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Jun 17, 2014

Review: "When We Were Young ...," with Cherry Jones

Review: "When We Were Young ...," with Cherry Jones

The lives of a sheltered teen and a fragile runaway intersect in Sarah Treem's new drama set at an underground shelter for abused women.

Jun 17, 2014

Celebs Come Out for "Much Ado" Opening & More

Celebs Come Out for "Much Ado" Opening & More

Bryan Cranston, John Lithgow and Jonathan Groff helped kick off the first offering of The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park summer season, a "Much Ado About Nothing" that critics...

Jun 16, 2014

"After Midnight" Will Close June 29

"After Midnight" Will Close June 29

The Tony-winning Duke Ellington tribute, now starring Patti LaBelle, surprises with early closing notice.

Jun 15, 2014

Andrew Rannells is Your New Hedwig

Andrew Rannells is Your New Hedwig

Plus drama for the Tony Awards and closing dates for “Buyer & Cellar” and “Mothers and Sons.”

Jun 14, 2014

Jake Gyllenhaal Ready For Broadway Debut

Jake Gyllenhaal Ready For Broadway Debut

Jake Gyllenhaal is coming to Broadway.

Jun 12, 2014

Review: "Fly By Night," at Playwrights Horizons

Review: "Fly By Night," at Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons offers an often magical, sometimes meandering musical with such a terrific cast you can overlook its shortcomings.

Jun 11, 2014

“HIMYM” Lead Is “Disgraced”

“HIMYM” Lead Is “Disgraced”

Josh Radnor is following in the shoes of his sitcom costar Neil Patrick Harris: booking Broadway as his TV follow-up.

Jun 10, 2014

Seen and Heard: Backstage at the 2014 Tony Awards

Seen and Heard: Backstage at the 2014 Tony Awards

While you were watching the telecast, NBC New York was backstage in the winners circle.

Jun 11, 2014

"Gentleman's Guide" Named Best Musical; Cranston, NPH Win Tonys

"Gentleman's Guide" Named Best Musical; Cranston, NPH Win Tonys

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” the dark comic musical in which vicious slayings are played for laughs in Edwardian England, won four honors at Sunday’s 68th Annual Tony Awards, including the...

Jun 7, 2014

Mullally, Channing Join “It’s Only a Play”

Mullally, Channing Join “It’s Only a Play”

Megan Mullally, Stockard Channing and F. Murray Abraham will join Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane in “It’s Only a Play.”

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Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday.

Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

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Ice Bucket Challenge Founder From NY Dismisses Critics

Ice Bucket Challenge Founder From NY Dismisses Critics

The New York man who helped create the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge says he's stunned by how quickly the movement has taken off and is heartened by the new conversation around the little-known disease.

Man Punches, Tries to Rape Woman on Queens Street: NYPD

Man Punches, Tries to Rape Woman on Queens Street: NYPD

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Teen "Fire Challenges" Spark Emergency Warning

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