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Monday, June 17, 2024

Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Sarah Paulson Party for the Tonys by Nancy Coleman and Sarah Bahr

Spirited celebrations that included an official after-party at Lincoln Center and a gathering at the Carlyle Hotel, where revelers broke out in show tunes, continued until nearly 5 a.m.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2024

The Apollo Theater Celebrates Its 90th Anniversary With Usher, Babyface and More by Sarah Bahr

Gov. Kathy Hochul, Babyface, Jordin Sparks and more gathered in Harlem on Tuesday night to celebrate the theater’s 90th anniversary.

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Friday, June 7, 2024

Andy Cohen, Fran Lebowitz and Others Gather for Little Island Performance by Sarah Bahr

Andy Cohen, Fran Lebowitz and hundreds more gathered at Little Island, Barry Diller’s one-of-a-kind park on the Hudson River, for a new dance performance by Twyla Tharp.

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Saturday, May 18, 2024

Bebe Neuwirth on the Part of a Stage That Feels Like Home by Sarah Bahr

“I love older theaters in particular,” said the actress, who is up for her third Tony for “Cabaret.” “The new ones don’t have as many ghosts.”

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Daniel Radcliffe on Breaking the Spell in ’Merrily We Roll Along’ by Sarah Bahr

Radcliffe earned his first nomination on Tuesday for “Me for his fifth role on Broadway since 2008.

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Monday, April 22, 2024

‘Cabaret’ Opening on Broadway: Eddie Redmayne, Angela Bassett and Baz Luhrmann by Sarah Bahr, Melissa Guerrero and Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet

A party for the buzzy revival of the Broadway musical was held at a theater that has been transformed to look like a 1930s-era nightclub.

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Saturday, April 20, 2024

Alfred Molina on the Museum He Never Misses When He’s in New York by Sarah Bahr

“Every time I’m in the city, I make a visit,” said the actor, who is performing on Broadway in “Uncle Vanya.”

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Friday, April 19, 2024

Hillary Clinton, Malala Yousafzai Toast Their New Broadway Show ‘Suffs’ by Sarah Bahr and Nina Westervelt

Dozens of theater, film and media stars turned out for the opening of the new musical “Suffs” on Thursday night.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

It’s April on Broadway. This Man Wants to Sell You on a Show. by Sarah Bahr

Rick Miramontez, a veteran theater press agent, is gearing up for the craziest stretch of the Broadway season.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

For Len Cariou, Dying Onstage Each Night Has Been ‘Invigorating’ by Sarah Bahr

In “Tuesdays With Morrie,” the 84-year-old actor was eager to tackle “a rich role in a show that asks, ‘What if despair and death are not the end?’”

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

‘Dead Outlaw,’ a Mummy Musical, Is So Strange It Can Only Be True by Sarah Bahr

The creators of “The Band’s Visit” reunited to tell the story of an outlaw whose body toured carnivals for decades.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

New York’s School of American Ballet Celebrates 90th Anniversary by Sarah Bahr and Dolly Faibyshev

The institution co-founded by George Balanchine celebrated at Lincoln Center on Monday night.

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

‘The Connector,’ a Show That Asks: Should News Feel True or Be True? by Sarah Bahr

A new musical from Jason Robert Brown, Daisy Prince and Jonathan Marc Sherman explores the diverging trajectories of two young writers in the late 1990s.

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Saturday, January 27, 2024

How Frankie Grande Spends His Sundays by Sarah Bahr

The actor, singer and reality TV personality fills his day with video games, comfort food with friends and a teary trip to the movies.

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Saturday, January 20, 2024

‘Heartstopper’ Star Joe Locke Has a Soft Spot for ‘The Goonies’ by Sarah Bahr

“It’s the peak coming-of-age adventure film,” said the actor, who is set to make his Broadway debut in “Sweeney Todd.”

