Wednesday, November 22, 2017

See Billy Crudup Bow in Harry Clarke at Off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre by

Tony winner Billy Crudup took the stage at off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre on November 21, when he opened in the solo show Harry Clarke, directed by Leigh Silverman. In David Cale's …

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BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - JUNK's Ito Aghayere by Caryn Robbins

Today, JUNK's Ito Aghayere speaks with BWW about her Broadway debut and explains why she remains a pragmatic optimist, despite the play's bleak depiction of the financialization of America.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Review: The Barrow Group’s ‘Muswell Hill’ Scales the Heights by Justin Sharon

By Justin Sharon, Contributing Writer, November 21, 2017 In this, the week we give thanks for New World bounties and pioneering pilgrims who fled the mother country, it’s as if the …

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

A Look at the Stage Career of Steven Pasquale by Hannah Vine

From reasons to be pretty to The Robber Bridegroom and Junk—highlights from the actor’s stage career in celebration of his birthday.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Theater Review: New York Round-Up — “Junk,” The Red Shoes,” “The Band’s Visit” by Iris Fanger

The irony implied by Junk after the curtain goes down is the realization that white collar crime does pay.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Review: ‘Junk’ at Lincoln Center Theater by Richard Seff

A junk bond is a high-yield, high-risk maturity in the financial markets, and a greedy group of investors bought them and enjoyed the 10-12 percent interest that was sent out semi-annually, …

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Maxamoo Podcast Reviews JUNK, SOLSTICE PARTY! VEIL'D, and More by Maxamoo

On the latest episode of the Maxamoo podcast, Diep, PennyMaria, and Lindsay talk about what they've seen on the stage lately, including Solstice Party, The Elephant in Every Room I Enter, Ve…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Review: Junk by Elyse Trevers

Unless you are a math whiz or a business major, you may be bewildered by the financial concepts that are the underpinnings of Junk, the new play at Lincoln Center by Pulitzer-winning playwr…

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

This Week on Broadway for November 12, 2017: Patrick Page Interview, The Band’s Visit Review by James Marino

James Marino interviews Patrick Page about the Hadestown live cast recording. Peter Filichia and Michael Portantiere join in to review The Band’s Visit, Junk, Steven Brinberg as Simpl…

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Disgraced creator sees the future in '80s Wall Street by Raju Mudhar - Staff Reporter

Ayad Akhtar, whose Pulitzer-winning play Disgraced returns this week to Toronto’s Panasonic Theatre, just opened new work Junk on Broadway.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Top Shows to See in New York: Wall Street Drama to Hot Bands by Mark Beech

New York shows this week range from shows by veteran bands Slowdive and Pere Ubu to serious plays such as “Junk” with its Wall Street dramas.These are some of the best shows around in th…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

'Junk' at Vivian Beaumont Theater in Lincoln Center by Blouin Artinfo

Vivian Beaumont Theater in Lincoln Center is hosting the play titled “Junk” that will be running through January 7, 2018. The play written by Ayad Akhtar and directed by Doug Hughes deal…

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Broadway Grosses: The Waitress Box Office Heats Up with Jason Mraz's Broadway Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

It's amazing what baking with Jason Mraz can do! The two-time Grammy winner made his Broadway debut in Waitress as Dr. Pomatter on November 3, and the musical grossed $900…

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Backstage with Richard Ridge: Cash In with JUNK Leading Man- Steven Pasquale! by Richard Ridge

He has stolen hearts in Madison county, robbed settlers on the Natchez Trace, and now he's thieving on Wall Street. Or at least the characters he's played have...

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The Show: Get a Taste of Waitress' Jason Mraz, Hang with Wicked's Ashley Parker Angel & More by

Spend some time at a sexy photo shoot with Wicked star Ashley Parker Angel, attend the opening night of Junk, meet A Bronx Tale's Adam Kaplan and more.

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Junk Review: 1980s Wall Street Greed by Ayad Akhtar by New York Theater

“When did money become the thing – the only thing?” a character asks at the beginning of “Junk,” a play by Ayad Akhtar, who seems to answer: In the 1980s. Akhtar, the playwrigh…

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Junk ‘the story of kings’ by Sandi Durell

    by Carol Rocamora    “This is a story of kings, or what passes for kings these days…” So goes the opening line of Junk, Ayad Akhtar’s riveting morality tale of mo…

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Birdcage Thursdays by Arts Review

Over time, hoarders can crowd their house so full of stuff that it becomes a risk to their health. Birdcage Thursdays by Sandra Fiona Long considers the consequences of an inability to dist…

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Economics 101: How Steven Pasquale Prepared for His New Role in Ayad Akhtar's JUNK by Alexa Criscitiello

Steven Pasquale is returning to the Broadway stage this season, portraying financial genius, Robert Merkin, in Ayad Akhtar's JUNK.

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Encounters: Preet Bharara Goes to the Theater and Sees a Familiar World on Stage by Stuart Emmrich

The former United States attorney sees “Junk,” a new play by Ayad Akhtar about the insider trading scandals of the 1980s.

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Friday, November 3, 2017 by

Spend some time at a sexy photo shoot with Wicked star Ashley Parker Angel, attend the opening night of Junk, meet A Bronx Tale's Adam Kaplan and more.

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We're Seeing Dollar Signs! Guess These Stock Market Terms with the Cast of Junk on Opening Night by

Content producer Matt Rodin challenges the cast of Junk to define stock market words and phrases on their opening night!

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BWW TV: Go Inside JUNK's Priceless Opening Night on Broadway! by Tv - Opening Night Special

Lincoln Center Theater presents Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes, which just opened last night, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater 150 West 65 Street. Broadwa…

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'Junk' is a play about debt. It owes us a better production. by Peter Marks

Playwright Ayad Akhtar explores Wall Street in the greedy '80s.

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Follow Matthew Rauch Through the Opening Night of Junk on Broadway by Hannah Vine

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the opening of Ayad Akhtar’s newest play at Lincoln Center Theater.

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Junk, Lincoln Center, New York — moral and political ambiguity

The Reagan-era setting allows the playwright to explore the demise of a paternalistic, manufacturing-based corporate culture

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