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Marvel’s Heroes Take Center Stage

NYT Theater - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 00:20
Marvel Entertainment and Samuel French team up for a series of educational plays for teenagers.
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Review: In ‘Toni Stone,’ America’s Pastime Meets America’s Problem

NYT Theater - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 11:55
April Matthis’s sensational performance anchors Lydia R. Diamond’s play about the first woman of any race to appear in a professional baseball game.
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Review: Decapitating American History in ‘King Philip’s Head’

NYT Theater - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 22:48
Daniel Glenn’s astutely goofy portrait of legislative gridlock in the Plymouth Colony casts women as some seriously conflicted founding fathers.
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A Play Dissected White Privilege in Education. Then the College Admissions Scandal Broke.

NYT Theater - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 22:45
Issues at the heart of the scandal resonate in “Admissions,” Joshua Harmon’s comedy. How did the news affect the show?
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Review: In ‘The Mountains Look Different,’ Sin, Shame and Self-Determination

NYT Theater - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 23:23
A forgotten 1948 drama by Micheál Mac Liammóir has been polished to a becoming shimmer at Theater Row.
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‘Be More Chill’ to End Broadway Run in August

NYT Theater - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 23:18
The musical, fueled by social media love, opened in March — a tough time of year for a show with a largely student fan base.
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What to Do in New York This Weekend

NYT Theater - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 09:19
The cultural offerings are varied and vast, from ‘Toy Story 4’ in movie theaters to numerous ways to celebrate the first day of summer and NYC Pride.
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Pride Month: The New York City Theater to See

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:55
“A Strange Loop,” “Stonewall” and, of course, “The Cher Show” are among the offerings onstage now.
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‘The Minutes,’ by Tracy Letts, Is Coming to Broadway

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:49
The politically themed comedy, about a fractious municipal government meeting, will open in 2020.
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9 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 17:00
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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‘Bitter Wheat’ Misfires, in Monstrous Fashion

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 10:36
Despite the formidable presence of John Malkovich, David Mamet’s new play is as reprehensible as the predatory film tycoon at the center of it.
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Can a Kung Fu Musical Get (Way) Off the Ground?

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 10:15
“Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise,” the unlikely offspring of a Chinese-American opera impresario and the writers of “Kung Fu Panda” — with songs by Sia — aims to show just how high the Shed can fly.
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Review: Behind the ‘Veil,’ Facts Are Negotiable

NYT Theater - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:11
Hollywood filmmakers tell a period story set in China in Gordon Dahlquist’s layered look at truth, lies and the power of narrative.
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Review: ‘Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson,’ Aiming for His Head

NYT Theater - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:10
Based on an anecdote from the set of an infamous commercial, the play focuses on the behind-the-scenes people who work to realize an artist’s vision.
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Debra Messing Will Star in ‘Birthday Candles’ on Broadway

NYT Theater - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:09
The Roundabout Theater Company production, which follows a woman’s long life, marks the playwright Noah Haidle’s Broadway debut.
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Why Def Leppard Finally Said Yes to the ‘Rock of Ages’ Musical

NYT Theater - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:07
The jukebox show never had the rights to use the band’s songs, even though it’s named after one. That’s changing for its 10th anniversary revival.
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‘The Prom’ Will End Its Broadway Run in August

NYT Theater - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 19:45
The joyful musical comedy won strong reviews but could not break through in a competitive theater market.
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Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List

NYT Theater - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 12:20
After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present.
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‘Girl From the North Country,’ With Bob Dylan Songs, Is Bound for Broadway

NYT Theater - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 08:07
The show, written and directed by Conor McPherson, explores the struggles of boardinghouse residents in Depression-era Minnesota.
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Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors

NYT Theater - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:06
Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s writing a musical …
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