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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Chita Rivera’s Life and Career Are Honored at the Tonys by The New York Times

Rivera, who dazzled Broadway audiences for nearly seven decades, died in January at the age of 91.

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Live Updates: Tony Awards to Honor the Best of Broadway by The New York Times

The red carpet is underway as stars arrive. The ceremony, which begins at 8 p.m. Eastern time, will feature performances by Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and many of the top nominees.

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Friday, June 14, 2024
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

How ‘The Outsiders’ Staged a Broadway Fight Club by The New York Times

To produce this Tony-nominated show’s climactic rumble, the creators, cast and crew gave it everything they've got.

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Friday, June 7, 2024

Watch a Sisterhood of Budding Ballerinas by The New York Times

Five students from the School of American Ballet perform an excerpt from George Balanchine’s classic “Serenade.”

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

New York’s Palace Theater Gets an $80 Million Refresh (and 30 Feet Higher) by The New York Times

The Times Square landmark has been restored and refurbished. Take a look.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Live Updates: Tony Award Nominations Being Announced by The New York Times

The race for best musical was wide open, with 15 shows eligible for nods.

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Friday, April 26, 2024

‘Mary Jane,’ ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ and More New Broadway Shows by The New York Times

This past week has been jam-packed with openings. Our reviewers think these new shows are worth knowing about even if you’re not planning to see them.

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Friday, March 15, 2024

Irish Dance for All Levels, All Bodies, All Genders by Siobhan Burke and Yael Malka For The New York Times

Gayli, a dance night at a Brooklyn bar, provides a welcoming atmosphere for Irish social dancing, an exacting art form known for high-pressure competition.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Chita Rivera: A Life in Photos by The New York Times

A performer who never retired is remembered for her electric Broadway performances and daring cabaret work.

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Monday, December 4, 2023

Best Theater of 2023 by The New York Times

Many of the plays and musicals that resonated this year deftly married elements of drama and comedy.

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Monday, June 12, 2023

Tony Awards 2023: The Best and Worst Moments by The New York Times

With a clever opening number and repeated support for striking writers, the Tonys celebrated Broadway’s shows, performers and creative teams.

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Sunday, June 11, 2023

Tony Awards 2023 Live Updates: The Red Carpet Is Underway. by The New York Times

The 76th Tony Awards will celebrate the best of Broadway tonight in Upper Manhattan. We’ll be following the red carpet and the first awards before the telecast begins at 8 p.m. Eastern on …

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Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Monday, December 5, 2022

Best Theater of 2022 by The New York TImes

In a time of renewed awakening, a surprising number of shows smartly reflected those changes in song.

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Trisha Brown on the Beach: Catch a Wave of Dancing Bliss by Gia Kourlas and Angelo Silvio Vasta For The New York Times

This year, the Beach Sessions at Rockaway Beach features the Trisha Brown Dance Company in a program of early works.

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Monday, June 13, 2022
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Tony Awards 2022 Live Updates: Red Carpet Gets Underway by The New York Times

The ceremony returns to Radio City Music Hall tonight with Ariana DeBose as host. Here’s how to watch.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Billy Crystal, “A Strange Loop” and More to Perform in a Broadway Event by The New York Times

Billy Crystal, Shoshana Bean and performers from “Company,” “MJ,” “A Strange Loop,” “Six” and other Tony-nominated shows will share songs and stories.

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Monday, May 9, 2022

Tony Nominations 2022 Live Updates: How to Watch, as Broadway Honors Its Comeback Season by The New York Times

The nominations, honoring Broadway as the industry returned after the long coronavirus shutdown, will be announced at 9 a.m. Eastern. The virus posed a special challenge for nominators.

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Fun Things to Do in N.Y.C. This May 2022 by The New York Times

Want to see a comedy show, or drop in on a film series? Do you need kid-friendly event? Our critics offer their favorite picks.

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Friday, February 25, 2022

What to See and Experience Live in New York This Spring by The New York Times

‘Funny Girl’ and ‘A Strangle Loop’ on Broadway, Ashwini Ramaswamy’s dances, Olivia Rodrigo’s pop takeover: what our critics and writers are looking forward to this season.

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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tony Awards Live Updates: What to Watch For by The New York Times

Three jukebox shows are vying for best musical, while a daring drama called “Slave Play” could have a big night. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m. Eastern on Paramount+, followed by a 9 p.m.…

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Broadway Reopening Live Updates: Theater Comes Back From Long Pandemic Shutdown by The New York Times

With the return of “Hamilton,” “The Lion King,” “Wicked” and “Chicago,” and the opening of “Lackawanna Blues,” one of New York’s most important industries is trying to …

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

Inside Broadway’s Reopening: A Times Virtual Event by The New York Times

We visit the “Hadestown” company and a new playwright, share backstage performances, and answer your theater questions in the “Offstage” series finale.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Being Emily in ‘Our Town’: Readers Share Why the Role Mattered by The New York Times

Embodying the Thornton Wilder character “helped heal something inside me that I hadn’t even realized had been broken,” says one.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Missing ‘The Nutcracker’? How to Get Your Holiday Fix at Home by The New York Times

Many seasonal mainstays have been reimagined for online viewing this year. Here are some of our favorites, from “A Christmas Carol” to Handel’s “Messiah.”

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

‘I Knew All the Words’: Your First Favorite Musicals by The New York Times

Readers said “Sweeney Todd” and “Wicked,” among other classics, made them fall in love with musicals. One sheepishly confessed: “Starlight Express.”

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

What Was Your Gateway Musical? by The New York Times

Our critic confesses she discovered musicals via the widely panned film adaptation of “Rent,” a flop. We want to hear from readers: What was your first favorite?

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Your Outdoor Theater Memories, Starring Hanks, Streep and Rain by The New York Times

Toppling arches, swarming mosquitoes and celebrity encounters are among the singular summer sensations readers can still recall.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

‘Finish the Fight’: A Special Digital Theater Performance Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote by The New York Times

Join The New York Times for an original play from some of the brightest young voices working today.

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards