Thursday, June 29, 2006 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Snatching the ring from local business by CHRISTOPHER MAUGHAN

A restaurant owner in the city's Entertainment District is wondering what he's going to do with 10,000 take-out menus that say "Just across from Lord of the Rings."

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New Musicals Rule By FRANK RIZZO

Fresh Productions - And Fresh Treatments - Dominate Summer Stages

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'Little Women' as Girl-illa Theater By Nelson Pressley

Song of Sisterhood Is Now a Musical, Too

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Oh, Those Summer Nights! By: Joseph Marzullo and Michael Portantiere

Stage, film, and TV stars turn out for the Public Theater's summer gala honoring Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline. Plus: Antonio Banderas is fragrant, and Jim Caruso is roasted.

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Unfortunately, there's little to distinguish this production other than the presence of its starry leads. This is Kaufman's first attempt at staging the Bard, and it feels a little tentative.

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Pig Farm

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The 'Devil' vs 'Superman' by Army Archerd

Meryl Streep sings again.

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Lennie Weinrib, R.I.P.

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Arts, Briefly

Toronto 'Rings' to Close; Funds for the Arts

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Directors, Take Note: Samuel Beckett Was A Micromanager by JEANNE WHALEN

Playwright's Estate Has Role Of Preventing Productions From Defying His Will

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Albee on Beckett

American playwright Edward Albee spoke by telephone with Wall Street Journal reporter Jeanne Whalen about playwright Samuel Beckett and his descendants' efforts to make directors adhere to h…

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Audio Slide Show: Leaving 'The Piazza'

Victoria Clark reflects on the run of "The Light in the Piazza," which closes on Sunday.

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Toil, but worth the trouble, Mac BY LINDA WINER

How thrilling to declare that the curse is off: The "Macbeth" that opened the Public Theater's free Shakespeare-in-the-Park season last night is gripping and elegant, and flies like the wind…

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Review by Matthew Murray

Forget Brad and Angelina and (especially) Harry and Kelli - it's in Liev Schreiber and Jennifer Ehle that the year's real steam heat can be found. As the lord and lady who share the name of …

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'Macbeth' in the Park: Where Fair Is Foul and War Still Hell By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

Spooky sound effects notwithstanding, this production, starring Liev Schreiber and Jennifer Ehle, never really gets under your skin.

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Review By Alexis Greene

A watered-down interpretation of a fierce play.

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Pig Farm
Review By Alexis Greene

Life on a pig farm is only fitfully entertaining.

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