Friday, August 15, 2008 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Celebrating diversity with 'Hair'

Asbury Park troupe stages alternate production to one in Central Park

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Still in the race By Raven Snook

The historic Negro Ensemble Company finds a place at Signature Theatre.

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HELL'S Kitchen may have morphed into Clinton, with its upscale bars and restaurants, but it's still home to kids who need a helping hand.
That's where the 52nd Street Project comes in.

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Four Russian Gymnasts Definitely Not in Beijing By MELENA RYZIK

Four teenagers are the latest and perhaps unlikeliest stars of "Désir," the new production at the Spiegeltent, the seasonal entertainment site on a pier at the South Street Seaport.

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New American Playwrights Live by the Way of the Word By Alexis Soloski

Adam Bock, Young Jean Lee and more make up a new breed of self-aware playwrights questioning what we know about language

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Q&A with Susan Sullivan by Oscar E Moore

Currently appearing in Buffalo Gal at Primary Stages, Susan shares some private thoughts.

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It's a good bet that Bailey Hanks knows where the character she plays, Elle Woods, is coming from.

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'Shock' and Awe By Dany Margolies

Alan Rickman almost convinces us he's just the average working actor.

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Dance on the shadow side of satire By Allison Tracy

Tomorrow night, Jacob's Pillow's annual "Jazz Happening" will keep the dream alive for aspiring Broadway-bound students of its Jazz/Musical Theater School program.
Andrea McArdle, the original "Annie" and so much more, is a featured star.

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Photo File By: Joseph Marzullo, Tristan Fuge, & Brian Scott Lipton

Cheyenne Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Roberts, Frank Langella, Billy Magnussen, Hunter Bell, Skylar Astin, and Katie Holmes are among the stars on the town this week.

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Shrek Mate By John Longenbaugh

Sutton Foster, Broadway's ingenue of choice, becomes the new Princess Fiona.

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It's Just Your Normal, Paranormal Teenage Angst By RACHEL SALTZ

Caroline V. McGraw effectively captures the awkwardness and yearning of teenagers in her play "The King Is Dead."

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Greasepaint Under the Redwoods By TERRY TEACHOUT

Shakespeare Santa Cruz features three shows worthy of their sylvan setting, a debut season that bodes well for the future. The seven performers who share the stage in "Around the World in 80…

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A new play fires up a new theater space By Jeffrey Borak

Charlotte, the title character in Christine Whitley's uneven new play, "The Goatwoman of Corvis County," at Shakespeare & Company's welcome new 168-seat Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, has an u…

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Noon Day Sun
Reviewed by: David Finkle

Cassandra Medley's stark drama about racial identity is well-acted.

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Summer Shorts 2

Thank God for the law of averages. 59E59's "Summer Shorts 2" might merely be a swamp of lousy direction and poorly edited writing were it not for Terrence McNally and Skip Kennon's lovely li…

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It's sexy, it's sassy it's ... the circus? by Michael Sommers

An acrobatic, erotic and atmospheric revue, "Absinthe" is among the best date shows in town.

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Mythic Figurations' Campbell Soup By John Beer

Rent-a-Gods in a heavy handed, mixed-media production

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Animals Out of Paper By James Hannaham

Jeremy Shamos carries origami-loser drama

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It's the Economy Stupid! or The Turning Point By Ruth McCann

Anti-oil, pro-community free musical is filled with energy

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Selective listings from theater critics of The New York Times.

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