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Wildfire Smoke Disrupts Oregon Shakespeare Festival

NYT Theater - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 16:07
Air-quality concerns have cost the theater festival about $2 million in ticket sales and led to cancellations of free outdoor performances.
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Encounters: Marilu Henner, the Former ‘Taxi’ Star, Doesn’t Need a Grocery List

NYT Theater - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 14:31
The 66-year-old actress, who stars in the Broadway musical “Gettin’ the Band Back Together,” remembers everything.
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Temptations Musical ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Headed for Broadway

NYT Theater - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 14:24
The latest show built around classic pop songs will run at the Imperial Theater starting next spring.
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You Wrote the Play. Can You Let It Go?

NYT Theater - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 10:00
For playwrights, productions that follow the premiere of their shows can be both exhilarating and frightening as others interpret their words.
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‘Ulster American’ Wins Edinburgh Theater Prize

NYT Theater - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 01:01
The dark comedy by David Ireland is the winner of the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh award; the Traverse production will get $25,000 toward a New York run.
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7 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NYT Theater - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 17:00
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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An Avant-Garde Theater Artist Gets Her Due

NYT Theater - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 14:03
María Irene Fornés is being celebrated at MoMA and the Public Theater. Her colleagues and students reflect on her enduring legacy.
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Laura Benanti to Join ‘My Fair Lady’ on Broadway

NYT Theater - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 10:00
The Tony-winning actress will portray Eliza Doolittle in the hit musical revival.
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Theater Review: An Eclectic Lineup at a Festival Dogged by Scandal

NYT Theater - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 06:32
The Ruhrtrienniale festival in Germany presents unpredictable works in postindustrial settings. But this year controversy has overshadowed the event.
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Craig Zadan, 69, Dies; Produced Musicals for Stage, Screen and TV

NYT Theater - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 20:29
A showman who helped put “The Sound of Music” on television, “Chicago” on movie screens and “How to Succeed in Business” back on Broadway.
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Brian Murray, an Acclaimed Veteran of Broadway, Dies at 80

NYT Theater - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 18:46
South African-born, Mr. Murray went to Broadway by way of the Royal Shakespeare Company. In a busy career, he was nominated for three Tony Awards.
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Barbara Harris, Stage, Screen and Improv Actress, Dies at 83

NYT Theater - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:33
Ms. Harris got her start with the Second City and went on to win a Tony Award and to appear in films like “A Thousand Clowns” and “Nashville.”
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Vivian Matalon, Tony-Winning Director, Is Dead at 88

NYT Theater - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:49
Best known for a revelatory staging of “Morning’s at Seven,” he also directed Noël Coward in his final West End stage performance.
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Who Was Shakespeare’s Muse? A Black Woman, This Play Imagines

NYT Theater - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:08
“Emilia,” at Shakespeare’s Globe, features three black actresses in the role of the “Dark Lady” who inspired some of the Bard’s sonnets.
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Review: Besties With Rasputin in ‘Red Emma and the Mad Monk’

NYT Theater - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 18:24
In this winning new musical, a 12-year-old girl is spurred to action by her far-flung imaginary friends.
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Rip Van Winkle, Newly Awake, Meets His Neighbors Onstage

NYT Theater - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 16:08
An outdoor production that draws from the Hudson Valley community aims to unearth the strangeness in Washington Irving’s classic story.
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Review: ‘R.R.R.E.D’ Is a Bad Hair Day

NYT Theater - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 19:04
A future-shock musical comedy about redhead rights could use a makeover.
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Aasif Mandvi’s One-Man Show Will Return to New York

NYT Theater - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 14:32
“Sakina’s Restaurant,” which originally ran in 1998, will play at the Minetta Lane Theater in October. A Patti Smith show is also in the new lineup.
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Miriam Nelson, 98, Golden Age Dancer and Choreographer, Dies

NYT Theater - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 00:44
A Broadway hoofer who went to Hollywood to tutor William Holden, Kim Novak, Ingrid Bergman, Jerry Lewis, Tuesday Weld and Jane Fonda, to name a few.
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John Glines, Who Helped Bring ‘Torch Song’ to Broadway, Dies at 84

NYT Theater - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 17:38
Mr. Glines was a producer who was committed to plays with gay themes and instrumental in bringing them into the mainstream.
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