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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

Donkey Punch

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

Twentyish girlfriends push their sexual and romantic boundaries.

  1. SoHo Playhouse 15 Vandam St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Sun Aug 31
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Fuerza Bruta: Wayra

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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It's sensory overload at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

  1. Daryl Roth Theatre 101 E 15th St, at Union Sq East
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Thu Dec 31
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Cabaret

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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Roundabout invites you back to the Kit Kat Klub...Wilkommen!

  1. Studio 54 254 W 54th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Until Sun Jan 4
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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Neil Patrick Harris makes Broadway rock harder than ever.

  1. Belasco Theatre 111 W 44th St, between Broadway and Sixth Ave
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Thu Oct 9
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Theater and Broadway reviews

Poor Behavior

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Primary Stages (at the Duke on 42nd Street) 229 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves, 10036
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Sun Sep 7
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  1. Minetta Lane Theatre 18 Minetta Ln, between Sixth Ave and MacDougal St
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Wed Dec 31
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The Good and the True

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. DR2 Theatre 103 E 15th St, between Union Sq East and Irving Pl
  2. Until Sun Sep 14
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The Opponent

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 59E59 Theaters 59 E 59th St, between Madison and Park Aves, 10022
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Sun Sep 7
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Donkey Punch

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. SoHo Playhouse 15 Vandam St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Sun Aug 31
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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. Wed Aug 27 - Sat Aug 30
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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. Until Sun Sep 14
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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. Wed Aug 27
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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

And I and Silence

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 480 W 42nd St, at Tenth Ave
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Sun Sep 14
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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 31
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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 Sep 19
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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. Wed Aug 27 - Wed Dec 31
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

Robert Simonson, old-fashioned reporter

The ex-drama critic talks about his favorite cocktail, about which he's written a whole book.

Five kinds of Fringe Festival show

Here's a guide to the sorts of attractions you can expect.

David Cote: playwriting in public

Time Out theater editor (and playwright) Cote spends a couple of hours making a spectacle of himself.

Evil millennials on Broadway and Off

They're young, sexy, amoral—and out to get you!


Off-Off Broadway shows

Dream Up Festival 2014

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 155 First Ave, between 9th and 10th Sts
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Sun Sep 7
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  1. W 4th St to Waverly Pl, between MacDougal St and University Pl
  2. Thu Aug 28 - Sun Sep 7
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Summer Shorts 2014

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 59 E 59th St, between Madison and Park Aves, 10022
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Sat Aug 30
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Drunk Shakespeare

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 356 W 44th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10036
  2. Wed Aug 27 - 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

  1. A Gentleman's Guide...

    A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Walter Ker...

  2. Donkey Punch

    Donkey Punch. SoHo Playhouse (see Off Broadway). B...

  3. Cabaret

    Cabaret. Studio 54 (see Broadway). Book by Joe Mas...

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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. Until 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. Wed Aug 27 - Wed Dec 31
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