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NYT Theater 5h
“I will tell you, it’s very hard to find an authentic-looking mermaid tail.” The playwright Patricia Ione Lloyd talks about her Instagram feed.
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NYT Theater 10h
The playwright as mermaid in beaded bustier and glistening tail? “Eve’s Song” author Patricia Ione Lloyd talks about her Instagram feed.
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NYT Theater 14h
"The Prom," a new musical comedy about narcissistic Broadway actors in search of a good cause to exploit, is "a joyful hoot" and a Critic's Pick.
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NYT Theater 24h
News alert: Musical comedy isn't dead. In "The Prom," it has merely moved to Indiana to teach everyone some zazz.
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NYT Theater Nov 15
Is "A Chorus Line" more of a Zach or a Cassie? The City Center revival finds the classic musical starting to show its age.
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NYT Theater Nov 15
In a new production of one of her plays in Paris, the playwright Yasmina Reza acts, too
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NYT Theater Nov 15
The sadness of a life "as meaningful as the tip of a toenail that is clipped off during a pedicure" is contemplated in Hansol Jung's "Wild Goose Dreams" at the Public Theater
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NYT Theater Nov 15
In any faithful production of "A Chorus Line," like the one now at City Center, what's thrilling remains thrilling. But is the rest beginning to get creaky?
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NYT Theater Nov 15
A young immigrant in 1800s New York goes on museum display in Lloyd Suh’s piercing and intimate new play, “The Chinese Lady”
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NYT Theater Nov 15
La Scala Paris was a cabaret, a high-end cinema, a place to watch porn and then a church. Now, it’s a theater again.
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NYT Theater Nov 15
A world divided -- by geography, culture, sex and the internet -- is the subject of Hansol Jung's industriously imaginative "Wild Goose Dreams" at the Public Theater
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NYT Theater Nov 15
What a makeover! Raul Esparza learns to goosestep and speechify in "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" at the Classic Stage Company.
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NYT Theater Nov 14
When she auditioned for “The Cher Show,” Micaela Diamond was 18 and her knowledge of the subject was as skimpy as one of the star’s outfits. One word: "Burlesque."
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NYT Theater Nov 14
Listen to Mike Birbiglia tell off Broadway audience members using cellphones during his show
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NYT Theater Nov 14
For Stephanie J. Block, the path to playing Cher took her through Disneyland, Branson and Liza Minnelli, not to mention two Tony Award nominations
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Michael Paulson Nov 14
"I can see you!" On Broadway, Mike Birbiglia () is using humor to manage repeated cell phone interruptions. And we have audio of the exchanges.
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Scott Heller Nov 13
Amazing history captured here, including material on “integration showcases" staged for agents and producers, which featured scenes from classic plays with black and white actors — an early effort to promote what came to be called nontraditional casting
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NYT Theater Nov 13
It took eight years of persistent fine-tuning to make "The Other Josh Cohen" seem so spontaneously charming.
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NYT Theater Nov 12
Looking to be charmed by a small musical? "The Other Josh Cohen" could be the ticket.
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NYT Theater Nov 12
When "A Chorus Line" opens in New York this week, it will be staged by two people who have been with the musical since its earliest days
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