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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

Isolde

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

Richard Maxwell's minimalist drama has maximum impact.

  1. Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement 466 Grand St, at Pitt St, 10002
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sat Apr 26
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Ubu Sings Ubu

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

A French absurdist icon returns as a punk star.

  1. Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement 466 Grand St, at Pitt St, 10002
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sat Apr 26
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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

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

Audra McDonald channels jazz legend Billie Holiday.

  1. Circle in the Square 1633 Broadway,, entrance on 50th St
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Aug 10
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The Heir Apparent

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

A French comedy classic is pure poetry to our ears.

  1. Classic Stage Company 136 E 13th St, between Third and Fourth Aves
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun May 4
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Theater and Broadway reviews

Isolde

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement 466 Grand St, at Pitt St, 10002
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sat Apr 26
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Ubu Sings Ubu

  • 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. Sat Apr 19 - Sat Apr 26
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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Circle in the Square 1633 Broadway,, entrance on 50th St
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Aug 10
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The Heir Apparent

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Classic Stage Company 136 E 13th St, between Third and Fourth Aves
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun May 4
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Bullets Over Broadway

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. St. James Theatre 246 W 44th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Wed Dec 31
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The Realistic Joneses

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice
  1. Lyceum Theatre 149 W 45th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Jul 6
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The Threepenny Opera

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Atlantic Theater Company 336 W 20th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10011
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun May 4
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The Most Deserving

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. New York City Center Stage II 131 W 55th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves, downstairs, 10019
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun May 4
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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

Adoration of the Old Woman

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 500 W 52nd St, at Tenth Ave, 10019
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Apr 27
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Annapurna

  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 410 W 42nd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves, third floor
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Jun 1
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Beyond Therapy

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 410 W 42nd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves, downstairs
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Beyond Therapy

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 410 W 42nd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves, downstairs
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

Are these movies Broadway-bound?

We choose five big flicks that could make great (or terrible) tuners.

Broadway's hottest chorus boys & girls

These sexy Broadway dancers and singers are heating up the stage

Q&A: Neil Patrick Harris

The TV star returns to the stage with a primal roar in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Spring on Broadway

Love Broadway and looking for a great show this spring? Here are some of the hottest tickets.


Off-Off Broadway shows

Ubu Sings Ubu

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 466 Grand St, at Pitt St, 10002
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sat Apr 26
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Isolde

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 466 Grand St, at Pitt St, 10002
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sat Apr 26
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Left Out Festival

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 214 W 30th St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves, sixth floor
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Mon Apr 28
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The Meeting* with Justin Sayre

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 425 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Sun Apr 20
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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 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. Sat Apr 19 - 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. Sat Apr 19 - Wed Dec 31
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