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Thursday, Mar 9, 2017

Sally Field's Return to Broadway in 'Glass Menagerie'

Sally Field's Return to Broadway in 'Glass Menagerie'

Sam Gold puts his stamp on the Tennessee Williams memory play with some hyper-realistic elements, and a minimalist set so barren it can only leave us to focus on the actors—the juxtaposition of styles makes this...

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

"Groundhog Day" Heads to Broadway

"Groundhog Day" Heads to Broadway

Joelle Garguilo chats with the cast and writer of "Groundhog Day" the musical and finds out how they are going to take the production from blockbuster to Broadway.

Monday, Mar 6, 2017

New Revival of 'My Fair Lady' Coming

New Revival of 'My Fair Lady' Coming

Lerner & Loewe's classic musical "My Fair Lady" will return to Broadway next spring for the first time in 25 years.

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017

Swoon-Worthy 'Significant Other' Is Better With Age

Swoon-Worthy 'Significant Other' Is Better With Age

Joshua Harmon's witty comedy about the foibles and absurdities of single life in New York transitions to Broadway.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017

Attend This Tale of 'Sweeney Todd'

Attend This Tale of 'Sweeney Todd'<br />

The Tooting Arts Club transfer of Sondheim's tragic musical is staged in a working bake shop where actors look you right in the eye. The pie is delicious. The production is intoxicating.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017

NYC Theater Brings New Meat to 'Sweeney Todd'

NYC Theater Brings New Meat to 'Sweeney Todd'

Barrow Street Theatre is upping the realism and experience for musicals like by offering its visitors to eat real food before the curtain goes up.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017

No Auditions Necessary

No Auditions Necessary

Raina Seitel stops by the JCC of Manhattan to find out how AfterWork Theater is helping New Yorkers achieve their theater dreams.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017

Mamet Rebounds with 'The Penitent'

Mamet Rebounds with 'The Penitent'<br />

While some themes pop up like a muddled game of socioreligious whack-a-mole, the writer's latest excels as an indictment of both the media and America's legal system.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017

Oscar Isaac Is 'Hamlet' at Public Theater

Oscar Isaac Is 'Hamlet' at Public Theater

Directed by Tony winner Sam Gold ("Fun Home"), the limited-run production will begin previews in June.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017

Celebrities on Broadway

Celebrities on Broadway

Raina Seitel rounds up must-see Broadway shows featuring some of Hollywood's biggest names.

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