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April on Broadway is officially insane

The spring crush of Broadway is nearly upon us, and this year it’s crazier than ever

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Review: Bedlam's What You Will

The theater troupe offers an unusual diptych: two different versions, in rep, of Shakespeare's oft-produced Twelfth Night, or What You Will

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Review: Living Here

Folky troubadour and multi-instrumentalist Gideon Irving likes to get up close and personal, often performing in people's homes

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Review: New York Spring Spectacular

The Rockettes and the creative army behind Radio City Music Hall’s New York Spring Spectacular want to turn you into a tourist in your own town—not such a feat, really

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Hottest chorus boys and girls on Broadway

Year after year, we scour the upcoming spring-season shows for the hidden beauties of Broadway

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Time Out's picks

The best shows on Broadway and off, as chosen by Time Out's critics.

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Best Broadway shows

The perfect short list of the most exciting plays, musicals and revivals on Broadway.

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Off Broadway shows

Reviews and tickets for Off Broadway shows in New York

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Off-Off Broadway shows

Reviews and tickets for Off-Off Broadway shows in New York.

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Bad Dancing World Championship Finals

Now $54, Was $35

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Gazillion Bubble Show

Now $45, Was $75

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NYU Skirball Center's Big Red Chair Family Series

Now $20, Was $13

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50 Shades! The Musical Parody

Now $49, Was $79

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Drunk Shakespeare

Now $35, Was $54

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I'm Looking for Helen Twelvetrees

David Greenspan is to the mannerism born. Elongating his syllables in a high-pitched drawl, doling out gestures in careful measure, he wears his theatricality easily and teasingly

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Money Lab

It’s tax time, the season when everyone thinks about how capitalism has failed them. So it’s a fitting moment for Untitled Theater Company #61 to roll out an “economic vaudeville”

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Small Mouth Sounds

Though it employs very little dialogue, there’s nothing quiet about Small Mouth Sounds. Bess Wohl’s luminous new play uses silence to dig into the core of human pain, which, like everything unendurable, can also be very funny

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The Heidi Chronicles

There is much to be said for plays that speak directly to their historical moments, but what becomes of them when the present becomes the past?

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Five Times in One Night

Chiara Atik’s aptly titled new work deftly explores the moments leading up to or following a roll in the hay for five very different couples across many centuries

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Placebo

Early on, we learn that the title of Melissa James Gibson’s new play means “I shall please.”

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Jason Alexander back on Broadway

Producers for Larry David's Fish in the Dark just announced that the author-star will play his final performance in the family comedy June 7, to be replaced immediately by Jason Alexander

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What is “dramaturgical normcore”?

Reviewers who write with hard deadlines and limited word counts often don’t have the luxury to be critics, to do the deep culture work of parsing text, performance and history

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R.I.P. The Fantasticks

News that The Fantasticks will close on May 3, exactly 55 years after the musical first opened at the now-vanished Sullivan Street Playhouse, has inspired an appropriate outpouring of gentle rue in the New York theater world

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Q&A: Elisabeth Moss

On a frigid evening, Elisabeth Moss ducks into midtown trattoria Casa Nonna, sheds her winter hat and wool coat and slides into a corner booth

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The 10 hottest chorus boys in Broadway musicals

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The 10 hottest chorus girls in Broadway musicals

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The 25 best film-to-musical adaptations

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Broadway's 25 all-time greatest divas

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