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Monday, Apr 3, 2017

J.J. Abrams Helps Bankroll a Broadway Farce

J.J. Abrams Helps Bankroll a Broadway Farce<br />

"The Force Awakens" producer dabbles in theater with a light confection from the familiar Door Slamming School of British Comedy. You either find this stuff gut-bustingly hilarious or simply boring.

Friday, Mar 31, 2017

'Come From Away' Tackles Horrific 9/11 With Hope, Laughter

'Come From Away' Tackles Horrific 9/11 With Hope, Laughter

The cast of the new Broadway production "Come from Away" don't want you to think of their production as the 9/11 musical. Instead they want their show to be symbolic of the generosity of the human spirit..in...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017

Sara Bareilles on "Waitress"

Sara Bareilles on "Waitress"

Grammy and Tony nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles stops by the studio to chat about making her Broadway debut in "Waitress."

Monday, Mar 27, 2017

John Leguizamo Breaks Down 'Latin History for Morons'

John Leguizamo Breaks Down 'Latin History for Morons'

The Colombian-American actor and standup embarks on a search to find a Latin hero for his son's school project, in an irreverent new show at The Public.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017

'Once on This Island' Books Broadway Return

'Once on This Island' Books Broadway Return<br />

Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's 1990 musical will once again play New York's biggest stage this fall

Monday, Mar 27, 2017

Pennsylvania Mill Workers 'Sweat' for Years, Without Reward

Pennsylvania Mill Workers 'Sweat' for Years, Without Reward

The promise of lifelong employment and a pension proves to be a hose job for many, in what's been called "the first theatrical landmark of the Trump era." Precise, poignant and impactful.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

'Miss Saigon' Whirls Back into Manhattan

'Miss Saigon' Whirls Back into Manhattan

The revival of Boublil and Schönberg’s sweeping musical features two appealing leads—one both charismatic and smarmy, the other capable and tenacious. And, the famous hardware-heavy set pieces remain just...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

"The Price" Returns to Broadway

"The Price" Returns to Broadway

"The Price" returns to Broadway with an all-star cast including Mark Ruffalo, Danny Devito, Jessica Hecht and Tony Shalhoub.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

'The Fantasticks' Off-Broadway Run Is Ending … Again

'The Fantasticks' Off-Broadway Run Is Ending … Again

The long-running musical will make its final bow on June 4.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

DeVito Goes Big in Broadway Debut

DeVito Goes Big in Broadway Debut<br />

The small screen icon joins Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub and Jessica Hecht in a revival of Arthur Miller's rarely staged "The Price." DeVito seems to relish the interaction with a live audience—he's the...

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