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Monday, Nov 14, 2016

Groban's Broadway Debut in Illuminating 'Comet'

Groban's Broadway Debut in Illuminating 'Comet'<br />

Audiences are just inches away from actors in composer Dave Malloy's adaptation of a small slice of "War and Peace." Innovative eye-candy.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016

Kristin Chenoweth's Irresistible Love Letter to Broadway

Kristin Chenoweth's Irresistible Love Letter to Broadway<br />

The Tony-winning pint-sized powerhouse returns to Broadway in a new one-woman concert, through Nov. 13.

Monday, Nov 7, 2016

Apartheid-era 'Master Harold' Resonates at Signature Center

Apartheid-era 'Master Harold' Resonates at Signature Center<br />

South African-born playwright Athol Fugard returns to his New York base to direct an eloquent revival of his 1982 drama.

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Chita Nowadays

Chita Nowadays

Joelle Garguilo chats with Broadway icon Chita Rivera about her Carnegie Hall debut and more

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Ex-Spice Girl Melanie Brown to Star in Broadway's 'Chicago'

Ex-Spice Girl Melanie Brown to Star in Broadway's 'Chicago'

Melanie Brown, the ex-Spice Girl known as "Scary Spice," will play a killer on Broadway.

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

'Sweat,' at The Public, Exposes Waning American Dream

'Sweat,' at The Public, Exposes Waning American Dream

Playwright Lynn Nottage ("Ruined") returns with a drama about friends working on the line of a factory floor in Reading, Pennsylvania. Timely, well-told and exceptionally frustrating -- because it illustrates...

Monday, Oct 31, 2016

'Great Comet' Playbill Prompts Off-Stage War

'Great Comet' Playbill Prompts Off-Stage War

Ars Nova has filed a lawsuit over how their being billed in the Playbill of 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812'

Sunday, Oct 30, 2016

'The Color Purple' Sets Broadway Closing Date

'The Color Purple' Sets Broadway Closing Date

John Doyle's Tony-winning revival of "The Color Purple" will play its final performance at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Jan. 8, 2017.

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Fab 'Falsettos' Cast Forms a Tight-Knit Family

Fab 'Falsettos' Cast Forms a Tight-Knit Family<br />

The 1992 James Lapine-William Finn musical is an eloquent examination of what makes up a real New York modern family. An extraordinarily satisfying revival.

Monday, Oct 24, 2016

David Hyde Pierce Finds 'A Life' Comes With No Certainties

David Hyde Pierce Finds 'A Life' Comes With No Certainties

The theater mainstay plays Nate Martin, an everyman New Yorker who pores over astrological charts hoping to understand his place in the universe. Nate gets his answer, and it's deeply unsettling.

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