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Theater Archive

February 14, 2011
Blogger With a Quill

Oscar nominee Geoffrey Rush moves from a king’s speech to a madman’s diary.

February 7, 2011
A Weirder Tennessee

Williams’s late work gets a new shake on his 100th birthday.

January 17, 2011
The Greatest Musical: “I Can’t Live With ‘West Side Story’ Not Being Among the Finalists”

Carousel suffers from political incorrectness. A Chorus Line trips up on its score. And then there’s the vexing question of Porgy and Bess.

January 3, 2011
NASCAR for Gleeks

Whatever finally becomes of the show itself, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark has succeeded at creating a new kind of New York entertainment.

December 13, 2010
The Year in Theater

Scott Brown's top ten theater productions of 2010.

November 29, 2010
A Web and a Prayer

This week, the world will finally get its first look at Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. But the most expensive musical in Broadway history has already had an epic run—battling bankruptcy, broken wrists, unruly technology, and one comic villain disguised as a Post columnist. And at the center of it all, perched over her “God mike,” is the relentless and inventive Julie Taymor.

November 22, 2010
Weird Science

Jennifer Coolidge reveals the methods behind her oddball humor, now on Broadway.

November 15, 2010
Minstrels, With Irony

Two high-steppin’ reasons to see The Scottsboro Boys.

November 8, 2010
Mark Rylance Unplugged

With one breathtaking, breakneck 30-minute monologue, he steals the season.

November 1, 2010
89 Minutes With  Natasha Lyonne

Coffee and cigarettes on grubby Avenue A with the actress, who’s learning to take care of herself.

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