‘Julius Caesar’ Isn’t Unique. Americans Love Talking About Politics Through Shakespeare

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Spread the loveTweet The dramas of English kings from centuries ago would seem to have little in common with the daily political grind in Washington. But year after year, said…


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Television Review: An Uneven Night for Kevin Spacey as Tonys Host

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Spread the loveTweet Photo Kevin Spacey doing a Bill Clinton impression at the Tony Awards. Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times Maybe it’s time for another hostless Tony Awards. Sunday…


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How Do You Make a Play About Water? Drop by Drop

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Spread the loveTweet The set designer, Deb O, described it as the kind of unruly pile you see in post-flood news photos, where people’s belongings have been removed from their…


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Common Sense: Broadway Tickets, for the Price of an Economics Lesson

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Spread the loveTweet As premium ticket prices have soared, many buyers have responded with outrage, accusing theater owners of price gouging and bemoaning the emergence of Broadway as one more…


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The First Time: Oskar Eustis: The First Time I Burned Money (and Found My Calling)

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Spread the loveTweet Naturally, I went into the arts and didn’t graduate from college. How else could I rebel? The counterculture of the early 1970s, when I was forging my…


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Review: The Private Dystopias of ‘Arlington’ and ‘Rooms’

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Spread the loveTweet Theatergoers desiring full immersion in this singular auteur’s universe of unreliable narrators have before them both “Arlington” and an environmental theater project, “Rooms,” also written and directed…


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2017 Tony Awards: Our Theater Critics Discuss the Nominations

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Spread the loveTweet GREEN “Groundhog Day” received seven nominations; “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” received zero. About right, by me. Continue reading the main story BRANTLEY Agreed. And the view…


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2017 Tony Nominations: What to Watch For

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Spread the loveTweet • The prizes will be awarded at 8 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday, June 11, during a ceremony at Radio City Musical Hall, much of which will…


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5 Must-See Shows if You’re in New York This Month

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Spread the loveTweet Next up is a revival of this 1996 drama about Saartjie Baartman, an African woman “of singular anatimy” who was exhibited in 19th-century European freak shows as…


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A Word With: Mamas Going Strong: A Conversation With Linda and Laura Benanti

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Spread the loveTweet Did you always know Laura would grow up to be an actress?LINDA Oh, Laura knew. [Laughs] It wasn’t me saying: “You know what, honey? I think you…


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