Friday, June 14, 2019

What to Do in New York This Weekend by Nicole Herrington

There’s something for everyone, from classical music in the park to Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center and four must-not-miss art shows spotlighting women.

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Danielle Brooks Is Ready to Be a Love Interest by Kathryn Shattuck

She talks about playing the leading lady in “Much Ado About Nothing,” saying goodbye to “Orange Is the New Black,” and being a role model.

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How Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Spend Their Sundays by Shivani Vora

‘There is no consistency to our routine except that we’re together and spending quality time with the kids.’

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Review: ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ Is a Musical Lacking a Sting by Jesse Green

Despite its top creative team, an adaptation of the popular Sue Monk Kidd novel feels like a first draft.

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Ed Harris to Succeed Jeff Daniels in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

Mr. Harris, featured in “Westworld” on television, is a four-time Oscar nominee.

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Illusionist Derren Brown to Perform ‘Secret’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The show, a mix of mind reading and magic, is to open in September.

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Once Is Not Enough for These Broadway Fans by Scott Heller

Readers share their own theatergoing binges in response to the “repeat attenders” who’ve seen their favorite musical 25 times — and counting.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Review: In ‘Open,’ a Love Story Told by Sleight of Hand by Elisabeth Vincentelli

In Crystal Skillman’s new play, a woman in the wake of tragedy resorts to magic and misdirection.

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Sylvia Miles, Actress With a Flair for the Flamboyant, Dies at 94 by Anita Gates

She won Oscar nominations for “Midnight Cowboy” and “Farewell, My Lovely” and gossip-column attention for her indefatigable partygoing.

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Ali Stroker on Winning the Tony: ‘I Was Meant to Be in This Seat’ by Michael Paulson

The flirtatious Ado Annie of Broadway’s “Oklahoma!”relishes the chance to embody what a disabled performer can accomplish.

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Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis by Alex Marshall

René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution.

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Is This Ring an Honor, or a Curse? by Thomas Rogers

The Iffland Ring is awarded to the “most worthy” actors who perform in German. But it comes with a supposed jinx, accusations of sexism and an association with the Nazis.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Review: In Central Park, a ‘Much Ado’ About Something Big by Jesse Green

A delicious production of the great Shakespearean comedy starring Danielle Brooks and set squarely in our #MeToo and Black Lives Matter moment.

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Review: In ‘Public Servant,’ a Changed Daughter Returns From College by Laura Collins-Hughes

Bekah Brunstetter’s civic-minded new play is about parenthood, paternalism and what it means to work for the people.

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Big-League Baseball’s First Woman, on a Stage of Her Own by Sopan Deb

A new Off Broadway play aims to make sure Toni Stone, who played for the Indianapolis Clowns in 1953, is no longer a footnote to history.

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Review: A 5-Course Meal Served in One-Act Bites by Jose Solís

An Ensemble Studio Theater series includes an allegory on American intervention and a sympathetic look at a woman in distress.

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This Choreographer Can Make Your Play Move by Gia Kourlas

Raja Feather Kelly, who has left his mark on several Off Broadway shows, specializes in what he calls “virtuosic behavior.”

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The New 42nd Street, a Theater Nonprofit, Names Its Next Leader by Sophie Haigney

Russell Granet will be the new president and chief executive of the organization, taking over as Cora Cahan steps down.

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Taylor Mac’s ‘Gary’ Will Close Early on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The profane and bloody comic “sequel” to “Titus Andronicus” has been dying at the box office.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Billy Porter on the Tonys Red Carpet by Jaime Lowe

From the Academy Awards to the Met Gala to the Tonys, Billy Porter shakes up the ho-hum pre-show and wins the night — before the awards even begin.

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The Best and Worst of the Tony Awards 2019 by Ben Brantley, Jesse Green, Scott Heller and Margaret Lyons

Swinging lights. Broadway beefs. Words of wisdom. And a restroom serenade. If only some of the highlights were on TV.

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‘Hadestown’ Director Rachel Chavkin: Diversity ‘Is Not a Pipeline Issue’ by Nancy Coleman

Ms. Chavkin, the only woman directing a musical on Broadway this season, won for best direction of a musical.

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Review: As Broadway Gets Bigger, the Tonys Get Blander by Mike Hale

CBS’s broadcast of the 73rd annual ceremony was a safe, unsurprising show that even James Corden couldn’t liven up.

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Bryan Cranston at the Tony Awards: ‘The Media Is Not the Enemy of the People’ by Nancy Coleman

Mr. Cranston, who plays a journalist in “Network,” won best leading actor in a play.

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Ali Stroker Accepts Tony in a Wheelchair, Making History by Maya Salam

“This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge,” said Ms. Stroker, who won for her role as Ado Annie in “Oklahoma!.”

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

What to Do in New York This Weekend: MoMA and the Tonys by Nicole Herrington

Also “Late Night” and “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” arrive in theaters, and “Big Little Lies” returns for a second season.

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Tony Awards Red Carpet: Dresses to Impress, and the Men Wore Them Well by Maya Salam

Billy Porter continued to challenge gender norms at high-profile events by wearing a gown to Sunday night’s awards show. And this time, he wasn’t alone.

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The Dressing Rooms of Broadway: 33 Photos Over Nearly a Century by Jesse Green and Betsy Horan

For decades, our photographers have gotten intimate access backstage. Peek in as they capture stars, before the show and before the mirror.

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Scenes From Inside the 2019 Tony Awards by Sara Krulwich and Michael Paulson

Our photographer Sara Krulwich is at Radio City Music Hall, looking for moments that might stand out — a stirring song, a striking emotion, a bit of visual razzle dazzle.

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2019 Tony Award Winners: Full List

These are the winners of the 73rd annual Tony Awards.

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