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Review: In ‘Grey House,’ Broadway Gets an Expert Haunting

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/01/2023 - 20:00
A new play about a sisterhood of sorrows brings something scary to the stage, but is delivering shocks and icks enough?
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Alicia Keys Is Making a Musical. Her Own Life Inspired the Story.

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/01/2023 - 14:19
The show is a highlight of the Public Theater’s new season, which will also include plays by Suzan-Lori Parks, Itamar Moses, Mary Kathryn Nagle and Ife Olujobi.
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‘Prayer for the French Republic’ Heads to Broadway

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/01/2023 - 13:46
The play, which is scheduled to open in January, joins a string of Broadway shows that confront antisemitism in the U.S. and abroad.
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New York Public Library Acquires George C. Wolfe’s Archives

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/01/2023 - 11:00
More than 50 boxes of ephemera from the playwright and director’s career include notes on “Angels in America” and research for “Jelly’s Last Jam.”
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Tyne Daly and Liev Schreiber to Lead Broadway ‘Doubt’ Revival

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/01/2023 - 10:00
The production, presented by the nonprofit Roundabout Theater Company, is to begin performances in February.
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Robin Wagner, Visionary Set Designer of Broadway Hits, Dies at 89

NYT Theater - Wed, 05/31/2023 - 16:55
A triple Tony winner, he left a mark in more than 50 productions, including “Hair,” “A Chorus Line,” “On the Twentieth Century” and “The Producers.”
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5 Shows, 94 Actors, 450 Costumes: Emilio Sosa Dresses Broadway

NYT Theater - Wed, 05/31/2023 - 12:30
With two Tony Award nominations in a single season, this prolific costume designer lets textiles tell the story.
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Coming to City Center: ‘Pal Joey,’ ‘Titanic’ and the 20th Fall for Dance

NYT Theater - Wed, 05/31/2023 - 12:13
Also among next season’s highlights: Encores! revivals of “Once Upon a Mattress” and “Jelly’s Last Jam,” and dance works from Pam Tanowitz and Lyon Opera Ballet.
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Book Review: ‘Farrell Covington and the Limits of Style,’ by Paul Rudnick

NYT Theater - Wed, 05/31/2023 - 04:59
Following a neurotic writer and a wealthy aesthete over four bumpy decades, “Farrell Covington and the Limits of Style” is a gay rom-com that tugs at the heart.
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In a City of Monuments, History Lives Onstage and in the Streets

NYT Theater - Tue, 05/30/2023 - 14:35
Three new plays at theaters in Washington explore how the past is both erased and inescapable.
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For Lorna Courtney of ‘& Juliet,’ New York Has Always Been Her Stage

NYT Theater - Tue, 05/30/2023 - 13:53
From LaGuardia High School to Broadway, this Tony Award-nominated star has traveled many miles on her journey to theater stardom.
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Broadway Musicians Object to David Byrne’s ‘Here Lies Love’

NYT Theater - Tue, 05/30/2023 - 13:01
The show plans to use recorded music instead of a live band, but a labor union says its contract for the theater requires musicians for musicals.
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Rosalind Franklin’s Role in DNA Discovery, Once Ignored, Is Told Anew in Song

NYT Theater - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 15:53
“Double Helix,” at Bay Street Theater, illuminates the British scientist’s contributions, which became the basis for James Watson and Francis Crick’s 1953 breakthrough.
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‘Bernarda’s Daughters’ Review: Sisters Grieve a Father, and a Home

NYT Theater - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 08:24
In her adaptation of Lorca, Diane Exavier emphasizes the importance of belonging to a place, and how painful it is to consign memories of it to the grave.
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Review: In ‘Aspects of Love,’ Some Problematic Attachments

NYT Theater - Fri, 05/26/2023 - 11:55
A London revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s partner-swapping musical is a camp amoral romp. But is this obsession really the same as romance?
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‘Primary Trust’ Review: Sipping Mai Tais, Until Bitter Reality Knocks

NYT Theater - Thu, 05/25/2023 - 21:30
In Eboni Booth’s new play, William Jackson Harper performs with astonishing vulnerability as a man alone and adrift.
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‘The Inheritance’ Arrives at a Festival of German Drama

NYT Theater - Thu, 05/25/2023 - 18:26
A new production of Matthew López’s seven-hour play was among 10 shows chosen for Theatertreffen, a celebration of the best theater from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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He Made a Show About Grief. She Saw Herself in It.

NYT Theater - Thu, 05/25/2023 - 17:07
Audible Theater’s leader and the creator of “Sorry for Your Loss” hope the autobiographical comedy helps others learn to talk about grief.
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Review: In ‘Bees & Honey,’ Love Is Both Sweet and Sticky

NYT Theater - Thu, 05/25/2023 - 09:31
In this play by Guadalís Del Carmen, a couple’s shared heritage is integral to their meeting and the ups and downs of their daily relationship.
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Summerworks Festival Opens With “Work Hard Have Fun Make History”

NYT Theater - Wed, 05/24/2023 - 19:29
Clubbed Thumb’s Summerworks festival opener, written by ruth tang, rages against the machines and examines human alienation.
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