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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 31 - 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 31 - Sun Sep 7
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Just Jim Dale

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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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 31 - Sun Aug 10
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Cabaret

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

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 31 - Sun Jan 4
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Theater and Broadway reviews

Drop Dead Perfect

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Theatre at St. Clement's 423 W 46th St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Sun Aug 10
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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. Thu Jul 31 - Sat Aug 30
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No Strings Attached

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Stage Left Studio 214 W 30th St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves, sixth floor
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Sat Aug 16
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Piece of My Heart

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Pershing Square Signature Center 480 W 42nd St, at Tenth Ave
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Sun Aug 31
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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 31 - 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 Aug 3 - 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 31 - Sat Aug 23
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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 Aug 2 - Sun Sep 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

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 31 - 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

The Met and Brooklyn alt-opera

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

Ben Rimalower gets into (his) debt

The solo performer comes clean about his spendthrift ways.

RIP Elaine Stritch (1925–2014)

Everyone who ever met Elaine Stritch—hell, anyone who ever saw her perform—has a Stritch story.

What we're missing in London

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


Off-Off Broadway shows

Summer Shorts 2014

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 59 E 59th St, between Madison and Park Aves, 10022
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Sat Aug 30
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HOT! Festival 2014

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 161A Chrystie St, between Delancey and Rivington Sts, 10002
  2. Thu Jul 31 - 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 31 - Sat Aug 16
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Drunk Shakespeare

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