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NYT Theater 8h
What’s wrong with men that they can’t tolerate strong women? The backstage comedy "Bernhardt/Hamlet" couldn't feel more relevant.
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NYT Theater 24h
"Chaotic yet profound" — Craig Lucas offers a modern take on the Book of Job in "I Was Most Alive With You," at Playwrights Horizons
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NYT Theater Sep 24
Think Job had it bad in the Bible? Check out the trials a family faces in "I Was Most Alive With You," by Craig Lucas, at Playwrights Horizons.
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NYT Theater Sep 24
"Intractable Woman" is a "cool, carefully composed and frightening" work of theatrical journalism about the life and death of the Russian reporter Anna Politkovskaya
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NYT Theater Sep 23
Patti Smith at 71 conjures the Patti Smith of many yesterdays in her poignant "Words and Music" at the Minetta Lane Theater
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NYT Theater Sep 23
Patti Smith's new show mixes music with autobiography, inevitably bringing to mind the current hit "Springsteen on Broadway"
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NYT Theater Sep 22
How do you distill a 720-page novel into a play?
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NYT Theater Sep 21
Hanya Yanagihara’s bestselling novel "A Little Life" features child abuse, self-harm, domestic violence and suicide. A new theatrical adaptation puts that all center stage.
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NYT Theater Sep 21
The hit novel "A Little Life" has been brought to the stage by Ivo van Hove, one of today's most prolific and respected theater directors
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NYT Theater Sep 20
Edie Falco plays strong-arming Polly Noonan: power behind the Albany Democratic machine (and grandmother of Kirsten Gillibrand) in Sharr White's "The True"
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NYT Theater Sep 20
Arthur Miller’s tragic World War II drama "All My Sons" will be on Broadway in April with Annette Bening and Tracy Letts
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NYT Theater Sep 20
There will be 16 productions of Lynn Nottage’s “Sweat” this season, making it the next most popular play after “A Doll’s House, Part 2.” “The Wolves,” by Sarah DeLappe, and “Indecent,” by Paula Vogel, are also being staged in multiple settings.
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NYT Theater Sep 20
Eleven of the 20 most produced playwrights around the country in 2018-19 are women
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NYT Theater Sep 20
The staged creations of René Pollesch, one of Germany’s most innovative directors, often don’t look like theater at all.
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NYT Theater Sep 20
Obsessive fan meets cult object in Rob Roth's "Soundstage."
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NYT Theater Sep 20
His dentist wanted to purge his book collection of racy material. "The Libertine" was the eventual result.
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NYT Theater Sep 20
Stefano Massini makes his American debut with “Intractable Woman: A Theatrical Memo on Anna Politkovskaya" a dramatization of the life and work of the Russian investigative journalist who was assassinated in 2006
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Michael Paulson Sep 20
Broadway news: Annette Bening and Tracy Letts to lead revival of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" next spring.
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NYT Theater Sep 20
Remember the name Stefano Massini: The Italian playwright's first two American productions are coming to New York this season. "The themes of our times must land on the stage," he says.
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NYT Theater Sep 20
Beautifully designed but maddeningly aimless, "Soundstage" is the latest entry in the extensive body of work exploring gay men's relationship with Hollywood glamor
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