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Sunday, September 16, 2018

After 25 Years, the Curtain Closes on ‘Theater Talk’ by Andrew R. Chow

Over the years, the show included interviews with James Gandolfini, Cate Blanchett, Idina Menzel and Hugh Jackman.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

An Avant-Garde Theater Artist Gets Her Due by Andrew R. Chow

María Irene Fornés is being celebrated at MoMA and the Public Theater. Her colleagues and students reflect on her enduring legacy.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Keri Russell and Adam Driver Are Headed to Broadway Together by Andrew R. Chow

The pair will co-star in a revival of “Burn This” by Lanford Wilson, which comes to Broadway in March.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

‘Sweat’ to Start Free Election-Season Tour Across Midwest by Andrew R. Chow

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about working class anxieties will be performed in 18 counties in the lead-up to the election.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Public Theater Is to Stage ‘The Gospel at Colonus’ in September by Andrew R. Chow

This soul-infused interpretation of Sophocles’ “Oedipus at Colonus” will return to New York for the first time since 2004.

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BRIC Appoints New President by Andrew R. Chow

Kristina Newman-Scott, director of culture for the State of Connecticut, is to join BRIC as its president in September.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The Upcoming Flea Season Will Explore Police Brutality and Gun Violence by Andrew R. Chow

Productions include the filmmaker Todd Solondz’s first play, “Emma and Max,” and Thomas Bradshaw’s incendiary “Southern Promises.”

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Will Open in San Francisco by Andrew R. Chow

The Tony-winning play will open at the Curran Theater in San Francisco in the fall of 2019.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

‘Antigone in Ferguson’ Will Come to Harlem Stage This Fall by Andrew R. Chow

The work is an adaptation of Sophocles’s Greek tragedy that was conceived in the wake of Michael Brown’s 2014 death in Missouri.

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

New Victory Theater Season Will Bring Circus Acts and Songs by Andrew R. Chow

The family-oriented theater will put on shows with Jim Henson puppets and Ethiopian jugglers.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A Play About Refugee Camps Is Coming. With Refugees in the Cast. by Andrew R. Chow

“The Jungle” was written by two British playwrights who spent time at a refugee camp in France, and the cast includes refugees who lived there.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Audible Moves Into the Minetta Lane Theater by Andrew R. Chow

The audiobook company will produce plays, comedic shows, panel discussions and more in the downtown theater.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Opening Night of Stratford Festival Canceled Following Bomb Threat by Andrew R. Chow

A performance of “The Tempest” was canceled after the Stratford police received a bomb threat, but a search did not turn up any suspicious package.

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Monday, May 7, 2018

‘Gatz’ and Other Long Works Will Come to N.Y.U. Skirball by Andrew R. Chow

The word-for-word adaptation of “The Great Gatsby” will come to the Skirball Center, as well as a 24-hour performance piece, “Mount Olympus.”

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

19th-Century Playbills to Be Restored and Digitized by Andrew R. Chow

A grant to the Museum of the City of New York will allow for the conservation of hundreds of theatrical broadsides.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Will Tour North America by Andrew R. Chow

The London production, which had two sold-out runs in 2016 and 2017, will begin performances in fall 2019.

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Sunday, April 1, 2018

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ and ‘The Child in Time’ by Andrew R. Chow

John Legend steps into the sandals of Jesus. And Benedict Cumberbatch stars in a new movie about grief and loss.

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Bringing the World of Ta-Nehisi Coates, Briefly, to Stage by Andrew R. Chow

Mr. Coates’s “Between the World and Me,” which began as a personal address to his son, is being adapted for a communal performance at the Apollo Theater.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Harlem School of the Arts Announces Conservatory-Level Summer Theater Program by Andrew R. Chow

Students will be taught by professionals from the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art in this new summer program.

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

ABC Pulls ‘black-ish’ Episode Over ‘Creative Differences’ by Andrew R. Chow

An episode that included a debate on athletes kneeling during the national anthem was shelved before it aired.

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Shed’s 1st Season Welcomes a Concert Series From Steve McQueen and Quincy Jones by Andrew R. Chow

The Hudson Yards venue will feature programming across disciplines and include other luminaries from music, art, dance and theater.

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Brown Will Cover Tuition for Acting and Directing M.F.A. Program by Andrew R. Chow

The university announced it will provide scholarships in order to promote diversity in its theater program.

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Rarely Heard Jonathan Larson Works Will Be Performed at 54 Below by Andrew R. Chow

A concert of deep cuts by Mr. Larson, who died at 35 after creating “Rent,” will be staged in October.

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Study Finds Increasing Diversity on Broadway by Andrew R. Chow

The Asian American Performers Action Coalition found that in the 2015-16 season, 35 percent of all roles went to minority actors — up from 30 percent the year before.

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Broadway Tops Its Biggest Week Ever by Andrew R. Chow

Thanks to star power and soaring ticket prices, Broadway brought in $50.3 million at the box office last week.

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Their Words to Live By: Artists We Lost in 2017 by Andrew R. Chow and Peter Libbey

Artists who died this year left behind gripping scenes, profound turns of phrase, unforgettable melodies and plenty of laughter. We pay tribute to a few of the most notable — through their…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

A Donna Summer Musical Heads to Broadway by Andrew R. Chow

The jukebox musical will arrive in April, with three actresses playing the disco star.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Chrissy Metz Will Make Her Stage Debut in ‘Fat Pig’ by Andrew R. Chow

The Emmy-nominated actress from “This is Us” has been cast in an updated version of Neil LaBute’s play.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

‘M. Butterfly’ Will Close This Sunday on Broadway by Andrew R. Chow

The revival, directed by Julie Taymor and starring Clive Owen, failed to draw an audience and will end its run even earlier than expected.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Armie Hammer Will Star in ‘Straight White Men’ on Broadway by Andrew R. Chow

The critically acclaimed show written by Young Jean Lee will be the first work by an Asian-American female playwright on Broadway.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

‘Hamilton’ Sets Grosses Record in Huge Week for Broadway by Andrew R. Chow

Many shows, like “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Hello, Dolly!” and “Come From Away,” set grosses records over the Thanksgiving week.

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