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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.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017

August Wilson on Broadway

August Wilson on Broadway

One actor described "Jitney", an August Wilson play currently on Broadway, as "the last jewel in the crown." With its run at the Samuel J. Fiedman Theatre, now all ten of Wilson's plays about the...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017

Behind the Scenes: "The Object Lesson"

Behind the Scenes: "The Object Lesson"

Ashley Bellman visits New York Theatre Workshop for a lesson in unpacking our relationship to everyday objects.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

Sara Bareilles Stepping Into 'Waitress'

Sara Bareilles Stepping Into 'Waitress'

After making her Broadway debut as composer for the hit musical "Waitress," singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway debut as an actress, joining the show as its star.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017

"Sunset Boulevard" Returns to Broadway

"Sunset Boulevard" Returns to Broadway

Joelle Garguilo chats with actress Glenn Close and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber about bringing this iconic musical back to the Great White Way.

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