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a Curtain Up Feature - Me#First in The Berkshires: Where Able and Ambitious Female Theater Makers Have Thrived Long Before the Me#Too Movement and the Wave of Women Running for Government Jobs Read More

Broadway
network
Network - a high tech production of Paddy Chayevsky's movie with Bryan Cranston now telling us to be mad as hell. . . Read More
The Cher Show
The Cher Show - The Neil Simon Theater feels like Caesar's Palace but it does have 3 dazzlingly dressed Chers . . .Read More
The Prom
The Prom - a fun musical entertainment with a message of tolerance Read More
american son
American Son - a dramatic look at race in America Read More
King Kong
King Kong - The iconic four-footed super hero is musicalized, and the beast once again upstages the beauty. . . Read More
Torch Song
Torch Song - 2nd Stage transfers the 1-act version of Harvey Firestone's trilogy to its Broadway home . Read More
The Waverly Gallery
The Waverly Gallery - Another Kenneth Lonergan play that's aged well enough for a wonderful reprise on Broadway Read More
ferryman
The Ferryman - Jez Butterworth's multi-generational family and political drama has so many assets that it's eminently watchable throught more than three hours. . . Read More

The Lifespan of a Fact
The Lifespan of a Fact - This high-velocity, three-character play is an ideal boulevard comedy for the Trump era. . . Read More
Pretty Woman
Pretty Woman - another movie hit sings and dances to Broadway, this one with an essentially sleazy pair turned into fairy tale romantic lovers. . . Read More
Head Over Heels
Head Over Heels -Closing 1/06/09! Elaborately staged mashup of a 16th Century romance and the Go-Go songbook. . . Read More
summer
Summer -Closing 12/30/18! Read More
My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady - A lavishly staged new production of the ever "loverly" classic musical. . . Read More
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Winner of Best Play Tony! Read More
Mean Girls
Mean Girls - Another teen audience targeted movie now sing and dances on Broadway Read More
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Frozen
Frozen - A visually rich production that keeps us wide-eyed and on tenterhooks for more than two hours, even when we know how things are going to end. . . Read More
Once On This Island
Once On This Island - Closing 1/06/19 Read More
The Band's Visit -Winner of 10 Tony Awards-including best play, best actor/actress/director/book! Read More
anastasia
Anastasia - The famous Russian princess fairy tale boasts a top team Read More
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong - not closing but extended to 1/06/19!this British farce glows with antic performances Read More
Come From Away
Come From Away - Its uplift message has helped this fact-based musical fly from Canada to Broadway. . . Read More
Dear Evan Hansen
Dear Evan Hansen - A small musical's big heart and big on talent cast is now a welcome addition to the Broadway musical scene. . . Read More
waitress
Waitress - Sara Bareilles now stars!
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 School of Rock
School of Rock -closing 1/20/19 It's a large, loud show with a totally improbable plot but it;s impossible not to root for its ensemble of super talented kids . . . . Read More
New York Off-Broadway
Nassim
Nassim - The current Barrow Street Theatrical production arrived in New York just in time for the holidays. But its message about the power of language to connect people in unsettled times will mean something long after the holidays are gone. Read More
 Clueless, the Musical
Clueless, the Musical -Another stylishly staged and energetically performed musical based on a cult high school movie . . . Read More
Fabulation,or The Re-Education of Undine
Fabulation,or The Re-Education of Undine - Cherise Boothe is a terrific Undine in a smartly staged legacy production of Lynn Nottage's play Read More
noura
Noura - The American dysfunctional family drama gets quite a workout in Heather Raffo's new play. It even includes a riff on Ibsen's A Doll's House Read More

