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Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Michael Moore Preaches to the Converted in Slick 'Surrender'

Michael Moore Preaches to the Converted in Slick 'Surrender'

The famous son of Flint, Mich., offers guidelines for how to get through the next 4 years. A funny and engaging one-man performance that's part entertainment and part call-to-arms.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Bruce Springsteen Plans a Series of Broadway Fall Concerts

Bruce Springsteen Plans a Series of Broadway Fall Concerts

Bruce Springsteen said Wednesday on his website that he plans to make his Broadway debut onstage this fall at the Walter Kerr Theatre in a solo show in which he performs songs from his career, interspersed with...

Friday, May 13, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Long Days Journey Into Night

Behind the Scenes: Long Days Journey Into Night

Meet the incredible cast of Long Days Journey Into Night, Eugene O'Neill’s timeless American masterpiece

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

"Great Comet" to Close in September After Casting Backlash

"Great Comet" to Close in September After Casting Backlash

Dave Malloy's electropop opera "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," is closing on Broadway — just two months after its star, Josh Groban, left the production.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

Lea Salonga Will Lead "Once on This Island" Revival

Lea Salonga Will Lead "Once on This Island" Revival

The upcoming revival of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's 1990 musical "Once on This Island" has found its four gods — and one of them is a Broadway legend.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

Acclaimed Broadway Singer, Actress Barbara Cook Dies at 89

Acclaimed Broadway Singer, Actress Barbara Cook Dies at 89

Barbara Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017

Amy Schumer Will Star in Steve Martin Play on Broadway

Amy Schumer Will Star in Steve Martin Play on Broadway

Amy Schumer and Steve Martin are teaming up for laughs — on Broadway. The actress and comedian will star in Martin's four-person comedy "Meteor Shower" at the Booth Theatre starting in November.

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017

Existential Comedy 'A Parallelogram' Takes Shape at 2ST

Existential Comedy 'A Parallelogram' Takes Shape at 2ST

If you knew what was going to happen in your life before it did—but were helpless to change it—would you still want to go on? "Clybourne Park" scribe Bruce Norris toys with the notion in the New York premiere of...

Monday, Jul 31, 2017

Course of True Love Runs Amok in Central Park 'Dream'

Course of True Love Runs Amok in Central Park 'Dream'<br />

Lear deBessonet's lush, conventional staging of Shakespeare's popular comic romance features some of Broadway's biggest stars. No politics, but plenty of strong walls .. and wills.

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