Tag: Theater

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Review: Good Art, Bad Men and Samuel Pepys in ‘17c’

Pepys’s diary entries are bracingly frank, and so is this production, which trades the role of Pepys among...

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‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ to Close on Broadway

Photo Jake Ryan Flynn as Charlie in the musical “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” in April. Credit Sara...

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The ‘Lion King’ Effect: How a Broadway Smash Changed South African Lives

This month the show celebrated its 20th anniversary. When Ms. Taymor and Thomas Schumacher, the president of Disney’s...

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Review: In ‘Actually,’ a Case of She Said, He Said and They Said

This is a common problem — and, I admit, a pleasure — of procedurals. Here, we’re thrown into...

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Eugene O’Neill and Meredith Monk, in BAM’s New Season

Photo Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” at the Old Vic in London....

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Brantley in Britain: Review: ‘Network’ With Bryan Cranston Is Convulsive, Immersive and Still Mad as Hell

Mr. van Hove, the visionary international director who set Broadway shivering with his hyper-intense productions of Arthur Miller’s...

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Adam Driver’s Nonprofit Seeks Soldiers for the Stage

Photo Adam Driver, founder of Arts in the Armed Forces, served as a Marine before attending Juilliard. Credit...

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Brantley in Britain: On London Stages, Britain Considers Its Divided Soul

This may sound like a joyless prospect. But it’s amazing how quickly the traffic of the stage passes...

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After a Nominator Is Denied Access, ‘1984’ Is Ineligible for Tonys

Photo A scene from the play “1984,” which ran on Broadway but won’t be eligible for Tony Awards....

Laura Plummer and her partner Omar Caboo
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Review: Charles Ludlam in the Cosmos Where ‘Queens Collide’

Ludlam’s Tamberlaine is already the president of Earth when the play begins. But his insatiable appetite for power...