Monday, January 11, 2010 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Two Gentlemen of Lebowski by Moxie

What if The Big Lebowski had been written by Shakespeare? Wonder no more, click here and read the entire screenplay, bard-style.It was of consequence, I should think; verily, it tied the ro…

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Monday, January 11, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)

The Altar Boyz Have Left the Building

One of the longest-running musicals in Off-Broadway history closes with its 2,032nd performance at New World Stages.

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Giving Carmen the Eyre

Director Richard Eyre offers up a highly idiosyncratic production of Georges Bizet's masterpiece at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Batman's Baddies from Broadway

Hey, whatever happened to that Batman musical that was supposedly in the works? I've been thinking of it, because this week marks the 44th anniversary of final first-run broadcast of the Bat…

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Bringing Torture Home to Chicago's South Side, by Patrick Healy

John Conroy, a widely respected Chicago journalist, has turned to theater as a means of provocation and catharsis.

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Today in Theatre History

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Jerk may irk—but it does work, by Elisabeth Vincentelli

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times—all in one night. Thanks to the Under the Radar festival, you can see avant-garde theater go very right and very wrong in quick succession. On the very-right side is Jerk. Adapted by Dennis Cooper from his novella of the same name and directed by French artist Giséle Vienne, the hourlong piece is as accomplished as it is harrowing.

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Reviewed by Erik Haagensen

I well remember the 1973 Dean Corll case, known at the time as the Houston mass murders. It disturbed me greatly, much more than this self-consciously provocative solo play with puppets, bas…

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In a Playpen of Adolescence, Angst Not Included, by Charles Isherwood

The joyous and miserable chaos of adolescence is distilled into a remarkable hour of theater in Once and for All We're Gonna Tell You Who We Are So Shut Up and Listen, a production from the Belgian Ontroerend Goed company.

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Silver Stars, reviewed by Erik Haagensen

Silver Stars purports to be a song cycle, but by the end of this hourlong piece, I had yet to notice one. Based on the experiences of Irish gay men who came of age in the mid-20th century only to face intense repression and homophobia from their society, the musically challenged show is lugubriously sincere, preciously (if intentionally) artless, and a blinding bore.

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