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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Review: Turbulent Thriller 'The Layover' at Second Stage

Review: Turbulent Thriller 'The Layover' at Second Stage<br />

World premiere from playwright Leslye Headland explores the fallout from a one-night stand. Taut, twisting and full of surprises.

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Review: 'John,' from Annie Baker

Review: 'John,' from Annie Baker

A young couple struggling to stay together meets up with a mysterious innkeeper in the first play of the Pulitzer Prize-winner's Signature residency.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Review: Pulitzer Winner "The Flick"

Review: Pulitzer Winner "The Flick"

Annie Baker's richly human study of boredom and dysfunction among an underpaid crew of movie-house workers gets a second life at the Barrow Street Theatre.

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014

Broadway’s Next for “Bridesmaids” Star

Broadway’s Next for “Bridesmaids” Star

Rose Byrne, known for her screen work in “Bridesmaids,” “Damages” and “Neighbors” is coming to the NYC stage in revival “You Can’t Take It With You.”

Friday, Feb 28, 2014

“Annie” Tour Strikes New Deal

“Annie” Tour Strikes New Deal

The hard-knock-life for “Annie” continues as creators take control of tour direction.

Saturday, Dec 14, 2013

Three of TV’s Finest Ladies Are Broadway-Bound

Three of TV’s Finest Ladies Are Broadway-Bound

Plus Estelle Parsons has a new role and getting tickets to “The Apple Family” plays just got much easier.

Monday, Nov 12, 2012

Review: Lilla Crawford Shines as "Annie"

Review: Lilla Crawford Shines as "Annie"

With a first-rate cast in a new revival, the family friendly musical about an assertive orphan leaves audiences feeling good about tomorrow

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012

Roker Dishes on Sandy's Ruff Life

Roker Dishes on Sandy's Ruff Life

In "Annie's Search for Sunday," airing Saturday on NBC4NY, Al Roker and animal trainer Bill Berloni explain how "Sunny" got her gig as Broadway's newest Sandy

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012

Annie Funke Finds Freedom in “If There Is...”

Annie Funke Finds Freedom in “If There Is...”

"If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet," now at the Roundabout’s Off-Broadway Laura Pels Theatre, covers potent territory in its one 90-minute act, delving into bullying and suicide, along with mankind’s...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012

Katie Finneran Has No Problem Being Mean

Katie Finneran Has No Problem Being Mean

Cast as the drunken Miss Hannigan in this fall's "Annie" revival, the two-time Tony winner tells New York magazine how she'll handle those rambunctious little orphans

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