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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

Fuerza Bruta: Wayra

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

It's sensory overload at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

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

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

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
  • Critics choice

Neil Patrick Harris makes Broadway rock harder than ever.

  1. Belasco Theatre 111 W 44th St, between Broadway and Sixth Ave
  2. Until Thu Oct 9
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A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

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

This mock-Edwardian farce simply slays us.

  1. Walter Kerr Theatre 219 W 48th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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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. Until Sun Sep 7
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  1. Minetta Lane Theatre 18 Minetta Ln, between Sixth Ave and MacDougal St
  2. Mon Sep 1 - 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. Until Sun Sep 7
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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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Pageant

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Davenport Theatre 354 W 45th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10036
  2. Until Sun Oct 26
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Fuerza Bruta: Wayra

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Daryl Roth Theatre 101 E 15th St, at Union Sq East
  2. Until Thu Dec 31
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Barceló con hielo

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Gramercy Arts Theatre 138 E 27th St, between Lexington and Third Aves
  2. Until Fri Sep 19
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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. Tue Sep 2 - 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. 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. Mon Sep 1 - Wed Dec 31
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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 Sep 1 - Wed Dec 31
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

FringeNYC Encores Series announced

Missed the most buzzed-about Fringe shows? Not to worry: They're comiing back.

How to mentally survive the Fringe

Five life hacks to not go crazy at bad Fringe festival shows.

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.


Off-Off Broadway shows

Dream Up Festival 2014

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 155 First Ave, between 9th and 10th Sts
  2. Mon Sep 1 - Sun Sep 7
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  1. W 4th St to Waverly Pl, between MacDougal St and University Pl
  2. Thu Sep 4 - Sun Sep 7
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Drunk Shakespeare

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 356 W 44th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10036
  2. Mon Sep 1 - Sat Oct 18
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En Avant! An Evening with Tennessee Williams

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 158 W 72nd St, between Columbus Ave and Broadway
  2. Tue Sep 2
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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

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. Until Wed Dec 31
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