NYT Theater

‘Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles’ Review: Inside a Broadway … Tradition!

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 09:58
A fascinating love letter to “Fiddler on the Roof” asks: What makes the quintessentially Jewish musical speak to everyone?
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Rewriting the Rules of Drag in Paris

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 06:10
There is a cross-dressing show for everyone in the city, from traditional cabarets to RuPaul-inspired productions.
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At Edinburgh Festivals, Climate Awareness Comes at a Cost

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 02:08
International arts events are a platform to discuss the planet’s future. But traveling performers and visiting audiences arrive with their own environmental baggage.
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Review: A Nose by Any Other Name in a Hudson Valley ‘Cyrano’

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 23:25
Jason O’Connell and Brenda Withers’s adaptation of “Cyrano de Bergerac” at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival asks us not to take anything at face value.
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Tom Hiddleston on ‘Betrayal’ and the Art of Self-Protection

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 07:22
The screen and stage star is making his Broadway debut as the bottled-up husband wearing a “mask of control” in Harold Pinter’s romantic triangle.
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San Francisco Theater Owners Settle Litigation

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 22:51
Robert Nederlander and Carole Shorenstein Hays can compete to program shows in their now separately operated playhouses.
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Tripping on Broadway: A New Musical Explores LSD Use by Cary Grant and More

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 22:51
The Lincoln Center Theater show is written by James Lapine, Tom Kitt and Michael Korie, and will star Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck.
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Taking the Lead on Broadway

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 18:01
In the theater world, women are wielding more power as producers.
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‘Caroline, or Change’ and ‘A Soldier’s Play’ to Be Revived on Broadway

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:02
The Roundabout Theater Company productions each explore race in America.
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A ‘Soul Train’ Musical Sets Its Sights on Broadway

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:19
The production, inspired by the long-running television dance show, is aiming for a 2021 premiere.
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George Bernard Shaw’s 6-Hour ‘Beast’? She’s All In

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:11
A dancer turned director, Kimberley Rampersad is tackling “Man and Superman” at the Shaw Festival.
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Barry Manilow’s Original Musical Is (Finally) Making It to New York

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 01:03
After more than two decades and three out-of-town runs, “Harmony” is scheduled for early next year.
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A New Festival Shows Off Creators Ready to Launch

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 01:42
If the eclectic clutch of productions in its first week is any indication, the Rave Theater Festival is off to a promising start.
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Review: In ‘Make Believe,’ Four Children Meet Their Inner Adults

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:28
Bess Wohl’s daring, mysterious new play is a comedy of underparenting and a tragedy of selfishness. Or is it the other way around?
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6 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:00
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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Onstage in Edinburgh, the Mood Is Grim

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 03:55
Theatrical productions at the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe give the impression of a world coming apart at the seams.
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Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge Show Their Sensitive Sides

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 01:11
Plus, Cate Blanchett attends a screening of her new film, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette.”
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Campbell Scott to Star in Broadway ‘Christmas Carol’

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:56
The film and TV actor will portray Scrooge in Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Dickens, which has been a London holiday hit since 2017.
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Who Calls the Shots on Broadway? She Does

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:12
Female producers, migrating from nonprofit theater and the entertainment industry, are bringing new skills and values to the commercial stage.
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Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 00:44
The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of participants up to 50.
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