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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

Donkey Punch

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
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Twentyish girlfriends push their sexual and romantic boundaries.

  1. SoHo Playhouse 15 Vandam St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St
  2. Until Sun Aug 31
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Between Riverside and Crazy

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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A bitter ex-cop has scores to settle on the Upper West Side.

  1. Atlantic Theater Company 336 W 20th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10011
  2. Until Sat Aug 23
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The Pianist of Willesden Lane

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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European history during World War II plays out on black and white keys.

  1. 59E59 Theaters 59 E 59th St, between Madison and Park Aves, 10022
  2. Until Sun Aug 24
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Fuerza Bruta: Wayra

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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It's sensory overload at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

  1. Daryl Roth Theatre 101 E 15th St, at Union Sq East
  2. Until Sun Sep 7
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Theater and Broadway reviews

  1. Minetta Lane Theatre 18 Minetta Ln, between Sixth Ave and MacDougal St
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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The Good and the True

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. DR2 Theatre 103 E 15th St, between Union Sq East and Irving Pl
  2. Until Sun Sep 14
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The Opponent

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 59E59 Theaters 59 E 59th St, between Madison and Park Aves, 10022
  2. Until Sun Sep 7
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Phoenix

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Cherry Lane Theatre 38 Commerce St, at Seventh Ave South
  2. Until Sat Aug 23
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Between Riverside and Crazy

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Atlantic Theater Company 336 W 20th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10011
  2. Until Sat Aug 23
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Donkey Punch

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. SoHo Playhouse 15 Vandam St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St
  2. Until Sun Aug 31
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Summer Shorts 2014

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 59E59 Theaters 59 E 59th St, between Madison and Park Aves, 10022
  2. Until Sat Aug 30
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Sex with Strangers

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Second Stage Theatre 305 W 43rd St, at Eighth Ave
  2. Until Sun Aug 24
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Best Broadway shows

The Book of Mormon

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Chicago

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Jersey Boys

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

The Lion King

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Newsies

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

The Phantom of the Opera

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Wicked

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Rock of Ages

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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Off Broadway shows

Barceló con hielo

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 138 E 27th St, between Lexington and Third Aves
  2. Wed Aug 20
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Barceló con hielo

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 138 E 27th St, between Lexington and Third Aves
  2. Sat Aug 23
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Barceló con hielo

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 138 E 27th St, between Lexington and Third Aves
  2. Sun Aug 31
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Barceló con hielo

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 138 E 27th St, between Lexington and Third Aves
  2. Fri Sep 19
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

Five kinds of Fringe Festival show

Here's a guide to the sorts of attractions you can expect.

David Cote: playwriting in public

Time Out theater editor (and playwright) Cote spends a couple of hours making a spectacle of himself.

Evil millennials on Broadway and Off

They're young, sexy, amoral—and out to get you!

The Met and Brooklyn alt-opera

If the Metropolitan Opera gets bogged down in labor disputes, there are alternatives.


Off-Off Broadway shows

This is Where We Live

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 18 Bleecker St, at Elizabeth St, 10012
  2. Thu Aug 21 - Sat Aug 23
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No Static at All

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln, second floor
  2. Wed Aug 20 - Sun Aug 24
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  1. Various locations
  2. Fri Aug 22 - Sat Aug 23
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Absolutely Filthy

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Thu Aug 21 - Fri Aug 22
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Theater in pictures

The 25 best film-to-musical adaptations

We choose and ranks the top transfers from the silver screen to the Great White Way.

Broadway's 25 all-time greatest divas

We name the top leading ladies of musical theater.

The 10 hottest chorus boys and girls on Broadway this spring

The 10 hottest chorus boys opening in Broadway musicals this spring (2012). They may be in the background, but these sexy stars are heating up the stage.

The 25 best Tony Awards performances

We choose the top musical numbers from 44 years of Tony telecasts.

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Theater tickets in NYC

Theater events calendar

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Most popular Broadway shows

The Lion King

  • Price band: 3/4

Wicked

  • Price band: 3/4

Annie

  • Price band: 3/4

The Phantom of the Opera

  • Price band: 3/4

Mamma Mia!

  • Price band: 3/4

Jersey Boys

  • Price band: 3/4

Once

  • Price band: 3/4

Newsies

  • Price band: 3/4

The Book of Mormon

  • Price band: 3/4

Kinky Boots

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Al Hirschfeld Theatre 302 W 45th St, at Eighth Ave
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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Pippin

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Music Box Theatre 239 W 45th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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