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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

Our Lady of Kibeho

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Katori Hall finds mystery and horror in Rwanda, circa 1981.

  1. Pershing Square Signature Center 480 W 42nd St, at Tenth Ave
  2. Until Sun Dec 14
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The River

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Hugh Jackman keeps us spellbound in this piscatorial puzzlement.

  1. Circle in the Square 1633 Broadway,, entrance on 50th St
  2. Until Sun Feb 8
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Bedlam: Sense & Sensibility

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

The resourceful troupe takes on Jane Austen's literary classic.

  1. Sheen Center 18 Bleecker St, at Elizabeth St, 10012
  2. Until Sun Dec 21
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You Got Older

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

A dying father and his horny daughter come together in this brave new comedy-drama.

  1. HERE 145 Sixth Ave, between Dominick and Spring Sts
  2. Until Sat Nov 22
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Theater and Broadway reviews

Side Show

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. St. James Theatre 246 W 44th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Nov 21 - Sun Apr 26
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Our Lady of Kibeho

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Pershing Square Signature Center 480 W 42nd St, at Tenth Ave
  2. Until Sun Dec 14
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Punk Rock

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Lucille Lortel Theatre 121 Christopher St, between Bleecker and Hudson Sts
  2. Until Sun Dec 14
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The River

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Circle in the Square 1633 Broadway,, entrance on 50th St
  2. Until Sun Feb 8
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Sense & Sensibility

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Sheen Center 18 Bleecker St, at Elizabeth St, 10012
  2. Until Sun Dec 21
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Tamburlaine, Parts I and II

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Theatre for a New Audience 262 Ashland Pl, between Fulton St and Lafayette Ave
  2. Until Sun Dec 21
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Major Barbara

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Pearl Theatre Company 555 W 42nd St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. Until Sun Dec 14
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Lost Lake

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Manhattan Theatre Club 131 W 55th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Until Sun Dec 21
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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

The Phantom of the Opera

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Pippin

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • 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

Allegro

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 136 E 13th St, between Third and Fourth Aves
  2. Fri Nov 21 - Sun Dec 14
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The Belle of Amherst

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 407 W 43rd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves
  2. Fri Nov 21 - Sun Nov 23
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Billy & Ray

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 108 E 15th St, between Union Sq East and Irving Pl
  2. Fri Nov 21 - Sun Nov 23
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Blue Man Group

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 4/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 434 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Fri Nov 21 - Wed Dec 31
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

At the Elaine Stritch memorial

The stars come out to remember one of Broadway's best-loved broads.

Critical flashback: A Delicate Balance

How wrong were the critics of Edward Albee's 1966 classic?

Etiquette at Hugh Jackman’s Broadway show

Poor audience behavior at the X-Men star's latest gig on the Great White Way.

Will Sting be acting on Broadway?

There have been rumors the rock legend might join his musical, The Last Ship.


Off-Off Broadway shows

Bedlam: The Seagull and Sense & Sensibility

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 18 Bleecker St, at Elizabeth St, 10012
  2. Fri Nov 21 - Sun Dec 21
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The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 15 Vandam St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St
  2. Fri Nov 21 - Sat Jan 3
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Patti Issues

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 61 Christopher St , at Seventh Ave South
  2. Fri Nov 21 - Sat Nov 22
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  1. 62 E 4th St, between Bowery and Second Ave
  2. Sat Nov 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

The Book of Mormon

  • Price band: 3/4

Wicked

  • Price band: 3/4

The Phantom of the Opera

  • Price band: 3/4

Jersey Boys

  • Price band: 3/4

Mamma Mia!

  • Price band: 3/4

Once

  • Price band: 3/4

Matilda

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Shubert Theatre 225 W 44th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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