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N.Y.U. Names New Performance Space After Nation’s First Black Theater

NYT Theater - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 11:02
The university is commemorating the African Grove Theater, part of a new building opening in 2023.
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Review: Sarah Silverman’s ‘Bedwetter’ Musical Has Sprung a Leak

NYT Theater - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 22:00
The comedian’s memoir was funny. But when the new show based on it tries for something deeper, it sinks into bathos.
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Ruth Negga Thinks Lady Macbeth Is Misunderstood

NYT Theater - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 16:26
The actress, nominated for a Tony Award for her magnetic performance in “Macbeth,” is drawn to female characters who challenge the status quo.
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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ and ‘Tina’ to End Their Broadway Runs

NYT Theater - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 14:14
The musicals, both of which lost steam after the pandemic shutdown, will close in late summer.
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Lucy Moss Unwinds With Songwriting and TikTok Cleaning Tutorials

NYT Theater - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 12:30
The Tony Award-nominated co-director of “Six” shares the corners of the internet she haunts to help her stay productive.
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In ‘Buggy Baby,’ Shadows Creep In

NYT Theater - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 11:57
Josh Azouz’s vivid, nightmarish play at Astoria Performing Arts Center in Queens is a hallucinatory tale about two refugees and a talkative infant.
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Tom Stoppard’s ‘Leopoldstadt’ Will Open on Broadway This Fall

NYT Theater - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 10:00
The play, about a Jewish family in Vienna in the first half of the 20th Century, will begin previews Sept. 14 and open Oct. 2 at the Longacre Theater.
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Broadway’s Beloved Basement Club, Feinstein’s/54 Below, Turns 10

NYT Theater - Mon, 06/06/2022 - 13:57
The venue beneath what was once Studio 54 will pick up an honor at the Tony Awards for excellence in the theater as it marks its anniversary with a pair of concerts.
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Asked to Adapt a Classic Play, This Writer Rethought Her Life

NYT Theater - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 15:01
As she sought the truth for her characters on the page, Mara Vélez Meléndez’s real self began to emerge. Now she’s making her Off Broadway debut.
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Mark Rylance on ‘Jerusalem’ and the Golf Comedy ‘Phantom of the Open’

NYT Theater - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 07:00
The acclaimed British actor explains the links between his tour de force stage turn and a recent string of subdued screen roles.
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Chekhov Two Ways, With a Robot and Baryshnikov Along for the Ride

NYT Theater - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 05:00
With its production of “The Orchard,” juxtaposing the human and the virtual, the Arlekin Players continue taking creative leaps.
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‘… What the End Will Be’ Review: Learning to Let Go

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 21:30
The intergenerational comedy is a poignant reflection on sexuality, mortality and Black masculinity by the playwright Mansa Ra.
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Review: In ‘A Kid Like Rishi,’ Hazy Uncertainty Shrouds a Teen’s Killing

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 18:05
A cast of three recount the gripping drama of the death of a teenager by the Dutch police in 2012.
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BAM’s Next Wave Festival Returns With an Ivo Van Hove Production

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 14:38
The American premiere of the brutal play “A Little Life,” a drag-infused Hamlet and an immersive celestial installation highlight the festival’s latest iteration.
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This High School Musical Teaches Confidence, Power and Teamwork

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 14:14
Step dance helps students at Brooklyn Transition Center focus and release excess energy — and it plays a starring role in their musical, “In the Stuy.”
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‘The Thanksgiving Play’ Sends Up America. Now It’s Coming to Broadway.

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 13:18
Rachel Chavkin will direct Larissa FastHorse’s satire, which takes aim at American mythology, next spring at the Helen Hayes Theater.
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‘Almost Famous,’ Now a Musical, Will Open on Broadway This Fall

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 13:08
The stage adaptation, with book and lyrics by Cameron Crowe and music and lyrics by Tom Kitt, will begin previews Sept. 13.
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‘MJ’: Dancing the Pain, and Dancing the Pain Away

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 09:00
What is the role of choreography on Broadway? Two musicals, “MJ” and “A Strange Loop,” shed light on the dancing body.
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Édouard Louis, Miserable in the Spotlight

NYT Theater - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 05:39
The French writer played himself onstage and hated the experience, according to a new work he developed with the Swiss director Milo Rau. This time around, there’s an actor in the role.
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‘Dreaming Zenzile’ Review: A Tribute to Mama Africa

NYT Theater - Wed, 06/01/2022 - 20:00
The musical is Somi Kakoma’s thank-you note, written across generations, to the South African singer and activist Miriam Makeba.
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