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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Acclaimed ‘Lehman Trilogy’ to Move to Broadway by Nancy Coleman

The play, which has chronicled the Lehman Brothers’ rise and devastating collapse through several sold-out runs, will open at the Nederlander Theater in March.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

‘Merrily’ This Film Will Roll Along. For the Next 20 Years. by Nancy Coleman

Richard Linklater will direct a screen adaptation of the short-lived Stephen Sondheim musical, starring Ben Platt, Beanie Feldstein and Blake Jenner.

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Monday, August 26, 2019

For ‘Hercules’ Seats, Public Works Goes Digital by Nancy Coleman

The time-honored line in Central Park was a reliable way to get tickets. The new lottery has less certainty but may be more equitable.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

How Do You Stage Disney’s ‘Hercules’? Invite Everyone by Nancy Coleman

The world premiere adaptation of the 1997 animated film puts everyday New Yorkers — 117 of them — in the production at the Delacorte.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

‘Slava’s Snowshow’ to Storm Back to Broadway by Nancy Coleman

The surrealist production filled with clowns and, yes, snow, joins the ranks of this season’s limited-run holiday shows.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Barry Manilow’s Original Musical Is (Finally) Making It to New York by Nancy Coleman

After more than two decades and three out-of-town runs, “Harmony” is scheduled for early next year.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year by Nancy Coleman

The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of participants up to 50.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

‘Diana,’ a Musical, Is Heading to Broadway by Nancy Coleman

The royal new musical with an American creative team will open at the Longacre Theater in March.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

An Onstage Wedding Brings a Broadway Happy Ending to Life by Nancy Coleman

During the curtain call for “The Prom,” a show that celebrates inclusivity, a lesbian couple exchanged their marriage vows.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

‘Cabaret,’ ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and More: Hal Prince’s Hits Transformed Broadway by Nancy Coleman

When Mr. Prince died on Wednesday at age 91, he left behind several lifetimes’ worth of directing and producing successes.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

World Trade Center Arts Project Finds New President by Nancy Coleman

Leslie Koch, who led Governors Island, will go to the Perelman Center, the final piece of the plan to revive the Lower Manhattan site.

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Into Their 60s and ‘Into the Woods’ by Nancy Coleman

The company that created abridged musicals for schools has begun to tailor productions for older actors in community centers and nursing homes.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

‘Pretty Woman’ Announces Broadway Closing by Nancy Coleman

The musical adaptation of the 1990 film started strong at the box office, but no one onstage turned out to have the drawing power of Julia Roberts.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘King Kong’ and ‘Cher Show’ Musicals Announce Closings by Scott Heller and Nancy Coleman

Each show arrived on Broadway with a big name in its title and major creative talents behind the scenes. But audiences kept their distance.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

A Play Dissected White Privilege in Education. Then the College Admissions Scandal Broke. by Nancy Coleman

Issues at the heart of the scandal resonate in “Admissions,” Joshua Harmon’s comedy. How did the news affect the show?

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Monday, June 10, 2019

‘Hadestown’ Director Rachel Chavkin: Diversity ‘Is Not a Pipeline Issue’ by Nancy Coleman

Ms. Chavkin, the only woman directing a musical on Broadway this season, won for best direction of a musical.

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Bryan Cranston at the Tony Awards: ‘The Media Is Not the Enemy of the People’ by Nancy Coleman

Mr. Cranston, who plays a journalist in “Network,” won best leading actor in a play.

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