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Vows: A Playwright and a Songwriter, Finding the Right Words

NYT Theater - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:06
Emily Kaczmarek and Zoe Sarnak began a collaboration that created the musical, “Afterwords,” and a place for each other in their hearts.
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A Word With: Why William Jackson Harper of ‘The Good Place’ Can’t Quit the Theater

NYT Theater - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:00
Mr. Harper, best known for his sitcom role, is making his debut as a playwright.
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London Theater Reviews: Women Push the Envelope, in Different Ways

NYT Theater - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 06:55
Alexis Zegerman’s “Holy __” is a lively, if overheated, cautionary tale; while Clare Barron’s “Dance Nation” looks at troubles that come from within.
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Marin Mazzie, Broadway Musical Star, Is Dead at 57

NYT Theater - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 23:15
In a long career cut short by cancer, she earned three Tony nominations in just six years, for performances in “Passion,” “Ragtime” and “Kiss Me, Kate.”
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Review: In ‘Agnes,’ Familial Ties Bound So Tightly They Fray

NYT Theater - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 21:45
In Catya McMullen’s tender and funny play, a brother with Asperger’s syndrome seeks connection as his overprotective sister’s relationship flounders.
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How Next Wave Is It? Joseph V. Melillo Picks His Kind of Show From His Final Program

NYT Theater - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 18:13
From circus to Sophocles, the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s executive producer leaves his mark.
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11 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NYT Theater - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 17:00
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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Review: In ‘The Naturalists,’ a Farm and a Family Evolve

NYT Theater - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:30
Fine performances elevate Jaki McCarrick’s slow-paced Irish drama, which owes a big debt to Chekhov and O’Casey.
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Ibsen Play Is Canceled in China After Audience Criticizes Government

NYT Theater - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 05:10
A German theater company’s staging of the Henrik Ibsen play “An Enemy of the People” invited audience members to voice their complaints about society.
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Review: ‘Collective Rage’ Is ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Times 5

NYT Theater - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 21:45
Jen Silverman’s play takes a spirited look at the emergence of women’s solidarity with the help of Sephora, Shakespeare and a well-aimed hand mirror.
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72 Plays and Musicals to See This Fall and Beyond

NYT Theater - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 18:36
Any season that tells the stories of Cher, Sarah Bernhardt, Rupert Murdoch and Gloria Steinem won’t be quiet.
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Review: The Bard as Bedtime Story in ‘Table Top Shakespeare’

NYT Theater - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 17:56
Yes, household objects stand in for famous characters. But in the hands of master storytellers, these condensed versions can cast a spell.
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That New ‘Mean Girls’ Teacher Has Homework to Do

NYT Theater - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:18
Following Jennifer Simard in the rapid run-up to her first performance as a cast replacement in the hit musical.
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the new season: Broadway’s Biggest Debut: King Kong

NYT Theater - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:00
You’ve never seen a puppet like this before.
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Financial Saga ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ Is Headed to New York

NYT Theater - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:00
Stefano Massini’s play about the Lehman brothers earned acclaim in London and will make its North American debut at the Park Avenue Armory in March.
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7 Roles. 14 Actors. 2 Languages. 1 Stage.

NYT Theater - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 14:01
Ensuring that “I Was Most Alive With You” was accessible to both hearing and deaf audiences made rehearsal dauntingly complex — and a little confusing.
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16 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NYT Theater - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:45
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin Will Star in New Taylor Mac Play

NYT Theater - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:31
“Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus” is a comedy set during the fall of the Roman Empire.
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Review: Puttin’ on the Pathos in a Tribute to Irving Berlin

NYT Theater - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:04
Hershey Felder plays the composer of “White Christmas” (and dozens of other American song classics) in a relentlessly minor key.
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Plunder My Songbook, Bob Dylan Said. So He Did.

NYT Theater - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:02
Conor McPherson discusses digging deep into the Dylan catalog for his Depression-era play with music, “Girl From the North Country.”
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