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Monday, June 5, 2017

It’s Groundhog Day! Time to Put On That Costume (Again) by Scott Heller and Jolie Ruben

A team of dressers works in darkness to help the musical’s cast make 300 costume changes, fat suits and hats included.

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

Gifts for the Discerning Theater Fan by Ben Brantley and Scott Heller

Simon McBurney’s hypnotic one-man show or Cate Blanchett’s daredevil acting? There are also cast albums like “Bright Star” and “A New Brain.”

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

‘Anastasia’ Musical Sets Broadway Opening by Scott Heller

The romantic mystery of a girl who may be a 20th century Russian princess will open April 24, 2017, at the Broadhurst Theater.

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Monday, June 6, 2016

‘The Glass Menagerie’ Heads Back to Broadway, With Sally Field by Scott Heller

Joe Mantello and Finn Wittrock will also star in Tennessee Williams’s 1944 drama, which will be directed by Sam Gold and start showing on Feb. 14.

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Monday, May 23, 2016

‘Guards at the Taj’ Wins Obie Awards by Scott Heller

Rajiv Joseph’s drama about humble sentries in 17th-century India was named the best new American play.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

‘Hamilton’ Aside, Where the Real Tony Competition Lies by Michael Paulson, Scott Heller and Charles Isherwood

A New York Times theater critic, the theater reporter and the theater editor discuss how the awards derby shapes up from here.

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Lynn Nottage Wins Blackburn Prize for ‘Sweat’ by Scott Heller

The prize for "Sweat," the acclaimed drama about deindustrialization in a working-class city in Pennsylvania, includes a $25,000 check.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

ArtsBeat: ‘The Humans’ Sets Broadway Opening Date by Scott Heller

Stephen Karam’s family drama will begin performances Jan. 23 at the Helen Hayes Theater.

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

ArtsBeat: ‘Hughie,’ With Forest Whitaker, Announces Broadway Opening Date by Scott Heller

A revival of Eugene O’Neill’s two-character drama will begin performances in February.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

ArtsBeat: Steve Martin-Edie Brickell Musical ‘Bright Star’ Sets Broadway Opening by Scott Heller

“Bright Star,” which had its premiere in San Diego, will play the Kennedy Center before Broadway.

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Saturday, September 19, 2015

ArtsBeat: With Kelsey Grammer Still Away, ‘Neverland’ Finds a New Hook by Scott Heller

Terrence Mann will assume the role in the Broadway musical at the end of September.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

ArtsBeat: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ Sets Broadway Closing Date by Scott Heller

The musical will have played for more than 500 performances when it closes on Sept. 13.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

10 Shows to Watch for at This Year’s New York Fringe Festival by Steven McElroy, Erik Piepenburg and Scott Heller

“Elaine Stritch: Still Here,” “Exact Change” and “Naked Hamilton” are among the shows in this year’s FringeNYC, which opens on Friday.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

ArtsBeat: Frank Langella Will Return to Broadway in ‘The Father’ by Scott Heller

Florian Zeller’s play has earned acclaim in France and England.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

ArtsBeat: Matthew Broderick Cast in ‘Sylvia'; Alex Sharp to Leave ‘Curious Incident’ by Scott Heller

Mr. Broderick will play a dog owner suffering a midlife crisis in A.R. Gurney’s play.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

ArtsBeat: Benjamin Walker To Star in ‘American Psycho’ on Broadway by Scott Heller

The stage adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’s satiric novel will open on March 21.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

ArtsBeat: ‘Misery,’ With Metcalf Joining Willis, Sets Broadway Opening Date by Scott Heller

The adaptation of Stephen King’s novel will begin performances on Oct. 22.

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Tony Voters Speak, in a Royal We by Scott Heller, Michael Paulson and Erik Piepenburg

An unscientific survey of 44 eligible voters finds good odds for “The King and I” and Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, and tougher races in other categories.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Another Season, Another Off Broadway Production for Amy Herzog by SCOTT HELLER

Amy Herzog's "4000 Miles" gets an LCT3 production.

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'Three Pianos' to Play a Week Longer by SCOTT HELLER

"Three Pianos" extends run by a week.

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ArtsBeat: Stritch and Miranda Get Last Laughs at Finales of 'Night Music' and 'In the Heights' by Scott Heller

Sunday's closing performances of "A Little Night Music" and "In the Heights'' were especially raucous.

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'Spider-Man' Opening Delayed Until March 15 by Scott Heller

Another delay for Spider Man opening

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U2 Album Producer To Work On 'Spider-Man' Music by Scott Heller

Steve Lillywhite, the Grammy-winning record producer who counts U2 as among his most frequent clients, has come aboard "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark.''

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Onstage, the Irreverent (and Maybe Irresistible) by BEN BRANTLEY, CHARLES ISHERWOOD, ERIK PIEPENBURG and SCOTT HELLER

Critics and writers for The New York Times write about shows and performances they are looking forward to seeing on New York stages in 2011.

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Onstage, the Irreverent (and Maybe Irresistible) by BEN BRANTLEY, CHARLES ISHERWOOD, ERIK PIEPENBURG and SCOTT HELLER

Critics and writers for The New York Times write about shows and performances they are looking forward to seeing on New York stages in 2011.

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Monday, May 11, 2015

ArtsBeat: Public Theater Season Will Feature New Musicals by LaChiusa and Stew by Scott Heller

The season will also include new plays by Robert O’Hara and Tarell Alvin McCraney.

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

ArtsBeat: Encores! Season Will Feature Sondheim and ‘1776’ by Scott Heller

The season will feature “Do I Hear a Waltz?” and “Cabin in the Sky” as well as “1776.”

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Monday, May 4, 2015

ArtsBeat: Tony Nominations Help ‘Fun Home,’ ‘Something Rotten!’ at Box Office by Scott Heller

Among other new musicals, “An American in Paris” is shaping up to be a hit.

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