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Dramatizing the Story of a Gay Mid-Century Tattoo Artist Who Was So Much More

NYT Theater - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 15:30
“Underneath the Skin,” a theater piece by John Kelly, meditates on the life of Samuel Steward, who always lived boldly when others dared not.
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‘The Wiz’ Aims for Broadway After a U.S. Tour

NYT Theater - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 13:08
Schele Williams will direct and JaQuel Knight is choreographing a new production of the show, with additional material by Amber Ruffin. It will start its tour in Baltimore.
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Does Broadway Need Another ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Musical? Pat Benatar Says Yes.

NYT Theater - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:49
After competing ideas and a cease-and-desist order, “Invincible — The Musical” arrives onstage. Just don’t call it a jukebox musical.
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In Paris, First-Person Trauma Jumps from Page to Stage

NYT Theater - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 04:48
Several intimate literary accounts of pain and suffering have been adapted for the theater recently — with varying success.
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Michael Feingold, Forceful Drama Critic, Dies at 77

NYT Theater - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:57
For decades he wrote about theater in The Village Voice, but he also was a dramaturge and a Tony-nominated translator.
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Can This Man Stop Lying?

NYT Theater - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 11:18
Christopher Massimine, whose compulsive lying derailed a promising career in theater, maintains that it’s a mental illness that has dogged him since childhood.
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The Museum of Broadway Is Open. Here Are 10 Highlights.

NYT Theater - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 10:36
In Times Square, a 26,000-square-foot space details the history of theater with objects like Patti LuPone’s “Evita” wig, a Jets jacket from “West Side Story” and more.
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Playing Neil Diamond: A Dream Role, and a ‘Crazy Privilege’

NYT Theater - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 05:00
Will Swenson, the star of “A Beautiful Noise,” has come a long way from his days as an eighth grader wooing girls with his Diamond repertoire.
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‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Delay Broadway Closing After Sales Spike

NYT Theater - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 23:45
Last week was the highest-grossing in the show’s 35-year history.
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With an ‘Othello’ of His Own, Clint Dyer Comes Full Circle

NYT Theater - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 14:10
As a young man, Clint Dyer was appalled by a photograph from a blackface production of Shakespeare’s tragedy at the National Theater. Now, he is that playhouse’s deputy artistic director, and is tackling the work himself.
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‘The Gett’ Review: Jewish History and a Woman’s Future

NYT Theater - Mon, 11/28/2022 - 16:21
The ancient and contemporary swirl together in Liba Vaynberg’s ambitious, off-kilter play about life after a divorce.
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Review: At the Big Apple Circus, It’s a Family Affair

NYT Theater - Sun, 11/27/2022 - 22:14
Though smaller and less glitzy than extravaganzas of years past, “Dream Big” is a brisk, welcoming, back-to-basics experience brimming with pizazz.
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Review: In ‘KPOP,’ Korean Pop and Broadway Meet (Too) Cute

NYT Theater - Sun, 11/27/2022 - 18:00
The worldwide sensation and American-style musical theater form an awkward alliance onstage.
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After a 70-Year Run in London, ‘The Mousetrap’ Heads to Broadway

NYT Theater - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 12:52
The enduring Agatha Christie whodunit, which has stumped West End theatergoers since 1952, will come to New York next year. (No spoilers, please.)
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‘The Rat Trap’ Review: Together for Better, but Mostly for Worse

NYT Theater - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 08:00
Noël Coward’s bleak portrait of a collapsing marriage between two artists has its American premiere at New York City Center.
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London’s Theater Cuts Matter, on Broadway and Beyond

NYT Theater - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 04:51
The cushion of state money let the Hampstead and Donmar playhouses develop broad programs with international reach. Now they must find creative ways to play on.
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‘The Patient Gloria’ Review: A Theatrical Remedy for Toxic Therapy

NYT Theater - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 14:18
Gina Moxley’s punchy, punk-rock play counters a woman’s betrayal by her therapists, exposing the sexism in her treatment.
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Corey Hawkins, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in ‘Topdog/Underdog’ and the Art of Deception

NYT Theater - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 08:52
Corey Hawkins and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II discuss their electrifying performances in the Broadway revival of Suzan-Lori Parks’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
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Review: A Yiddish ‘Fiddler on the Roof’? Sounds Crazy, Nu?

NYT Theater - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 14:55
A powerful new revival of the 1964 musical offers a kind of authenticity no other American “Fiddler” ever has: It’s in Yiddish.
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In ‘House of Us,’ Irina Brook Steps Out of Her Family’s Shadow

NYT Theater - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 10:46
At 60, and already a renowned theater maker, Irina Brook is rethinking her work and tackling the legacy of her famous parents: “I’m only just emerging from my cocoon.”
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