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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

The Invisible Hand

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

Wall Street meets the Arab street in this dark and twisty new thriller.

  1. New York Theatre Workshop 79 E 4th St, between Bowery and Second Ave
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Jan 4
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You Can't Take It with You

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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Kaufman & Hart keep it in the family for this 1936 comedy classic.

  1. Longacre Theatre 220 W 48th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Feb 22
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Bad with Money

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

Ben Rimalower confesses his sins of overspending with lousy credit.

  1. The Duplex 61 Christopher St , at Seventh Ave South
  2. Mon Dec 22 - Thu Feb 26
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A Delicate Balance

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

Edward Albee's mysterious tale of friends and family returns to Broadway.

  1. John Golden Theatre 252 W 45th St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Feb 22
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Theater and Broadway reviews

Every Brilliant Thing

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Barrow Street Theatre 27 Barrow St, at Seventh Ave South
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Mar 29
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Cirque Ziva

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Jan 4
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A Christmas Memory

  • Rated as: 3/5

The Elephant Man

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Booth Theatre 222 W 45th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Feb 15
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War Lesbian

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Dixon Place 161A Chrystie St, between Delancey and Rivington Sts, 10002
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sat Dec 20
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The Invisible Hand

  • 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. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Jan 4
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The Illusionists

  • Rated as: 3/5
  1. Marquis Theatre 1535 Broadway, at 46th St
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Jan 4
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Disenchanted!

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Theatre at St. Clement's 423 W 46th St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Jan 25
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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

The Phantom of the Opera

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Pippin

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • 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

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. Fri Dec 19 - Wed Dec 31
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Broadway Bares 25

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 311 W 34th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10001
  2. Sun Jun 21
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The Bullpen

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 151 W 46th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves, 10036
  2. Mon Dec 22 - Sat Jan 24
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  1. 466 Grand St, at Pitt St, 10002
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sat Dec 27
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

Six theater shows for the holidays

Whatever holiday you observe (or don't) this time of year, there's plenty of seasonal treats.

Why Peter Pan didn’t fly on NBC

Allison Williams and Christopher Walken starred in a curiously earthbound TV telecast of the classic musical.

Sting and other stars on Broadway

A roundup of replacement actors coming to the Great White Way this month and next.

R.I.P. Mike Nichols (1931–2014)

Bidding farewell to a titan of stage and screen.


Off-Off Broadway shows

The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 15 Vandam St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sat Jan 3
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Bedlam: The Seagull and Sense & Sensibility

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 18 Bleecker St, at Elizabeth St, 10012
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sun Dec 21
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Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 2474 Westchester Ave, between Herschell St and Seabury Ave, 10461
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sat Dec 20
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War Lesbian

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 161A Chrystie St, between Delancey and Rivington Sts, 10002
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Sat Dec 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 tickets in NYC

Theater events calendar

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Most popular Broadway shows

The Lion King

  • Price band: 3/4

The Book of Mormon

  • Price band: 3/4

Wicked

  • Price band: 3/4

The Phantom of the Opera

  • Price band: 3/4

Jersey Boys

  • Price band: 3/4

Mamma Mia!

  • Price band: 3/4

Once

  • Price band: 3/4

Matilda

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Shubert Theatre 225 W 44th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Dec 19 - Wed Dec 31
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