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FYI: “dramaturgical normcore”

Now and then if you’re lucky—or especially alert—you see a bigger picture, or dots connecting in meaningful ways

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Review: I'm Looking for Helen Twelvetrees

David Greenspan is to the mannerism born. Elongating his syllables in a high-pitched drawl, doling out gestures in careful measure, he wears his theatricality easily and teasingly

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Review: The Tallest Tree in the Forest

Daniel Beaty writes and stars in a solo show about Paul Robeson, the Show Boat star and pioneering African-American actor whose far-left politics ran afoul of McCarthyist mores

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Review: Small Mouth Sounds

Though it employs very little dialogue, there’s nothing quiet about Small Mouth Sounds. Bess Wohl’s luminous new play uses silence to dig into the core of human pain

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Hottest chorus boys and girls on Broadway

Year after year, we scour the upcoming spring-season shows for the hidden beauties of Broadway

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Time Out's picks

The best shows on Broadway and off, as chosen by Time Out's critics.

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Best Broadway shows

The perfect short list of the most exciting plays, musicals and revivals on Broadway.

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Off Broadway shows

Reviews and tickets for Off Broadway shows in New York

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Off-Off Broadway shows

Reviews and tickets for Off-Off Broadway shows in New York.

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Theater tickets and offers

The Lion

Now $29, Was $50

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Chicago

Now $59.50, Was $89.50

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Bad Dancing World Championship Finals

Now $54, Was $35

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Gazillion Bubble Show

Now $45, Was $75

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NYU Skirball Center's Big Red Chair Family Series

Now $20, Was $13

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Latest theater and Broadway reviews

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The Heidi Chronicles

There is much to be said for plays that speak directly to their historical moments, but what becomes of them when the present becomes the past?

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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The Evening

In nearly 20 years of rigorous, distilled play-making that strips away the pretensions of text, design and performance, Richard Maxwell has always made actors disappear

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Five Times in One Night

Chiara Atik’s aptly titled new work deftly explores the moments leading up to or following a roll in the hay for five very different couples across many centuries

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Placebo

Early on, we learn that the title of Melissa James Gibson’s new play means “I shall please.”

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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On the Twentieth Century

On the Twentieth Century is set on a high-speed 1930s luxury train from Chicago to New York, and it’s the vehicle Kristin Chenoweth has been waiting for all her life

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Remote New York

The best part of Remote New York, the guided walk by the German group Rimini Protokoll, is getting to it early. The location, specified only after your ticket has been purchased, is somewhere in Green-Wood Cemetery

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  • 2 out of 5 stars
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R.I.P. The Fantasticks

News that The Fantasticks will close on May 3, exactly 55 years after the musical first opened at the now-vanished Sullivan Street Playhouse, has inspired an appropriate outpouring of gentle rue in the New York theater world

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Q&A: Elisabeth Moss

On a frigid evening, Elisabeth Moss ducks into midtown trattoria Casa Nonna, sheds her winter hat and wool coat and slides into a corner booth

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Sienna Miller stars in Cabaret

“Sally, wake up! The party’s over!” says Clifford Bradshaw to his unlikely lover, Sally Bowles, toward the end of Cabaret. “It was lots of fun—but now it’s over.”

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2015's best new plays and musicals

Spring and summer are filling up with shows, and picking just ten isn't easy.

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The 10 hottest chorus boys in Broadway musicals

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The 10 hottest chorus girls in Broadway musicals

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The 25 best film-to-musical adaptations

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Broadway's 25 all-time greatest divas

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