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Friday, January 19, 2024

How a Culture Editor Covers the Kids’ Entertainment Beat by Sarah Bahr

Laurel Graeber, who has covered kids’ entertainment at The Times for nearly three decades, shared her favorite stories and interviews from the beat.

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Friday, December 22, 2023

What to Know About ‘Maestro’: A Guide to Bradley Cooper’s Bernstein Biopic by Sarah Bahr

Now on Netflix, the movie tracks the life of the American conductor and composer and his wife, the actress Felicia Montealegre, played by Carey Mulligan.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023

With ‘The Gilded Age,’ Louisa Jacobson Cuts Her Own Path by Sarah Bahr

Exposed to the complexities of fame at a young age, she sought paths outside of acting in early adulthood. Now she is the lead of a prestige HBO drama.

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Sunday, December 3, 2023

Broadway Babies, Singing Show Tunes for Seniors by Sarah Bahr

What happened when four young theater actors performed for an older generation? “I was expecting to have the best show ever and that happened.”

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Monday, November 6, 2023

In ‘Food,’ Geoff Sobelle Explores the Extremes of Eating by Sarah Bahr

“I don’t want to tell people what to think,” the performance artist said of his latest show. “I just hope it tickles them and their curiosity.”

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Saturday, October 21, 2023

Ali Stroker Has Tips for Fellow Sleep-Deprived Working Moms by Sarah Bahr

The Tony winner and author talked about the Broadway shows she’ll see once she can stay up late again, and the podcast that comforted her during the pandemic.

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Friday, October 13, 2023

Tagging Along With The New York Times’s Chief Theater Critic by Sarah Bahr

At a recent performance of “Gutenberg! The Musical!” on Broadway, Jesse Green gave us an inside look at his review process.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Roberta Pereira to Lead New York Performing Arts Library by Sarah Bahr

Roberta Pereira, the director of the Playwrights Realm, will lead the library, which is home to more than eight million items relating to music, theater and dance.

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Saturday, September 16, 2023

Melissa Etheridge Is Ready to Rewatch ‘Barbie’ by Sarah Bahr

The singer, who brings her autobiographical show to Broadway this month, on her longtime love for the Kansas City Chiefs and what she’s looking forward to in New York.

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Monday, August 21, 2023

‘The Outsiders’ Heads to Broadway in March by Sarah Bahr

A new musical adaptation of a popular novel by S.E. Hinton will begin performances in March.

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Sunday, August 20, 2023

Haptic Suits Let You Feel Music Through Your Skin by Sarah Bahr and Mohamed Sadek

Wearable backpacks designed by Music: Not Impossible, which allow people to experience music as vibrations on their bodies, are becoming more accessible to the public.

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Saturday, August 19, 2023

PlayStation and BTS Help Lea Salonga Clear Her Head by Sarah Bahr

The “Here Lies Love” actress finds inspiration in Alex Newell’s “Shucked” performance and a good night’s sleep in the sounds of “Forensic Files.”

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Thursday, August 3, 2023

‘The Notebook’ Musical to Land on Broadway in the Spring by Sarah Bahr

The adaptation of the popular Nicholas Sparks romance novel, with music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson, had a well-reviewed run last year in Chicago.

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Friday, July 28, 2023

Nonprofit Theaters Are in Crisis. A Times Reporter Spoke With 72 of Them by Sarah Bahr

Michael Paulson spoke with producers and artistic directors at nonprofit theaters across the country about the crisis their industry is facing.

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Thursday, July 27, 2023

At Soho Rep, Eric Ting and Caleb Hammons to Join Leadership Team by Sarah Bahr

Following the departures of Sarah Benson and Meropi Peponides, the two will join Cynthia Flowers as the company continues its shared leadership model.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

BroadwayCon Panelists Tackle Diversity and Representation Onstage by Sarah Bahr

The eighth annual fan event will host a variety of discussions about how to diversify stages, songs and scripts. Here are six to look out for.

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