Saturday, July 15, 2006 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Actors on the London Stage: Listen Closely and You Can Hear the Neurons Firing By BEN BRANTLEY

Mental gymnastics are proving to be a compelling spectator sport on the stages of London this summer.

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'Gatz' and 'The Great Gatsby' Vie for Broadway Stages By JASON ZINOMAN

The tale of the two "Gatsbys" is not just about two very different productions but about two theories of adaptation.

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Just call it a 'Labor' of love By Irene Lacher

Director Simon Abkarian brings his special brand of spatial grace to the Actors' Gang production of one of his favorite Shakespeare plays.

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Playwright Justin Tanner

PERSONAL FILE: The joys of toying with the right's stuff.

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It sells like teen spirit By Richard Cromelin

Disney's 'High School Musical' soundtrack tapped the youth market by ignoring trends and relying on craft.

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An Active 'Hamlet' at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. By BEN BRANTLEY

Jason Asprey plays the young prince-smoldering, charismatic, and mad as a hornet, not as a hatter.

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A Magician's Assistant Learns the Tricks in 'Orange Lemon Egg Canary' By JASON ZINOMAN

While it doesn't take long to cast a spell, this play stops just short of astounding you, failing to take full advantage of its many late plot shifts, which come off as muddled and a little …

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Orange Lemon Egg Canary
Reviewed by: Dan Bacalzo

Rinne Groff's uneven new play contains some nifty tricks but lacks theatrical magic.

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'Once Upon a Time' fails as fable By Chris Jones

It's a retro and largely charmless rehash of musical theater and Joisy mob stereotyping. Despite a crushingly simplistic story that makes Broadway's "Jersey Boys" look like Chekhov, it still…

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Here, there and everywhere By Jeffrey Borak

ccording to Thomas Wolfe, you can't go home again. Tell that to Lucy Santiago, the central figure in Cusi Cram's muddled hyperactive new play, "Lucy and the Conquest," at Williamstown Theatr…

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Manhattan Madcaps of 1924
Reviewed by: Michael Portantiere

Symphony Space's production of this "lost" Rodgers & Hart musical is a sweet summer confection.

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