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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

Gertrude—The Cry

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

Howard Barker applies his severe poetic genius to Shakespeare's matron

  1. Atlantic Stage 2 330 W 16th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, downstairs
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sun Aug 10
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Fuerza Bruta: Wayra

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

It's sensory overload at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

  1. Daryl Roth Theatre 101 E 15th St, at Union Sq East
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sun Sep 7
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Just Jim Dale

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

The British master showman takes a jaunty skip down memory lane.

  1. Laura Pels Theatre 111 W 46th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sun Aug 10
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Cabaret

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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Roundabout invites you back to the Kit Kat Klub...Wilkommen!

  1. Studio 54 254 W 54th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sun Jan 4
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Theater and Broadway reviews

Gertrude: The Cry

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Atlantic Stage 2 330 W 16th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, downstairs
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sun Aug 10
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Play/Date

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Fat Baby 112 Rivington St, between Essex and Ludlow Sts
  2. Sun Jul 27 - Wed Dec 31
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The Long Shrift

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Rattlestick Playwrights Theater 224 Waverly Pl, between Perry and W 11th Sts, second floor
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sat Aug 23
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Romeo n Juliet

  • Rated as: 3/5
  1. Richard Rodgers Amphitheater Marcus Garvey Park,, enter at Mt. Morris Park West and 122nd St, 10027
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sun Jul 27
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Pageant

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Davenport Theatre 354 W 45th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10036
  2. Sat Jul 26 - Mon Sep 1
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The Qualification of Douglas Evans

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Walkerspace 46 Walker St, between Broadway and Church St
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sat Aug 9
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Fuerza Bruta: Wayra

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Daryl Roth Theatre 101 E 15th St, at Union Sq East
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sun Sep 7
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Atomic

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Acorn Theatre (at Theatre Row) 410 W 42nd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves, third floor
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sat Aug 16
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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

Atomic

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 410 W 42nd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves, third floor
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sat Aug 16
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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 3
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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 9
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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 Aug 15
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

What we're missing in London

Can't make it to England this summer for theater tourism? Here's what's on.

What's next to close on Broadway?

Rocky and Holler couldn't survive on the Great White Way—and these might not, either.

Best theater outside of NYC

Our summer guide to the best shows and festivals just a train or bus ride away.

Photos: Broadway Barks 16

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Off-Off Broadway shows

HOT! Festival 2014

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 161A Chrystie St, between Delancey and Rivington Sts, 10002
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sat Aug 2
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The Pigeoning

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 145 Sixth Ave, between Dominick and Spring Sts
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sat Aug 16
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The Religion Thing

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 338 W 23rd St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Fri Aug 1
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Drunk Shakespeare

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 356 W 44th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10036
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Sat Oct 18
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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. Thu Jul 24 - 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. Thu Jul 24 - Wed Dec 31
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