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Michael Stuhlbarg Is Attacked in Central Park Before ‘Patriots’ Debut

NYT Theater - Mon, 04/01/2024 - 23:26
The actor was walking on the Upper East Side on Sunday when a man threw a rock at him, the police said. On Monday evening he appeared on Broadway in the first preview of the play “Patriots.”
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Madonna and Barbra Are Fans. Broadway, Meet Lempicka.

NYT Theater - Mon, 04/01/2024 - 05:03
A new musical aims to restore the reputation, in life and art, of the ambitious yet undervalued painter Tamara de Lempicka.
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‘Bathhouse.pptx’ Review: A Fever Dream, Both Poetic and Mystifying

NYT Theater - Fri, 03/29/2024 - 12:03
Jesús I. Valles’s prizewinning play gets a stage at the Flea, but the ambitious work about queer history proves too difficult to wrangle.
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‘The Who’s Tommy’ Review: Going Full Tilt

NYT Theater - Thu, 03/28/2024 - 21:00
Will the Who’s rock opera about a traumatized boy hit the jackpot again?
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Uplifting Tales of Black Masculinity on London Stages

NYT Theater - Thu, 03/28/2024 - 11:57
“For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Hue Gets Too Heavy” and “Red Pitch” offer generous portrayals of male bonding.
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Rebecca Frecknall Is Bringing ‘Cabaret’ Back to Broadway

NYT Theater - Wed, 03/27/2024 - 13:56
The British director Rebecca Frecknall’s immersive revival of the Kander and Ebb musical was a hit in London. This spring, she’s bringing it to Broadway.
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How the Gory Sex Scenes in ‘Teeth’ Came Together

NYT Theater - Wed, 03/27/2024 - 13:00
Creating the sex scenes for the horror musical required close attention to detail, extra communication and some strategically placed silicone.
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‘Opening Night’ Review: Ivo van Hove Makes a Stylish Movie Into a Sludgy Travesty

NYT Theater - Wed, 03/27/2024 - 09:50
Ivo van Hove’s stage adaptation of the 1977 John Cassavetes film, with music by Rufus Wainwright, turns a taut character study into a corny melodrama.
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A British Scandal Intrigued J.T. Rogers, Then He Went Down the Rabbit Hole

NYT Theater - Tue, 03/26/2024 - 14:25
The playwright thought News International’s phone-hacking scandal could make for a sweeping thriller. Twelve years later, here it is.
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Review: In ‘American Rot,’ the Painful Legacy of the Dred Scott Case

NYT Theater - Tue, 03/26/2024 - 09:40
Kate Taney Billingsley’s play starts with a fictional apology, but then segregated choirs and a racist waitress create tonal dissonance.
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Nicole Scherzinger to Star in ‘Sunset Boulevard’ on Broadway in the Fall

NYT Theater - Mon, 03/25/2024 - 10:00
The revival, birthed in London, is a radically reimagined version of the 1993 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on a 1950 Billy Wilder film.
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Cynthia Nixon Knows What Poem She Wants Read at Her Funeral

NYT Theater - Sat, 03/23/2024 - 14:53
“I love ‘I heard a Fly buzz — when I died,’” said the actress, currently performing Off Broadway in “The Seven Year Disappear.” “That one gets me every time.”
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With ‘Tommy’ Revival, Pete Townshend Is Talking to a New Generation

NYT Theater - Sat, 03/23/2024 - 05:01
He’s also still working through his childhood trauma. Considering his musical’s legacy, he sees a story about how “we prevail ultimately, by turning toward the light.”
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Julianna Margulies and Peter Gallagher to Star in Broadway Play

NYT Theater - Fri, 03/22/2024 - 12:00
The duo will lead the cast of “Left on Tenth,” a stage adaptation of Delia Ephron’s best-selling memoir.
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‘Like They Do in the Movies’ Review: Laurence Fishburne Widens His Lens

NYT Theater - Thu, 03/21/2024 - 22:46
In his solo show, the screen and stage star shines a light into his formative dark corners and on the people who made an impression.
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‘Water for Elephants’ Review: Beauty Under the Big Top

NYT Theater - Thu, 03/21/2024 - 21:00
The circus-themed love story, already a novel and a movie, becomes a gorgeously imaginative Broadway musical.
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Why ‘Uncle Vanya’ Is the Play for Our Anxious Era

NYT Theater - Thu, 03/21/2024 - 05:01
Despite debuting 125 years ago, Anton Chekhov’s drama of claustrophobia, resentment and despair feels perfectly suited to present day America.
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‘Dead Outlaw,’ a Mummy Musical, Is So Strange It Can Only Be True

NYT Theater - Wed, 03/20/2024 - 18:01
The creators of “The Band’s Visit” reunited to tell the story of an outlaw whose body toured carnivals for decades.
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Review: In Charles Busch’s ‘Ibsen’s Ghost,’ a Widow’s Work is Never Done

NYT Theater - Wed, 03/20/2024 - 11:32
In Charles Busch’s satire of Henrik Ibsen’s plays, a widow faces a rather catty fight to save her husband’s legacy.
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Review: An Affair to Dismember, in the Gory Musical ‘Teeth’

NYT Theater - Tue, 03/19/2024 - 21:30
A cult horror film about a teenage girl with a surprise set of chompers gets another surprise: the song-and-dance treatment.
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