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  1. theater
    Tony Awards Will Give Its Regards to Broadway Amid StrikeThe playwrights saved the day (June 11).
  2. brava
    WGA Asks Nominated Members Not to Attend Tony AwardsEmpty chairs at empty tables.
  3. theater review
    Looking for Connection in Primary Trust and The FearsIsolation is on everyone’s mind.
  4. kimberly akim-don’t
    Tony Awards Are Spared a Lin-Manuel Miranda RapWGA, you’re a ge-NIUS.
  5. theater review
    Monsoon Wedding Is a Lively Party But a Watery Musical“The songs tend to idle in neutral, repeating ideas already established in dialogue, never opening up into something more.”
  6. the greatest star of all
    Nicole Scherzinger Is Ready for Her Close-upShe’s starring in the West End’s Sunset Boulevard — written by her former nemesis Andrew Lloyd Webber.
  7. summer preview 2023
    23 Plays and Musicals We Can’t Wait to See This SummerBroadway Theatre gains a dance floor while basketball takes center stage Off Broadway.
  8. theater review
    Basketball and Debutante Balls in King James and The CotillionPlays about the codes of masculinity and femininity, LeBron and dance steps.
  9. ben platt warning
    I’m Just a Theater Camp Baby! Walking Off My Tired Feet …The Molly Gordon hive continues to eat.
  10. america decides
    Is Jeryd Mencken Succession’s Fortinbras?Hamlet might provide a glimpse into how Succession unravels.
  11. dramaturgically
    Jeremy Strong to Whistleblow Again, This Time on BroadwayIn Amy Herzog’s next Ibsen adaptation, An Enemy of the People
  12. educated guesses
    Let’s Speculate Wildly About Lea Michele’s Next Broadway Role“You know it …”
  13. ballot breakdown
    Three Tony Awards Voters Dish About the 2023 Nominees“I don’t like to be bitchy. I’m just being open.”
  14. tony awards 2023
    The Takeaways From Today’s Tony Awards NominationsA couple of notable snubs, a Bad Cinderella shutout, and a J.C. face-off.
  15. tonys 2023
    The 2023 Tony Award NominationsAs read by Lea Michele and Myles Frost.
  16. some like it enby
    How Do We Solve a Problem Like Gendered Tony Categories?A not-so-modest proposal.
  17. theater review
    Lorraine Hansberry on Hashtag Activism: The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s WindowOscar Isaac and Rachel Brosnahan star in her play about fashionable commitment to social change.
  18. theater review
    New York, New York Barely Scratches the Surface of New York, New YorkIt doesn’t make it here.
  19. encounter
    Who’s Afraid of Patti LuPone?The Broadway legend on bringing the horror to Ari Aster’s latest smothering-mother fantasy Beau Is Afraid.
  20. theater review
    Laura Linney and Jessica Hecht Find Depth in the Small Scale of Summer, 1976David Auburn just lets them talk, and something great happens.
  21. theater review
    The Playing’s the Thing: Sean Hayes Shows Range in Good Night, OscarDelivering quips, piano virtuosity, and a little too much exposition.
  22. theater review
    Jodie Comer Makes a Winning Case for Prima FacieThe Killing Eve star’s performance gives life to a basic script.
  23. theater review
    The Thanksgiving Play’s Satire Runs ShortGood intentions go awry — both in the script and otherwise.
  24. theater review
    Peter Pan Goes Wrong Never Grows Up (But That’s Okay)Backstage farce with a just enough mild head trauma.
  25. finally some good food
    Tribeca Film Festival Is What Baking Did for Waitress2023’s lineup includes a pro-shot of the musical starring Sara Bareilles.
  26. corncob tv
    Shuck the Shuck Up and ListenAlex Newell’s “Independently Owned” is the song of spring.
  27. theater
    Hamlet Is Mine, Too’James Ijames’s Fat Ham doesn’t just break the fourth wall — it bulldozes it.
  28. theater review
    Camelot Is Back, Achieving a Wisp of GloryThe sorcery is gone, and everyone talks too much, but Lerner and Loewe knew their majesty.
  29. theater review
    On Broadway, Fat Ham Keeps You at a Distance From the Cookout“Ease is the point, even though it keeps being too easy.”
  30. theater review
    White Girl in Danger Is a Bloody, Messy Take on the SoapMichael R. Jackson’s Strange Loop follow-up is a fascinating fiasco.
  31. miscast
    Watch Jordan E. Cooper’s Miscast Performance of ‘The Ladies Who Lunch’The Ain’t No Mo’ playwright gives you full fur-coat Sondheim.
  32. scene report
    What the Shuck Is Happening to Broadway?Getting in line at Shucked, the corn-themed musical with mysterious marketing that became a hit during previews.
  33. theater review
    At Shucked, the Corniness Is as High as an Elephant’s EyeAnd this musical aspires to nothing more or less complex than that.
  34. i saw the sign
    The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window Is Moving to BroadwaySidney’s relocating to Manhattan.
  35. health updates
    Neil Diamond ‘Was in Denial’ Over Parkinson’s DiagnosisSharing his experience since learning he had the disease in 2018.
  36. theater review
    Life of Pi Is Best When Its Fangs Are VisibleNeeds more feral tigerishness, less cat-on-your-lap warmth.
  37. theater
    Phantom Remade the Musical in Its Own ImageIt was Andrew Lloyd Webber’s manifesto for what musical theater should be and, ultimately, what it would become: a shrine to the power of song.
  38. theater review
    A Sweeney Todd That Leans Into the Great Black PitSexual dynamics and soot dominate the revival.
  39. theater review
    If Only Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bad Cinderella Were WorseNeither good nor so bad it’s good.
  40. bombshell
    Smash Is Cut, Print … Moving On to BroadwayUgly scarves are back in, people.
  41. poo crime
    What Crappened by Hillary Rodham Clinton?There were “two human turds in the aisle” near her and Chelsea Clinton at Broadway’s Some Like It Hot.
  42. whodunnit
    Who Is the Broadway Pooper?Two turds reportedly appeared in the aisle — near Hillary Clinton — during a recent performance of Some Like It Hot.
  43. no more beans
    Mike Faist to Not Know How to Quit Lucas HedgesThe two will reportedly star in a West End adaptation of Brokeback Mountain.
  44. backstage
    What Happened to Broadway’s Room?Producer Hunter Arnold says the production found itself in “the worst-case scenario” mere weeks before previews were set to begin.
  45. theater review
    Dancin’ Slinks Back to Town, Aching to Seduce YouA revised revival of the 1978 revue that goes all out.
  46. theatrical tragedy
    Room Stops Production on Broadway Midway Through Rehearsals“We are completely heartbroken that we don’t get to share this beautiful piece with all of you… not yet,” Adrienne Warren said.
  47. theater review
    Parade Marches Back In, Intent on Its Own RelevanceBen Platt and Micaela Diamond star in the revival of this musical about antisemitism in the Deep South.
  48. he’s still here
    Stephen Sondheim to Entertain With a New Musical One Last TimeSquare One, his adaptation of two Luis Buñuel films with David Ives and Joe Mantello, is now titled Here We Are.
  49. theater review
    The Harder They Come Tries to Fit Too Much OnstageThe overstuffed Jimmy Cliff musical barely has time for its own songs.
  50. theater review
    All in this Together: How to Defend Yourself and The Coast StarlightA classic playwrighting gambit: trap a bunch of people in one small space and brew up some trouble.
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