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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Sir Tom Stoppard Returns to New York With ‘Leopoldstadt’ by Maureen Dowd

After years of living “as if without history,” the playwright belatedly reckons with his Jewish roots, and his guilt, in “Leopoldstadt,” his most autobiographical play.

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Patti LuPone on 'Company,' Stephen Sondheim and More by Maureen Dowd

“Aaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhh, I’ll drink to that!” she belts onstage in Stephen Sondheim’s “Company,” as Broadway reopens. So. Will. We.

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

Confirm or Deny: Russell Harvard by Maureen Dowd

On Madonna, drag and guerrilla acts of philanthropy.

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Russell Harvard, Reaching Beyond ‘King Lear’ by Maureen Dowd

An actor rightly wonders: Why is there a TV show about meerkats but not one about deaf people?

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

with...: Laurie Metcalf, the First Lady of American Theater by Maureen Dowd

From playing Roseanne’s sis to Edward Albee characters and Hillary Clinton (with gin!) on Broadway.

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Confirm or Deny: Laurie Metcalf by Maureen Dowd

On pack mules, pizza and her penchant for puzzles.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

with...: Sam Rockwell, Screendom’s Slinkiest Rogue by Maureen Dowd

Going from George Bush to choreographer Bob Fosse? Now that’s a ball change!

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Confirm or Deny: Sam Rockwell by Maureen Dowd

More on the actor’s friends and influences.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Confirm or Deny: Joe Mantello by Maureen Dowd

Show tunes are not this Broadway director’s favorite musical genre.

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with …: Director Joe Mantello, Broadway’s Invisible Wizard by Maureen Dowd

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain of “Wicked,” “Three Tall Women” and “The Boys in the Band.”

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

With...: Rebecca Miller on the Mother of All Subjects: Her Father by Maureen Dowd

Her new documentary for HBO confronts the complicated legacy of Arthur Miller, who wrote “Death of a Salesman” and married Marilyn Monroe.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Tom Hanks: Confirm or Deny by Maureen Dowd

The actor is convinced that typewriters are making a comeback.

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With...Tom Hanks: Hollywood’s Most Decent Fella on Harvey, Trump and History by Maureen Dowd

As accusations rain on a kingpin of his industry, the actor known for his American hero roles begins a tour for his wide-eyed book of short stories.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

With... Dame Judi Dench: Queen! Bow Down to Tattoo-Flashing Octogenarian Dame Dench by Maureen Dowd

She’s done with Bond but back in play for “Victoria & Abdul,” dating a jolly nice chap and giving Iago higher marks than Trump.

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Confirm or Deny: Judi Dench by Maureen Dowd

The dame shares her greatest fears and one of her biggest crushes.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Op-Ed Columnist: Worth a Bottle of Whiskey by MAUREEN DOWD

A seven-hour marathon of plays covering 169 years illuminates how Afghanistan earned the title “graveyard of empires.”

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

The New Season: Two’s Company, Three’s a Show by Maureen Dowd

Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Rafe Spall discover plans for a Broadway revival of Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal” with fewer pauses and “more animal.”    

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Sunday, March 25, 2012

How Oedipus Wrecks by Maureen Dowd

WHEN Mike Nichols had his dazzling comedy act with Elaine May, one of their sketches began with a Jewish mother calling her son and saying, “Hello, this is your mother, do you remember me?…

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Prospero’s Tempestuous Family by Maureen Dowd

If Shakespeare had an iPad, the poignant, prickly history of its magical inventor would have made the perfect family drama for the Bard.

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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Coffee Cups in Hell by Maureen Dowd

Mormons make their flamboyant debut on Broadway — could the White House be next?

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