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Broadway
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
 A Bronx Tale
A Bronx Tale - Chazz Palminteri's solo play gets yet another life as a Broadway musical. . . Read More
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812 - The little musical engine that could makes a triumphant landing on Broadway Read More
Falsettos
Falsettos - William Finn's chamber musical sings its way right into your heart. . .Read More
Les Liaisons Dangereuses - Closing early on 1/08! Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber bring the bored, sexual predators of pre-revolutionary France back to Broadway Read More
The Front Page
The Front Page - Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's comedy with Nathan Lane heading a cast as much past history as city newsstands with six or seven newspapers d Read More
 The Cherry Orchard
The Cherry Orchard - A starry cast in a sporadically satisfying new version of Chekhov's last play Read More
Heisenberg
Heisenberg - No uncertainty Simon Stephen's quirky romance being a charmer, especially since it stars Mary Louise Parker Read More
Oh, Hello On Broadway
Oh, Hello On Broadway - Latest & final extension to January 22nd! Nick Kroll & John Mulaney make their Broadway debut as their crotchety alter egos Read More
The Encounter
The Encounter - Simon McBurney takes audiences on a unique high and low tech journey to the Amazon Read More
Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn - Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge's update of the 1942 music as a technicolor family geared Broadway tuner Read More
Cats. . .Back on Broadway
Cats. . .Back on Broadway - choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler brings new visual excitement to this critic proof mega-hit that now puts Andrew Lloyd Webber's name on three Broadway marquees Read More
Paramour
Paramour - Cirque du Soleil tackles Broadway as a real musical Read More
waitress
Waitress - a promising Broadway debut for singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles and another award-winning performance by Jessie Mueller
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The Humans
The Humans Closing on Broadway 1/15/17-- but following up with a national tour . . . Read More
 Fiddler on the Roof
Fiddler on the Roof -Closing 12/31/16 . . .this is still as close as you can get to a perfect musical and a memorable Teyve courtesy of Danny Burstein . . . . Read More
 The Color Purple
The Color Purple Closing 1/08/17! - a rewarding show thanks to some powerful performances . . . . Read More
 School of Rock
School of Rock - 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
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New York Off-Broadway

