Friday, May 25, 2007 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Poison pen play BY PETER FILICHIA

'You've Got Hate Mail' finds humor in a marriage that appears terminal

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They're the ones 'Grease' fans want BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

The word from reality-show viewers has newcomers preparing to star in Broadway revival

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Recognizing the feats of tap mentors BY ROBERT JOHNSON

Extravaganza's honorees include Savion Glover's mother, Yvette

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My showdown with Nick Hytner by Michael Billington

A shadowy car-park encounter with the director of the National Theatre brought me back to that 'dead white male' debate.

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I'm sick of being nasty

As Henry Goodman heads for the West End as a barnstorming Tevye in 'Fiddler on the Roof', he talks to Dominic Cavendish

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You don't have to be mad to be a great actor ... but it helps

As Antony Sher gets ready to play a tortured genius, he looks back on the disordered lives of our top thespians

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In New York, it's ovation season by Matt Wolf

Do we rise to our feet to recognise a play's merit, or to justify our financial outlay?

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Creepy Crawly Conspiracies By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS

With "Bug," William Friedkin continues to be more fascinated by the evil inside our heads than the boogeyman outside.

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Present Laughter
Reviewed by: Sandy MacDonald

Victor Garber is ultra-smooth in the Huntington's smashing revival of Noel Coward's classic comedy.

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Present Laughter

Vet stage thesp (and now TV regular) Victor Garber wears silky sophistication and style as comfortably as one of his never-ending series of dressing robes in the Huntington's sparkling and p…

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Inhabiting the Tortured Soul of a Tennyson Narrator By ANNE MIDGETTE

My philistine sense of Tennyson as slightly dated and uneven in quality was only reinforced by this one-man staging of his famous and very long poem "Maud."

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Theater Review | 'Phallacy'
When Art Meets Science, Things Don't Go Very Well By NEIL GENZLINGER

Carl Djerassi, a Stanford chemistry professor who helped develop the birth control pill, sets up a head-on collision between science and art in this not-dark-enough comedy.

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Scibblers Ahoy! by Garrett Eisler

Hawthorne and Melville meet angel of death, courtesy Len Jenkin

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Walnut St.'s 'Carousel' busts out all over By Howard Shapiro

It's a splendid production, bursting with talent, of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

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Lipstick on a Pig - Reviewed by GWEN OREL

Linda Evans' Lipstick on a Pig is the type of play where characters demand to know "What did happen?" - and that's pretty much all that happens.

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Mary Lynn Rajskub lets loose in 'Complications of Purchasing a Poodle Pillow' By Charlotte Stoudt

Mary Lynn Rajskub may play a serious techie spy on '24,' but in her new solo act she shows off playful humor (and, yes, sensuality).

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Partway to Paradise by Michael Feingold

110 in the Shade, Stairway to Paradise, and Passing Strange

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For 'Once,' A Musical Strikes the Right Chords By Ann Hornaday

"Once" may be cinema's first bona fide alt-Celtic indie busker musical.
At a time when the musical genre has been colonized by sub-par schlock like "Dreamgirls" and "Chicago," director John Carney's resuscitation of the form is all the more welcome.

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THE Theater for the New City presents its annual gift to the community this weekend with the 12th Lower East Side Festival of the Arts - a free Memorial Day Weekend tradition featuring about…

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East Side, best side BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

Lower Manhattan to share its artistic riches

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