A Child's Christmas in Wales
A Child's Christmas in Wales - a family-friendly show that can be enjoyed by anyone who savors a holiday with a bit of Celtic magic. Read More
hello girls
The Hello Girls - An ensemble of actor-musicians to tell the story of America's first women soldiers in a lovely new musical by Prospect Theater Company Read More
Two by Friel
Two by Friel - Theatergoers have a fresh opportunity to enjoy Brian Friel's brilliant talent in a double-bill. at the Irish Repertory Theatr Read More
Downstairs
Downstairs - Tyne Daly and her bother Tim Daly do their best to make the thriller Theresa Rebeck wrote for them really thrilling. . Read More
stoppard
The Hard Problem - Tom Stoppard's latest play is mainly theory and not very theatrical Read More
 Thom Pain (based on nothing)
Thom Pain (based on nothing) - Will Eno's Beckett-inflected navel-gazing solo is getting .a superb revival at the Pershing Square Signature Center . . s Read More
Arturo ui
The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui - - Raul Esparza stars as the enamored with fame gangster in Bertold Brecht's allegory Read More
 The Other Josh Cohen
The Other Josh Cohen - this award winning, amusing little musical in a new production at the Westside Theater. . . Read More
Wild Goose Dreams
Wild Goose Dreams - A play with music about connection in a global and digital world. Read More
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Eve's Song
Eve's Song - a play that depicts vividly and with humor the toxic effects of racism.Read More
shake and
Shake and Bake: Love's Labour's Lost - what makes this culinary translation so appealing is its unique theatrical alchemy. Read More
Gloria: A Life
Gloria: A Life -Now running through March 31, 2019! A dynamically staged look at America's best known feminist's life. . .Read More
Mother of the Maid
Mother of the Maid - Glenn Close stars as the legendary saint's Mother in the New York premiere of Jane Anderson's play Read More
Apologia
Apologia - Stockard Channing stars in this revival of Alexi Kaye Campbell's dinner party from hell play . . . Read More
What the Constitution Means to Me
What the Constitution Means to Me - NYTheatre Workshop production moving to Greenwhich house from 11/28/18 to 12/30/18. . . Read More
Girl From The North Country - while efforts to make a Bob Dylan musical have failed, Conor McPherson's version is a Bingo!. . . Read More
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fiddler
Fiddler on the Roof The show will move uptown to Stage 42 from 2/11/19; opening 2/21/19 - The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) excellent Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof as directed by Joel Grey makes us fall in love with Tevye, his wife, Golde, and his three daughters all over again. Read More
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London

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Fiddler on the roof Trevor Nunn directs this new production at the Menier Chocolate Factory . . . . . Read More
Striking12lon18
Striking 12 In the perfect antidote to Christmas cheer comes this update of Dickens' tale of Scrooge in a Christmas Carol . . . . Read More
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Hot Gay Time Machine Join Zak Ghazi-Torbati and Toby Marlow for an evening of camp festive cheer as they take us for a ride on board their infamous time machine . . . . . Read More
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Summer and Smoke In the style of European director's theatre, Rebecca Frecknall remodels a Tennessee Williams rarity. . . . Read More
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Don Quixote A delicious comedy with heart starring David Threlfall as the capricious and gallant Don Quixote . . . . Read More
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A Very Very Very Dark Matter Martin McDonagh's new play is a sinister comedy starring Jim Broadbent . . . . Read More
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Macbeth Polly Findlay's Macbeth has juvenile witches . . . . Read More
Lehmantrilogylon18
The Lehman Trilogy- a look at the origins of the bank which failed spectacularly in 2008, with a British star cast and Sam Mendes as director . . . Read More
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Company Stephen Sondheim's Company gets a meaningful and invigorating makeover with Bobby becoming Bobbie and starring Rosalie Craig and Patti Lupone . . . . Read More
Inheritancelon18
The Inheritance Stephen Daldry directs Matthew Lopez's play looking at three generations of gay men through a lens set by EM Forster . . . . Read More
Mythiclon18
Mythic The God of the Underworld Hades is the most attractive prospect in this musical myth of the girl and those fateful pomegranate seeds . . . . Read More
42ndstreetlon18
42nd Street London gets the full Broadway spectacular, set a few years into the Great Depression but with a cast of 50 tap dancing to Busby Berkeley standards with Bonny Langford joining the cast as Dorothy Brock . . . . Read More
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Othello English Touring Theatre bring their stimulating production of Othello on tour . . . . Read More
Sixlon18
Six Henry VIII's famous succession of six wives form the basis for this feminist, satirical and thrilling musical peopled by pop princesses . . . . Read More
 Tina
Tina Tina opens in London with a fabulous new star Adrienne Warren as Tina Turner . . . . Read More
Hamilton
Hamilton The Hamilton phenomenon takes London by storm . . . Read More
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California


Washington - DC
An Inspector Calls
An Inspector Calls - a brilliantly staged and acted revival starting on noe in DC and then touring to LA, Boston and Chicago . . . Read More
Anything Goes
Anything Goes - while this production lacks the kick of champagne it can still glide, happily, on Corbin Bleu's stellar singing/dancing/acting and, as always, Cole Porter's de-lovely music and lyrics. . . Read More
 Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot - the Elton John musical has lost none of its charm or grit . . Read More
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