Ride the Cyclone
Ride the Cyclone - After getting killed in a roller coaster accident, members of a high school chorus compete for another chance at life in this quirky charmer of a musical. Read More
The Pigeon in the Taj Mahal
The Pigeon in the Taj Mahal - Laoisa Sexton's play is an inventively staged, well-acted comic romp underpinned by a serious theme . . . Read More
Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment - Molly Ringwald as the flamboyant widow Aurora Greenway is the chief attraction in Dan Gordon's stage adaptation of the movie that won the 1984 Best Picture Oscar. Read More
A Taste of Things to Come
A Taste of Things to Come - a musical following four women from cooking club to careers. . . Read More
Othello: The Remix
Othello: The Remix - The General as a hip-hop mogul...and it works Read More
This Day Forward
This Day Forward - Nicky Silver's new play is a case of The Lyons/Redux. . .Read More
Sweet Charity
Sweet Charity Extended to 1/08/17! - smartly streamlined - Sutton Foster is a delightful Charity Hope Valentine in this smartly streamlined revival. . . Read More
The Servant of Two Masters
The Servant of Two Masters - TNFA's production of Carlo Goldoni's farce will be heaven for spectators swept up in its silliness . . . Read More
Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society - your appreciation of this screen-to-stage adaptation will depend a lot on how you felt about the movie . . . Read More
Party People
Party People - This hyper-relevant musical by UNIVERSES examines the legacies of the Black Panthers and Young Lords Parties and the state of activism today. Read More
Women of a Certain Age
Women of a Certain Age - turns out the Gabriels of Richard Nelson's Rhinebeck trilogy voted for the losing candidate Read More
The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World
The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of the Dead - Pulitzer Prize winner Suzann-Lori Parks takes us on a fantastical ride to reclaim the lives of black people in the history books . . . Read More
Notes From The Field
Extended to 12/18! Notes From The Field - Anna Deveare Smith's provocative new 17-character solo Read More
Master Harold . . .and the Boys - A beautifully staged, well-acted revival of Athol Fugard's autobiographical gem . . . Read More
 Finian's Rainbow
Extended to 1/29@Finian's Rainbow - the Irish Rep celebrates its renovated home's completion with this hit-after-hit musical from another era Read More
Sweat
SweatExtended to 12/18! - Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage takes theater goers into the world of blue collar Americans faced with downsized and disappearing manufacturing jobs Read More
kings of war
Kings of War - Except for the Dutch dialogue (and those supertitles), director Ivo van Hove's evening with these kings is like a binge-session of House of Cards. . . Read More
The Collector
The Collector - the two actors in this stage adaptation of John Fowles's novel do their best to provide the much needed tension and pace Read More
Coriolanus
Coriolanus - a new production by the Red Bull Theatre Company just as New York voters are poised to vote for their next president.Read More
 Two Class Acts: Ajax and Squash
Two Class Acts: Ajax and Squash - A double bill by A. R. Gurney ends the Flea Theater's residence on White Street, before moving to a larger space. . . Read More
Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui: A Gangster Spectacle - The Phoenix Theatre Ensemble's resourceful staging of Bertolt Brecht's 1941 epic cartoon.. . . Read More
 Love, Love, Love
Love, Love, Love - Brtish playwright Mike Bartlett's latest play gets a well cast, smoothly directed American production Read More
Tick, Tick...BOOM!
Tick, Tick...BOOM!Extended to 12/18 - Jonathan Larson's early musical splendidly revived by the Keen Company on Theatre Row Read More
Public Enemy
Public Enemy - A slimmed down all too timely one-act version of Ibsen's play at the Pearl Theater Read More
Communion
Communion - Daniel MacIvor directs the American premiere of his play at Urban Stages . . . Read More
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Spamilton
Spamilton Extended again to 12/28/17!- It was inevitable that Gerard Alessandrini would find the rap rage that has taken over the spotlight on Broadway with the mega hit Hamilton. . . Read More
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Quietly
Quietly - Extended to 9/25! Taut and tension-filled play set in post "troubles Belfast Read More
Oslo
Oslo - The play will transfer to the Vivian Beaumont in Spring 2017!J. T. Rogers's 3-hour long, fact-based political drama manages to be a fascinating, never boring theatrical outing. . . Read More
Cagney
Cagney - The York Theater Company's big-little bio-musical transfers to the Westside Theatre for an open runRead More
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London

Sheppey
Sheppey The Orange Tree Theatre revives Somerset Maugham's last play which originally starred Ralph Richardson as a West End barber who wins the lottery and decides to help his fellow man . . . Read More -
The Children
The Children - Lucy Kirkwood's new play looks at the world after a nuclear power station disaster and the scientists who people it. James Macdonald directs Francesca Annis, Ron Cook and Deborah Findlay . . . Read More
The Sewing Group
The Sewing Group EV Crowe's new drama stitches us into an unexpected tapestry . . . Read More -
School of Rock
School of Rock School of Rock comes to London with its talented teams of children playing their own instruments in this feel good family musical. . . . Read More -
An Inspector Calls
An Inspector Calls JB Priestley's classic melodrama puts an affluent Edwardian family into the spotlight of responsibility for their actions in the light of a girl's suicide. . . . Read More -
The Red Barn
The Red Barn Celebrated director, Robert Icke stamps his iconic visuals on La Main, a Simenon thriller as a new play by David Hare. . . . Read More -
Ragtime
Ragtime Thom Southerland and Danielle Tarento bring their magical makeover to Ragtime with the glorious music of that era played by actor musicians . . . . . Read More -
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - John Tiffany's startling production of the eighth story in the Harry Potter series charms fans and Muggles alike in the theatrical event of the year . . . . . Read More -
2Aladdin
Aladdin The Genie and the opulent costumes and sets will make Aladdin a magic carpet ride. . . Read More
 Motown: the Musical
Motown: the Musical London gets Berry Gordon's story of his record label Tamla Motown and the stars he discovered. . . Read More
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New Jersey
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Daddy Long Legs
Daddy Long Legs - Daddy Long Legs may prompt you to say, as does the final song that " All This Time" was rather pleasantly spent.Read More
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Iago
Iago - the petty feuding and the petulant fussing between a married theatrical couple and a scheming actor Read More
 Pump Boys and Dinettes
Pump Boys and Dinettes - amiable mix of country-styled music and home-grown corn Read More



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