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Theater & Broadway in New York: Critics' picks

The Belle of Amherst

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

Joely Richardson as Emily Dickinson is poetry in motion.

  1. Westside Theatre 407 W 43rd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves
  2. Until Thu Dec 31
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Found

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

A spunky new musical finds tiny epiphanies in other people's discarded notes.

  1. Atlantic Theater Company 336 W 20th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10011
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sun Nov 9
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Jacuzzi

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
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The Debate Society settles in at Ars Nova for a warm, relaxing soak.

  1. Ars Nova 511 W 54th St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sat Nov 8
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Ghost Quartet

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

Dave Malloy finds lovely, haunting music between this world and the next.

  1. The Bushwick Starr 207 Starr St, between Irving and Wyckoff Aves
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sat Nov 8
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Theater and Broadway reviews

The Belle of Amherst

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Westside Theatre 407 W 43rd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves
  2. Until Thu Dec 31
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On the Town

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Lyric Theatre 213 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sun Mar 29
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The Pumpkin Pie Show: Seasick

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Under St. Marks 94 St. Marks Pl, between First Ave and Ave A
  2. Thu Oct 23 - Sat Nov 1
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Lennon: Through a Glass Onion

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. Union Square Theatre 100 E 17th St, between Union Sq East and Irving Pl
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sun May 24
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Tempest

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa E.T.C. 66 E 4th St, between Bowery and Second Ave, 10003
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sun Nov 2
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While I Yet Live

  • 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 Oct 22 - Fri Oct 31
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Found

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Atlantic Theater Company 336 W 20th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10011
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sun Nov 9
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generations

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Soho Rep 46 Walker St, between Broadway and Church St
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sun Nov 9
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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

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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The Belle of Amherst

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 407 W 43rd St, between Ninth and Tenth Aves
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Thu Dec 31
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Billy & Ray

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 108 E 15th St, between Union Sq East and Irving Pl
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sun Nov 23
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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 Oct 22 - Wed Dec 31
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Broadway shows and theater: Top stories

RIP Marian Seldes (1928–2014)

She was the epitome of the theater, and here's Adam Feldman's remembrance.

The hottest ticket right now

It's a 1727 Lutheran oratorio and it's magnificent.

Prelude 2014

The annual free event offers a smorgasbord of panels and performance at the CUNY Graduate Center

Tom Stoppard interview

The knighted British dramatist talks about smoking, writing and his days as a hack journalist 


Off-Off Broadway shows

Ghost Quartet

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 207 Starr St, between Irving and Wyckoff Aves
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sat Nov 8
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The Pumpkin Pie Show: Seasick

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. 94 St. Marks Pl, between First Ave and Ave A
  2. Thu Oct 23 - Sat Nov 1
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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. Wed Oct 22 - Sun Nov 2
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That Poor Dream

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 154 Christopher St, between Greenwich and Washington Sts
  2. Wed Oct 22 - Sun Oct 26
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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. Nightmare: New York

    If the usual Halloween rank and file (zombies, vam...

  2. Jacuzzi

    Jacuzzi. Ars Nova (Off Broadway). By Hannah Bos a...

  3. On the Town

    On the Town. Lyric Theatre (see Broadway). Music b...

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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. Wed Oct 22 - Wed Dec 31
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