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Aug 12, 2014

In The Wings: Meet Jonathan Freeman, "Aladdin's" Jafar in Movie and on Broadway

In The Wings: Meet Jonathan Freeman, "Aladdin's" Jafar in Movie and on Broadway

The story of the genie and his magic lamp has been packing the house of "Aladdin" on Broadway since the show opened a few months ago. Lurking in the corner of it all is the exquisite evilness of Jafar. Actor...

Aug 7, 2014

Review: Julia Stiles in "Phoenix"

Review: Julia Stiles in "Phoenix"

Modern mating rituals and their unexpected ramifications get a once-over in Scott Organ's engaging, but ultimately overwrought dark comedy.

Aug 8, 2014

Larry David Penning Own Broadway Debut

Larry David Penning Own Broadway Debut

The "Seinfeld" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" scribe will star in a self-written new play, "Fish in the Dark," opening this March.

Aug 8, 2014

"Lion King" Cast Surprises Subway Riders

"Lion King" Cast Surprises Subway Riders

Some unsuspecting New Yorkers were treated to a surprise performance from the megahit Broadway musical "The Lion King" when cast members took over a subway car and sang "Circle of Life." The impromptu...

Aug 7, 2014

First Broadway Revival of "Side Show" Set

First Broadway Revival of "Side Show" Set

Bill Condon will make his Broadway directorial debut in the new staging of the cult musical about Depression-era vaudeville conjoined twins.

Aug 5, 2014

Review: John Lithgow as "King Lear"

Review: John Lithgow as "King Lear"

The two-time Tony winner offers a distinctly physical monarch in the tragedy's first SITP appearance in some 40 years.

Aug 7, 2014

Keke Palmer Stepping Into “Cinderella”

Keke Palmer Stepping Into “Cinderella”

The actress, recording artist and talk show host will step into Cinderella's glass slippers come September to become Broadway's first black Cinderella. She'll be joined by former "View" co-host Sherri...

Aug 1, 2014

Rotating Stars Make Up Revival of “Love Letters”

Rotating Stars Make Up Revival of “Love Letters”

Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Anjelica Huston and Martin Sheen are just some of the celebs you’ll see in the Broadway revival of the enduring romance.

Aug 1, 2014

Review: An NYC Real Estate Story, with a Twist

Review: An NYC Real Estate Story, with a Twist

A well-crafted, if depressing commentary on human nature, Stephen Adly Guirgis' "Between Riverside and Crazy" thrives on the strength of robust dialogue and complex performances.

Jul 30, 2014

Review: “Sex with Strangers” Satisfies

Review: “Sex with Strangers” Satisfies

Anna Gunn and Bill Magnussen star in a new play directed by David Schwimmer at Second Stage Theatre.

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Accused Teacher Indicted on Sex Charges Involving 6 More Students

Accused Teacher Indicted on Sex Charges Involving 6 More Students

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CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

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George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin First Wedding Photo

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin First Wedding Photo

This is the first glimpse inside the star-studded wedding of the Hollywood actor and human rights lawyer in Venice, Italy.