Tag: Theater

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Critic’s Notebook: Deep Dives Into Justice From Shakespeare, Wilde and Atticus Finch

Because so many of Shakespeare’s plays engage similar questions, the canon seems especially ripe right now for reimagining...

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Learning Lines. And Crossing Them.

“I want to deepen the work,” Evangeline says. Evangeline (Molly Parker) is a theater director and Josephine Decker’s...

‘Sweat’ to Start Free Election-Season Tour Across Midwest

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Sweat” will soon arrive in communities much like the one it depicts. The...

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6 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Our guide to plays and musicals coming to New York stages and a few last-chance picks of shows...

This Week: Radiohead, Tanglewood, Lucinda Child’s ‘Available Light’

Advertisement Radiohead returns to Madison Square Garden, the Boston Symphony Orchestra heads to its summer home and Lucinda...

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‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

The Hungarian State Opera on Thursday canceled over a dozen performances of the musical “Billy Elliot,” after a...

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‘Surprised and Dismayed’: Readers Respond to Our Best 25 Plays List

Readers were impressed and infuriated — sometimes both at once — by “The Great Work Continues,” in which...

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British Plays Are Better. There, I Said It.

I’m sorry to say that, as a British theater journalist, my first reaction to “The Great Work Continues”...

Review: ‘Tchaikovsky: None but the Lonely Heart’ Has Music and Passion. But Not Romance.

Anyone who has enjoyed an online flirtation followed by a disappointing face-to-face knows that sometimes real life just...

Jimmy Buffett Does Not Live the Jimmy Buffett Lifestyle

In December, Mr. Buffett was still looking to make the show an even more authentic testament to the...