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The cultural forms and images that make us human, that give shape and meaning and memory to our collective life as a species, are being increasingly forgotten.
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If music, as we’ve often been told, is the universal language, the Broadway musical seems at present to offer that language one of its broadest reaches
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Ohio's Bowling Green State University removed Lillian and Dorothy Gish's names from a campus theater, and insulted the sisters' legacies in the process.
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I’m innocent. I had no idea till after it had happened that somebody with access to the now-moribund Village Voice website had decided to celebrate the 28th anniversary of my review of the…
The rise and fall of America's unconvincing answer to Stratford-upon-Avon
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Broadway has seen many musicals, but the ones it’s never seen still fascinate
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What objects survive to tell the theater’s vanishing story?
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As the Drama Book Shop staves off its final curtain, a consideration of the magnetism books—and their permanence—hold for theater people
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When the great, polymathic actor died in December, the theater lost one of its most remarkable artists
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A drunk yells, a panic starts, a columnist worries. Should he?
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The late María Irene Fornés wandered through many forms, rewriting the rules as she went
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Recent revivals of problematic classics such as Carousel and My Fair Lady recognize a problem but don’t solve it
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In his debut column for New York Stage Review, the longtime Village Voice critic reflects on a season of no playgoing
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The new Broadway musical Allegiance has posted its closing notice and will be vacating the Longacre Theatre on February 14. This makes me sad — not because I had a particularly good time a…
The playwright serves up another savorless meringue
The class menagerie on Broadway
Tendered is the text in ERS's latest show
A fake Andrew Jackson and a fake Moliere join a real Patrick Stewart on Broadway
A new play from Julia Cho, an old one from Alfred Uhry
The Signature Theatre and Michael Grief remount Tony Kushner's seminal play
New work from Amy Herzog and Jeffrey Lane and David Yazbek; plus Shakespeare hits Broadway
The Broadway composer looks back at the first decades of his career
Return of the downtowners--new work from Tim Miller and Holly Hughes
The Metropolitan Playhouse revives the Harriet Beecher Stowe classic
A delightful show at NYTW gives theatergoers a chance to drink to Schubert--and with him
The reopening of the Provincetown Playhouse helps theater (and a critic) look both backward and onward
Great actors give birth to a new play by Adam Bock
A Tennessee Williams obscurity gets staged at the Hudson Hotel
Remembering the woman who helped invent downtown theater
The theater loses a true American playwright