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Jan 16, 2019 02:00AM

?Rent? in Pictures, in Advance of ?Rent? on TV

Rare photographs that take you backstage and inside the audition rooms for the musical that celebrated ?La Vie Boheme.?

Jan 18, 2019 07:51AM

Critic?s Pick: Review: Reckoning With Medical Betrayals ?Behind the Sheet?

Charly Evon Simpson?s quietly commanding play chronicles gynecological experimentation on American slave women in the antebellum South.

Jan 16, 2019 12:13PM

He?s 16 Going On Stardom: Meet Broadway?s Next ?Evan Hansen?

Andrew Barth Feldman, a high school junior on Long Island, is an ardent theater fan who has been acting since he was 8. Now he?ll be leading the cast in his favorite show.

Jan 17, 2019 11:05AM

?LaBute New Theater Festival? Review: It?s Neil LaBute in a Minor Key

The festival, presented by St. Louis Actors? Studio, comprises three one-act plays by Mr. LaBute: ?Great Negro Works of Art,? ?The Fourth Reich? and ?Unlikely Japan.?

Jan 17, 2019 07:45PM

?Intelligence? Review: A Diplomatic Mission That?s All Improv, No Comedy

Negotiators try to role-play their way out of global conflict in this gripping play by Helen Banner. It doesn?t always make sense, but can still thrill.

Jan 17, 2019 09:51PM

Theater Review: On Paris Stages, Gay Artists Look Back

A new theatrical work by Christophe Honoré and an adaptation of a book by Didier Eribon see prominent French gay artists reclaim their origins with striking honesty.

Jan 16, 2019 12:19PM

Critic?s Notebook: Trump, Trauma and a War That Won?t Go Away

Performers revisit their own fraught memories in recent productions, including one inspired by women who have accused the president of misconduct.

Jan 15, 2019 03:17PM

An Appraisal: Even From Afar, Carol Channing Served Up That Broadway Wow

How her outsize presence ? and that ?Hello, Dolly!? cast album ? helped entice a burgeoning theater critic to New York.

Jan 17, 2019 03:54PM

In a Children?s Theater Program, Drama Over a Peanut Allergy

The conflict over accommodating a child?s allergy turned into a legal battle that highlights the isolation that people with food allergies often face.

Jan 18, 2019 06:00AM

This Week in Arts: Ionesco Gets a Mash-Up, ?High Maintenance? Returns

The Paris-based company Théâtre de la Ville brings a blend of five Ionesco plays to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Jan 17, 2019 04:15PM

Martin Luther King Day: 4 Ways to Honor His Legacy

An art exhibition, a play and more events that will help you commemorate the civil rights leader.

Jan 17, 2019 03:00PM

12 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.

Jan 16, 2019 09:40AM

Memories of Carol Channing, for Whom Going On Was a Must

Theater colleagues recalled Ms. Channing, the Broadway legend who died Tuesday, as a tireless performer and promoter who had little use for doctors? orders.

Jan 16, 2019 08:22AM

Carol Channing Dies at 97; a Larger-Than-Life Broadway Star

Her performances as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in ?Gentlemen Prefer Blondes? and the matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in ?Hello, Dolly!? made her a Broadway legend.

Jan 15, 2019 10:35AM

Feature: How Tarell Alvin McCraney Moved From ?Moonlight? to Broadway ? and Beyond

His play ?Choir Boy? just opened. His next film will air on Netflix. What ties his work together? Plumbing the depths of black beauty and grief.

Jan 14, 2019 07:45PM

Review: In ?Maestro,? a Downbeat Look at the Great Toscanini

The Italian conductor (and philanderer and anti-Fascist) gets the Great Man treatment from Ensemble for the Romantic Century.

Jan 14, 2019 12:51PM

At BroadwayCon, Fans Get a Curtain Call

Started in 2016, the three-day expo provides singalongs, meetups, workshops and, of course, ?marketplace? booths targeting theater buffs.

Jan 14, 2019 08:00AM

?What the Constitution Means to Me? to Open on Broadway in March

The play, written by and starring Heidi Schreck, is about gender and American legal history.

Jan 13, 2019 07:45PM

Review: ?On Blueberry Hill? Looks Back in Radiant Regret

Sebastian Barry?s imbalanced new play, set in a Dublin prison, confirms its writer?s gift for finding the holiness in the everyday.

Jan 13, 2019 07:17PM

Shakespeare Theater in Stratford, Conn., Is Destroyed by Fire

The theater, which had been closed since the late 1980s, once featured notable actors such as Katharine Hepburn and Helen Hayes. Supporters had been leading efforts to restore it.

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