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NYT Theater 6h
A screwball comedy and then a kind of screwball tragedy, Lynn Nottage’s “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” is fizzy until it isn’t. It’s a Critic’s Pick.
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NYT Theater 6h
The reinvention of the 1981 musical "Merrily We Roll Along" keeps rolling along, with the latest revisal from Fiasco Theater at the Roundabout.
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NYT Theater Feb 18
Fear is stalking London’s stages this winter, as Britain continues to squirm under the big, black question mark known as Brexit.
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NYT Theater Feb 18
What is more terrifying -- a horror movie scream or the sound of silence in a Pinter play?
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NYT Theater Feb 18
A musical called "Lolita, My Love"? "You hear the title and immediately tense up," admits Emily Maltby, its director.
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NYT Theater Feb 17
In Leegrid Stevens’s ingenious and exhausting "Spaceman," a woman goes to Mars. The long way.
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NYT Theater Feb 17
Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits helped craft a jukebox musical based on his life story. If only the show's book were as enjoyable as its tunes.
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NYT Theater Feb 15
“Non Solus,” at BAM, and “When Angels Fall,” at Peak Performances, blend circus with dance to tell stories of hunger for human connection
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NYT Theater Feb 15
"Velvet Buzzsaw" costars Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge face tragedy -- separately -- in "Sea Wall/A Life," a double bill of monologues at the Public Theater.
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NYT Theater Feb 14
In "Sea Wall/A Life" — a pair of monologues starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge — Greek tragedy becomes geek tragedy as ordinary zhlubs face human disaster.
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NYT Theater Feb 14
You can blame "Stomp" for Jar Jar Binks. Sort of.
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NYT Theater Feb 14
$100 million and 7,800 Ace bandages later, "Stomp" is turning 25 in New York
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Michael Paulson Feb 14
Breaking: The Michael Jackson Estate cancels this year’s planned Chicago premiere of its new jukebox biomusical as HBO prepares to debut a documentary detailing abuse allegations against the singer. Estate says it will instead aim for Broadway next year.
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NYT Theater Feb 14
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who is bringing her "Fleabag" to New York, has made the sneak comic attack her creative signature
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NYT Theater Feb 13
"Has a vampire had its way with 'All About Eve'?" Our critic in London reviews Ivo van Hove's anemic stage adaptation of the immortal movie, starring Gillian Anderson
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NYT Theater Feb 13
Isabelle Huppert, who has an uncanny gift for playing women on the edge, is back at it with "The Mother" at Atlantic Theater Company
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NYT Theater Feb 13
A stage version of "All About Eve," directed by Ivo van Hove and starring Gillian Anderson, drains the lifeblood from a crackling cinematic satire
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NYT Theater Feb 13
Isabelle Huppert has 5 films coming out in 2019. But she also has a thriving stage career with projects including "The Mother," at Atlantic Theater Company.
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NYT Theater Feb 13
At the Irish Repertory Theater, a century-old play still packs heat. Our review:
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NYT Theater Feb 13
Very few stage experiences feel quite as live as "Freestyle Love Supreme," the mostly improvised and entirely delightful hip-hop musical at the Greenwich House Theater
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