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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

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. Tue Sep 30 - Sat Oct 4
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Bridget Everett: Rock Bottom

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

The queen of alt-cabaret is full of chardonnay and she's coming for you.

  1. Joe's Pub at the Public Theater 425 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Tue Sep 30 - Thu Oct 16
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This Is Our Youth

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

Michael Cera is all grown up (sorta) in Kenneth Lonergan's Broadway debut

  1. Cort Theatre 138 W 48th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Tue Sep 30 - Sun Jan 4
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Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical

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

Disco legend Sylvester lives to funk again in this musical tribute.

  1. Theatre at St. Clement's 423 W 46th St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves
  2. Tue Sep 30 - Sun Oct 5
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Theater and Broadway reviews

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. Tue Sep 30 - 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. Tue Sep 30 - 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. Tue Sep 30 - 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. Tue Sep 30 - Sat Oct 4
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This Lingering Life

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. HERE 145 Sixth Ave, between Dominick and Spring Sts
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sat Oct 4
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Teach, Teacher, Teachest

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. INTAR Theatre 500 W 52nd St, at Tenth Ave, 10019
  2. Thu Oct 2 - Sun Oct 5
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The Fatal Weakness

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Mint Theater Company 311 W 43rd St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, third floor
  2. Tue Sep 30 - Sun Oct 12
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The Wayside Motor Inn

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Pershing Square Signature Center 480 W 42nd St, at Tenth Ave
  2. Tue Sep 30 - Sun Oct 5
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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. Tue Sep 30 - 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. Tue Sep 30 - 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. Tue Sep 30 - 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

Drunk Shakespeare

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

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 152 W 71st St, between Columbus Ave and Broadway
  2. Tue Sep 30 - Sun Nov 2
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Warm Enough for Swimming

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 15 Vandam St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St
  2. Thu Oct 2
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Absolutely Filthy

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 15 Vandam St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St
  2. Wed Oct 1 - Sun Oct 5
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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. Tue Sep 30 - 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. Tue Sep 30 - Wed Dec 31
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