps the plot straight by shifting the action from living color to cinematic black and white. A