Tag: Theater

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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...

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‘Spamilton’ Will Close in January

We just came from Spamilton. This is Dan Rosales, the talented young man who plays me.I laughed my...

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Brantley in Britain: Review: Agatha Christie’s Murder Most Orderly and the Comfiest Seats in London

Most of the action takes place in the orderly, ritualized precincts of Her Majesty’s Court, presided over by...

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Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair

But this play sounded like something we had never seen before. A few days later, we headed over...

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Review: A Raucous Day at the Beach With ‘The Sisters Macaluso’

Look how much fun the Macaluso girls are having, how well they get along. There they are, ribbing...

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Your Week in Culture: ‘Nutcracker,’ James Levine and Christmas Scripted by Charles Dickens

Pair it this Thanksgiving weekend with the Steven Soderbergh-produced Western series, “Godless,” streaming Wednesday on Netflix, in which...