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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

The Last Ship

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

Sting's maiden voyage as a Broadway composer-lyricist is quite see-worthy.

  1. Neil Simon Theatre 250 W 52nd St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Mar 29
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Disgraced

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

On this dinner party's menu: religion, racism and the politics of art

  1. Lyceum Theatre 149 W 45th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Jan 18
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The Fortress of Solitude

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

This ambitious new musical spins discs from the '70s to the '90s.

  1. Public Theater 425 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Nov 16
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Lippy

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

Irish company Dead Centre gets mouthy in this bizarre but compelling piece.

  1. Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement 466 Grand St, at Pitt St, 10002
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Nov 2
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Theater and Broadway reviews

The Last Ship

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Neil Simon Theatre 250 W 52nd St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Mar 29
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Lift

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 59E59 Theaters 59 E 59th St, between Madison and Park Aves, 10022
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Nov 30
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Disgraced

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice
  1. Lyceum Theatre 149 W 45th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Jan 18
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The Fortress of Solitude

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Public Theater 425 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Nov 16
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brownsville song (b-side for tray)

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Claire Tow Theater 150 W 65th St, at Broadway
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Nov 16
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Deliverance

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 59E59 Theaters 59 E 59th St, between Madison and Park Aves, 10022
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Nov 9
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Billy & Ray

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Vineyard Theatre 108 E 15th St, between Union Sq East and Irving Pl
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Nov 23
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Lippy

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement 466 Grand St, at Pitt St, 10002
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Nov 2
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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

  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 136 E 13th St, between Third and Fourth Aves
  2. Sat Nov 1 - Sun Dec 7
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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 Oct 31 - Thu Dec 31
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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 Oct 31 - 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 Oct 31 - Wed Dec 31
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

Let the Right One In comes to Brooklyn in January

The wonderfully creepy tween vampire tale flies into St. Ann's Warehouse.

Ticket deals on Hugh Jackman and more

We’re going to make this nice and simple: There are some excellent ticket offers you should have on your radar. But they’re coming fast, space is limited and you best plan ahead. You’re welcome in advance. Here we go.The Death of KlinghofferYes, it’s controversial and yes, you should see it. I covered opening night and formally reviewed it for NY1. Now decide for yourself. If you want orchestra seats, you can still get them for under $100. But if you’re on a tighter budget, you can try for $25 Rush Tickets. I heard that someone had trouble with the box office earlier today, but fingers crossed it all worked it out.The RiverHugh Jackman back on Broadway. A new play by the author of Jerusalem. Cush Jumbo, excellent as Mark Antony in the all-female Julius Caesar last year. What more do you need? How about $35 tickets for the first week of previews (starting Nov 2)? You can buy them in person beginning 10a.m. this Monday at Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street at Broadway). Also, every Monday throughout the run, 160 seats priced at $35 will go on sale at the box office for the current week of performances.Straight White MenThis is the best discount of all: zero dollars and nada cents. Free For All is a great new initiative at the Public Theater—all seats to the first preview of upcoming shows are free. You have to enter the TodayTix mobile lottery, which launches one week before the first preview. For writer-director Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men that’s next Friday. (P

The Death of Klinghoffer: opening night report

What happened at the Metropolitan Opera's controversial debut?

RIP Marian Seldes (1928–2014)

She was the epitome of the theater, and here's Adam Feldman's remembrance.


Off-Off Broadway shows

The Pumpkin Pie Show: Seasick

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 94 St. Marks Pl, between First Ave and Ave A
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sat Nov 1
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Ghost Quartet

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 207 Starr St, between Irving and Wyckoff Aves
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sat Nov 8
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Bedbugs!!!

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 152 W 71st St, between Columbus Ave and Broadway
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sun Nov 2
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  1. 425 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Fri Oct 31
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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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    If the usual Halloween rank and file (zombies, vam...

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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. Fri Oct 31 - Wed Dec 31
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