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Weekend in New England
Cape Cod rivals 42nd Street this summer—the Cape Playhouse’s 80th-anniversary summer brings Broadway stars and playwrights to Massachusetts. Five main-stage highlights.
Tenth Time’s the Charm
Our picks from the Lincoln Center Festival’s tenth-anniversary season.
Our picks from the nearly 50 shows on tap at the annual Midtown International Theatre Festival ($18 each; call 212-868-4444 for tickets and details).
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Cool As . . .
The Ice Factory drama festival returns with new work from emerging downtown companies ($15 each; visit smarttix.com for tickets and details).
Weekend in New England: Part II
The Williamstown Theatre Festival, now in full swing, brings acclaimed actors and directors to the Berkshires. Five bright spots worth the trip.
Was It Like a Prayer . . . Come True?
This week Madonna, bearing cross, hits the Garden for a return engagement. We asked concertgoers at the first set of New York shows what they thought of her dancing, singing, Christian-baiting, and S&M equestrian ensembles.
Take a Seat
Our picks from HERE Arts Center’s American Living Room Festival of new work by emerging playwrights and directors ($15 per show; call 212-868-4444 for tickets and details).
Highlights from the annual Celebration of Queer Culture at Dixon Place ($15 for each; call 212-219-0736 for tickets and details).
Promising picks from the annual FringeNYC festival, which returns with over 200 companies performing new, multidisciplinary work (August 11 to 27; $15 per show; call 212-279-4488 for tickets and details).
Fringe Preview 2006
From August 11-27, the annual Fringe Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary with over 200 new shows plus the return of a few old favorites. Here's what looks most promising.
Pirro Unrecognized as Horsey-Set VIP
They’d have known Hillary.
On the Fringe
More Fringe Fest picks: four new plays and musicals from this week’s Off-Off extravaganza (through August 27; $15 per show; call 212-279-4488 for tickets and details).
Off to the Races
Highlights from the 8 Minute Madness Playwright Festival, a competition that challenges emerging playwrights to write eight-minute works.
Our picks from the New York Clown Theatre Festival, which kicks off with a free-for-all pie fight and subsequently brings performances, cabaret evenings, and workshops to Williamsburg’s Brick Theater (September 1 to 24; $10; call 212-352-3101 for tickets and details).
Sing It Strong
Highlights from the third year of the 34-show New York Musical Theatre Festival, which promotes up-and-coming artists and theater companies (September 10–October 1; $20 each; call 212-352-3101 for tickets and details).
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The Not Ready for Prime Time Playoff
How to tell the difference between NBC’s dueling SNL-inspired shows.
Maggie Gyllenhaal Talks Smack
The indie sweetheart discusses her new heroin flick, her 9/11 remarks, and the appeal of big-budget films.