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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

Scenes from a Marriage

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

Ivo van Hove stages a Bergman screenplay all over New York Theatre Workshop.

  1. New York Theatre Workshop 79 E 4th St, between Bowery and Second Ave
  2. Sat Oct 4 - Sun Oct 26
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Bedbugs!!!

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

This campy and crazy new musical sure has bite.

  1. ArcLight Theatre 152 W 71st St, between Columbus Ave and Broadway
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Nov 2
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Love Letters

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

A.R. Gurney's epistolary romance attracts the stars.

  1. Brooks Atkinson Theatre 256 W 47th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Feb 15
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To the Bone

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

Undocumented workers live on the edge in this cutting new drama.

  1. Cherry Lane Theatre 38 Commerce St, at Seventh Ave South
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sat Oct 4
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Theater and Broadway reviews

The Money Shot

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Lucille Lortel Theatre 121 Christopher St, between Bleecker and Hudson Sts
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Oct 19
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Love Letters

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Brooks Atkinson Theatre 256 W 47th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Feb 15
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Bedbugs!!!

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. ArcLight Theatre 152 W 71st St, between Columbus Ave and Broadway
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Nov 2
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Scenes from a Marriage

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. New York Theatre Workshop 79 E 4th St, between Bowery and Second Ave
  2. Sat Oct 4 - Sun Oct 26
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The Valley of Astonishment

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Theatre for a New Audience 262 Ashland Pl, between Fulton St and Lafayette Ave
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Oct 5
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Uncle Vanya

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Pearl Theatre Company 555 W 42nd St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Oct 12
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Bridget Everett: Rock Bottom

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Joe's Pub at the Public Theater 425 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Fri Oct 3 - Thu Oct 16
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To the Bone

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Cherry Lane Theatre 38 Commerce St, at Seventh Ave South
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sat Oct 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

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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Bauer

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 59 E 59th St, between Madison and Park Aves, 10022
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Oct 12
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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. Thu Oct 2 - Wed Dec 31
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Bootycandy

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 416 W 42nd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Oct 19
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

Tom Stoppard interview

The knighted British dramatist talks about smoking, writing and his days as a hack journalist 

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Autumn brings a wave of new plays, musicals and classic revivals. Here's what you should see.

Meet theater's newest genius

All about Samuel D. Hunter, a Time Out favorite from way back.

Six Off Broadway musicals to see

The real musical-theater action is Off Broadway this fall.


Off-Off Broadway shows

Bedbugs!!!

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 152 W 71st St, between Columbus Ave and Broadway
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Nov 2
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Drunk Shakespeare

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

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Various locations
  2. Sat Oct 4
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Smoke

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 41 White St, between Broadway and Church St
  2. Thu Oct 9 - Sun Nov 9
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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

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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 Oct 2 - 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 Oct 2 - Wed Dec 31
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