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Monday, Oct 24, 2016

A Resistance Heroine Tries to Find Purpose in 'Plenty'

A Resistance Heroine Tries to Find Purpose in 'Plenty'<br />

Rachel Weisz dazzles in a rare revival of “Plenty,” about a female agent whose dissatisfying post-war life drives her slowly mad -- but she would have been helped by a more coherently directed and designed...

Monday, Oct 24, 2016

'Bandstand' Swings to Broadway

'Bandstand' Swings to Broadway

Laura Osnes and Corey Cott will lead the 1945-set new musical.

Friday, Oct 21, 2016

Big Names Headline Revival of B'way Classic 'The Front Page'

Big Names Headline Revival of B'way Classic 'The Front Page'

Nathan Lane, John Slattery and John Goodman lead a star-studded revival of the 1928 newspaper comedy, "The Front Page." Frenetic and, at times, fantastic—but showing its age.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016

Have a Drink with Amy Ryan in Acidic 'Love, Love, Love'

Have a Drink with Amy Ryan in Acidic 'Love, Love, Love'

Mike Bartlett's clever dark comedy introduces us to a pair of boomers who have babies of their own. An easy-to-appreciate rumination on selfishness, responsibility and luck.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016

Blue Man Group Celebrates 25 Years

Blue Man Group Celebrates 25 Years

Ben Aaron visits Blue Man Group training site to find out what it takes to be a blue man. Blue Man Group performs nightly at Astor Place Theatre in New York. For more info on the show, or to purchase tickets...

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

Janney, Hickey Lead 'Six Degrees of Separation' Revival

Janney, Hickey Lead 'Six Degrees of Separation' Revival

John Guare's acclaimed 1992 play will return to Broadway this spring in its first revival

Monday, Oct 17, 2016

Diane Lane leads Roundabout's Stylized 'Cherry Orchard'

Diane Lane leads Roundabout's Stylized 'Cherry Orchard'

The Oscar nominee made her Broadway debut in Chekov's masterpiece and now she's starring in a stylized, but muddled new version, adapted by Stephen Karam of "The Humans."

Friday, Oct 14, 2016

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Face Off in 'War Paint'

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Face Off in 'War Paint'

Two of the stage's best leading ladies are coming together for a new musical based on the lives of cosmetics entrepreneurs and rivals Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016

Mary-Louise Parker Searches for Joy in 'Heisenberg'

Mary-Louise Parker Searches for Joy in 'Heisenberg'<br />

Two strangers separated by decades meet in a crowded London train station. A satisfying Broadway transfer, from the playwright behind "A Curious Incident ..."

Monday, Oct 10, 2016

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Say 'Oh, Hello'

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Say 'Oh, Hello'

The comedians make their Broadway debuts in a comedy based on their popular sketch-comedy characters.

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