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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.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017

Mandy Patinkin Drops Out of 'Great Comet' Amid Controversy

Mandy Patinkin Drops Out of 'Great Comet' Amid Controversy

The Tony-winning actor is exiting "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812," citing the public backlash and claims of racism that brewed on social media over his casting.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

Mandy Patinkin Back on Broadway in 'The Great Comet'

Mandy Patinkin Back on Broadway in 'The Great Comet'

Mandy Patinkin will once again grace the rialto, stepping into his first role in 17 years in the Dave Malloy's electropop opera "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812."

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017

Get to Know "Miss Saigon's" Jon Jon Briones

Get to Know "Miss Saigon's" Jon Jon Briones

Jon Jon Briones of "Miss Saigon" takes Raina Seitel to his favorite city spot.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Behind the Scenes: "Bandstand"

Behind the Scenes: "Bandstand"

Raina Seitel gets a behind the scenes look at the Tony Award-winning musical "Bandstand" with stars Laura Osnes and Corey Cott.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017

Backstage at Lincoln Center Theater's 'Ghost Light'

Backstage at Lincoln Center Theater's 'Ghost Light'

A lot goes on behind the scenes to create the fascinating productions at Lincoln Center Theater. John Chandler takes a tour with the crew of "Ghost Light," which runs through Aug. 6.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

The Public's 'Hamlet' Has an A-List Star ... and Lasagna

The Public's 'Hamlet' Has an A-List Star ... and Lasagna

Oscar Isaac ("Star Wars: The Force Awakens") and Sam Gold ("Fun Home") collaborate on a modernized "Hamlet" that plays to all the senses. Sometimes confusing, but never dull.

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