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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Best Theater of 2019 by Ben Brantley, Jesse Green, Laura Collins-Hughes, Alexis Soloski and Elisabeth Vincentelli

Shows that defied categorization offered a stark choice: Escape an angry world, or face up to its travails. Beyond Broadway, writers explored race, inequality and addiction.

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Visiting Broadway After Dark by Kathleen Massara, Jolie Ruben and Amanda Webster

We sent four photographers to capture scenes beyond the stage in the theater district. Here’s what they saw.

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Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for December 2019 by Moira Macdonald, Brendan Kiley and Yasmeen Wafai

From Deck the Hall Ball to "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" and many holiday shows, our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month’s most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

What to see this week in the UK by Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

From Frozen II to Anselm Kiefer, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days (Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck, 2019, US) 103 mins Continue…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for November 2019 by Moira Macdonald, Brendan Kiley and Michael Rietmulder

From concerts by Olympia-born Sleater-Kinney to a celebration of a new book by local author Lindy West, our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month’s most buzzworthy arts and enterta…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

The 50 best comedians of the 21st century by Hannah J Davies, Paul Fleckney, Harriet Gibsone, Brian Logan and Stuart Heritage

From apocalyptic standup Frankie Boyle to the many hilarious faces of Tina Fey, Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Kristen Wiig, we present the funniest comics of the era Our No 1 comedian’s…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century by Michael Billington, Alexis Soloski, Catherine Love, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

A hip-hop history lesson, a dizzy Dahl musical and a continent-hopping barbershop … we pick the finest new works of theatre since 2000 Jez Butterworth: the sage behind our No1 Continue rea…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

What to see this week in the UK by Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Jonathan Jones, Andrew Clements, Michael Billington and Lyndsey Winship

From Downton Abbey to Khalid, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days Continue reading...

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Cracked actor: stage stars review Boris Johnson's debut as PM by Jon Culshaw, James Graham, Bridget Christie and Mark Lawson

Impressionist Jon Culshaw, playwright James Graham, comedian Bridget Christie and critic Mark Lawson on the prime minister’s opening week in Westminster I’ve been doing Boris impressions…

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

'Surprisingly cruel': does Fleabag still work as a stage show? by Hannah J Davies, Laura Snapes and Kate Wyver

Six years after its debut, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s monologue is back in the theatre after its tearaway success on TV. We sent three millennial critics to watch it Related: Sexy, subversive…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

15 of the best Edinburgh festival shows now touring by Kate Wyver, Catherine Love, Anna Winter, Brian Logan, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

The festival is over for another year but plenty of its theatre, comedy and dance hits have announced dates around the UK CollapsibleBreffni Holahan gives a searing performance as Essie in M…

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for September 2019 by Moira Macdonald, Brendan Kiley and Michael Rietmulder

From Elton John's farewell tour to the "Downton Abbey" movie, our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month’s most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Edinburgh festival 2019: the shows we recommend by Brian Logan, Alex Needham, Catherine Love, Michael Billington, Chris Wiegand, Mark Fisher, Anna Winter and Kate Wyver

Plan your schedule with our roundup of top shows, ordered by start time. This page will be updated daily throughout the festival BoutSummerhall, 10.20am, until 25 AugustAn exploration of bro…

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for August 2019 by Moira Macdonald, Brendan Kiley and Michael Rietmulder

From The Rolling Stones and THING music festival to Seattle Art Fair, our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month’s most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events.

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Friday, July 5, 2019

What to see this week in the UK by Andrew Pulver, Harriet Gibsone, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

From Midsommar to Olafur Eliasson, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days Continue reading...

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for July 2019 by Moira Macdonald, Brendan Kiley and Michael Rietmulder

From the Capitol Hill Block Party to "Spider-Man: Far From Home," our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month’s most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events.

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What to see this week in the UK by Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

From Yesterday to Ed Ruscha, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days Continue reading...

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Edinburgh fringe 2019: 10 essential shows by Brian Logan, Miriam Gillinson, Mark Lawson, Mark Fisher, Judith Mackrell, Bridget Minamore and Lyndsey Winship

Jessie Cave’s intimate standup, a beatbox Frankenstein and a twist on the star-crossed lovers are among the Edinburgh shows we’ve previously reviewed. Here’s what we said … Pleasance…

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

All change! Meet the new artistic directors shaking up British theatre by Susannah Clapp, With Interviews By Killian Fox and Lisa O'Kelly

Our critic reflects on the exciting developments sweeping our stages and below, some of the top new recruits share their stories and ways of working British theatre is in the process of a ma…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Sir Mark Rylance quits Royal Shakespeare Company in protest over BP sponsorship by Staff and Agencies, Staff and Agencies

Oscar-winning actor calls on RSC to set a positive example for the future of arts sponsorship

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Can a Kung Fu Musical Get (Way) Off the Ground? by Devin Yalkin, Reggie Ugwu and Mohamed Sadek

“Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise,” the unlikely offspring of a Chinese-American opera impresario and the writers of “Kung Fu Panda” — with songs by Sia — aims to show just how high th…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Edinburgh festival 2019: 50 theatre, comedy and dance shows to see by Mark Fisher, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

There’s a Belle and Sebastian play, a show in a hair salon, Frances Barber performing Pet Shop Boys songs and top comics including Josie Long and Stephen Fry. Here’s our guide to the wor…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Tony Awards 2019: The shows and actors we think should win this year by Asbury Park Press, Ilana Keller and Bill Canacci, Asbury Park Press

The 2019 Tony Awards are Sunday, June 9, from 8 to 11 p.m. on CBS. Here are the actors and shows we think should win.       

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Monday, June 10, 2019

The Best and Worst of the Tony Awards 2019 by Ben Brantley, Jesse Green, Scott Heller and Margaret Lyons

Swinging lights. Broadway beefs. Words of wisdom. And a restroom serenade. If only some of the highlights were on TV.

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for June 2019 by Moira Macdonald, Brendan Kiley and Michael Rietmulder

From Brandi Carlile at the Gorge to "Toy Story 4," our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month’s most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events.

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The Bartered Bride, Garsington Opera, review: The most brilliantly choreographed display of acrobatics imaginable by ,

However, Michael Boyd's production of Don Giovanni is a damp squib

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Friday, May 17, 2019

What to see this week in the UK by Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

From Birds of Passage to Rita Ora, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days Continue reading...

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Friday, May 10, 2019

What to see this week in the UK by Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

From High Life to Joy for Ever, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days Continue reading...

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

28 Portraits of This Year’s Tony Nominees by Celeste Sloman, Michael Paulson, Jolie Ruben and Joshua Barone

Why they act. What they’ve learned. And what they’ll remember.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

What to see this week in the UK by Andrew Pulver, Phil Harrison, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

From Vox Lux to Stanley Kubrick, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days Continue reading...

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

'Mean Girls' turns 15: The definitive ranking of the movie's best quotes by Usa Today, David Oliver and Anika Reed, Usa Today

In honor of the 15th anniversary of "Mean Girls" on April 30, we rounded up the best quotes from the Tina Fey comedy.        

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