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    Theater Review: After Midnight Is Worth Staying Up For“Opulent yet tasteful, wild but disciplined, kinetic and sexy but smart, smart, smart.”
  2. Theater Review: A Midsummer Night’s DreamA reminder of why she was a MacArthur genius.
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    Theater Review: Good Person of SzechwanLecture-free Brecht.
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    Theater Review: With Weisz and Craig, Betrayal Goes Back on BroadwayBackwards runs drama until reels the mind.
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    Theater Review: The Snow Geese Is Chekhov à la CuisinartEven the gun is present.
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    Theater Review: The Landing Gives Us Kander After EbbKander after Ebb.
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    Theater Review: The Miraculous Fun HomeAlison Bechdel’s comic-strip memoir, onstage.
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    Theater Review: A Time to Kill“Our hero enters, eating grits.”
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    Theater Review: The Old-Fashioned Emotional Play of The Winslow Boy“There is great pleasure in being handled with authority by a playwright who knows what he’s doing.”
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    Theater Review: The All-Female Julius CaesarFerocious, very controlled chaos.
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    Theater Review: A Night With Janis Joplin Is a Cheap ThrillThere are pearly performances of great songs. It’s a shame about the rest of the show.
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    Theater Review: Broadway’s Big FishA great star, singing deadly music and lyrics.
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    Theater Review: Very Good Bad Jews“Tracee Chimo’s Daphna seems to fill every corner of the room at once.”
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    Theater Reviews: The Glass Menagerie and ArguendoRepression times two.
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    Theater Reviews: Romeo and Juliet and Women or NothingPlus Ethan Coen’s Women or Nothing.
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    Apocalypse? D’oh! Scott Brown Reviews Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric PlayExxxxcellent?
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    The Stage Dive Weekend ReviewA play that’s half-Chekov and half-Dallas, another that depicts Muhammad Ali meeting Stepin Fetchit, and a musical that’s Icecapades for nerds. Good times.
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    Theater Review: A Deep Dive Into Lucy Thurber’s Hill Town PlaysThe results are mixed, and appropriately dyspeptic.
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    Friday the Rabbi Sang Out: Soul Doctor on BroadwayShlomo, we hardly knew ye.
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    Theater Review: A Singing, Summery Love’s Labour’s LostOn musicalizing an odd Shakespearean comedy.
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    Theater Review: A First Date That Feels Like You’ve Been on It Before“Nerd Meets Pixie-grrl, all over again.”
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    The Designated Mourner Review: Epitaph for the IntellectualThe revival of Wallace Shawn’s work isn’t nice or easy.
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    The Stage Dive Weekend ReviewCheck ‘em out.
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    Theater Review: John Malkovich’s Underappreciated Liaisons“I saw empty seats at my performance last night! This must not be.”
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    Theater Review: Pop Goes the Buddha in Monkey: Journey to the WestThere are about 1,000 reasons to see director Chen Shi-Zheng’s gaudy, goofy flagship popera opening this year’s Lincoln Center Festival.
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    Theater Reviews: Buyer and Cellar and Choir BoyPlus Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy.
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    Weekend Theater: Tennessee Williams, David MorseAmanda Plummer makes existing look so hard in the Tennessee Williams revival.
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    Stage Dive Weekend Review: Kid Like Jake, MoreCarla Gugino as a Manhattan helicopter mom. Yes, please.
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    Theater Review: An Economically Robust Comedy of ErrorsWhat’s today’s dollar-ducat exchange rate?
  30. The Stage Dive Weekend Roundup: Neil LaBute and More Neil LaBute is back — and strikes back, too.
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    Vulture’s Theater Critics Live-Blog the TonysJoin Scott Brown and Jesse Green as they give their moment-by-moment take on theater’s biggest night.
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    Our Critics on the Tonys’ Eight Most Telling RacesScott Brown and Jesse Green study the big categories, the bigger relevance of a potential Tom Hanks win, and Kinky Boots vs. Matilda.
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    Theater Review: Far From Heaven, and From Excellence“The repression just doesn’t press.”
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    Theater Review: A Shouty Caucasian Chalk Circle at Classic Stage“It’s exhausting. Which is not to say it’s unworthwhile.”
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    Theater Review: The Master Builder, on Very Shaky New Pilings“When The Master Builder becomes an episode of Gilly, you know something’s wrong.”
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    Theater Review: Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Ironic Detachment of 2012A musical based on a section of War and Peace.
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    A Family for All Occasions Is a Play of One DimensionDirected by Philip Seymour Hoffman.
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    Theater Review: Encores!’s On Your ToesIt’s a weak production, too. And yet …
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    Theater Review: Chasing Chekhov With Nikolai and the Others“Nelson’s opening gambit — an appetizer of red herring — pays off spectacularly.”
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    Theater Review: A Trampling Bull With Bared Teeth“It’s just cruel for the easy fun of it.”
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    Theater Review: Big Top PippinThey added a circus!
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    Theater Review: The Not Quite Divine Miss Mengers, in I’ll Eat You Last“Do we really care how hard it is to make a living as a Sherpa on the slopes of power?”
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    Theater Review: The Trip to Bountiful, Without Doilies“The most brutal show in town right now.”
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    Theater Review: The Quite Contrary Testament of MaryConceived without sin (but with tragedy).
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    Theater Review: It Were Done Quickly, This MacbethIt’s cut to barely 100 minutes.
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    Theater Reviews: Orphans and Jekyll & Hyde“The question that lingers after the swift little dream of Orphans passes is: What just happened? What was that about?”
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    Theater Review: The Heartbreak of The Assembled PartiesIt … may hit you like a punch to the heart.
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    Theater Review: Odets’s The Big Knife Has No StingA hard play to defend.
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    Theater Review: The Nance Makes Ideal Use of Nathan LaneDouglas Carter Beane has written Nathan Lane his best new role in years.
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    Theater Review: Motown: The MusicalThe worst jukebox (with the best tunes) I’ve ever encountered.
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