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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 - 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 - 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 - Cirque du Soleil tackles Broadway as a real musical Read More
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 - Our review Stephen Karam's family drama on Broadway. . . 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 - 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

A Life
A Life - Adam Bock's cautionary tale about committing ourselves to life while we can still change Read More
Plenty - David Hare's play gets a stylish revival at the same theater where it premiered in 1982. . . 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
Sell/Buy/Date -Extended to 11/20! Sarah Jones is back on stage with her usual array of characters, this time reflecting on the sex industry Read More
She Stoops to Conque
She Stoops to Conquer - Oliver Goldsmith's great farcical comedy given a crisp but true to its time revival by TACT 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
The Maids
The Maids -Extended to 10/30 The experimental and the traditional collide in José Rivera's adaptation of Jean Genet's play at INTAR. 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 - Daniel MacIvor directs the American premiere of his play at Urban Stages . . . Read More
Stuffed - Extended to 11/13! Comedienne Lisa Lampanelli stars in her own playwriting debut. . Read More
The Roads To Home
The Roads To Home - This lovely production by Primary Stages now at the Cherry Lane Theater has a sublime cast under the fine direction of Michael Wilson Read More
Underground Railroad Game
Underground Railroad GameExtended again to 11/11! - this provocative theater piece by Jennifer Kidwell and Scott Sheppard, has arrived at a turbulent juncture in relations among this country's varied communities, Read More
Hamlet - The Mobile Unit's production staring award-winning Brit Chukwudi Iwuji at the Public's downtown home Read More
A Taste of Honey - the Pearl's lively and still relevant revival of the ground breaking play Shelagh Delaney wrote at the ripe old age of 18. . .
Spamilton Extended to 12/31!- 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
A Day by the Sea
A Day by the Sea -Extended to 10/23 The Mint has done it again, given theater goers a chance to experience a play in which not happens except a lot of well developed characters revealing their lives, and life in general's complexities through consistently smart dialogue that still resonates. . . Read More
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Quietly - Extended to 9/25! Taut and tension-filled play set in post "troubles Belfast Read More
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 - The York Theater Company's big-little bio-musical transfers to the Westside Theatre for an open runRead More
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Oil Carrie Cracknell directs Ella Hickson's play about women through 200 years of dwindling resources. . . . . Read More -
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 -
The Autumn Garden Lillian Hellman's 1951 play, set in Texas among three generations of the same family, is full of witty asides, lovely frocks and toxic relationships. . . . . Read More -
Travesties Tom Stoppard's 1974 play Travesties gets its first professional London production for a couple of decades at the Chocolate Factory starring Tom Hollander as Henry Wilfred Carr who meets celebrity figures of his day. . . . . Read More -
The Boys in the Band
The Boys in the Band - Mart Crowley's ground breaking play from 1968 about the gay experience then gets a showing at the Park Theatre with the multi-talented Mark Gatiss as birthday boy Harold . . . . . Read More
Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni Legendary director Richard Jones brings his interpretation to a new production of Don Giovanni for the English National Opera at the Coliseum . . . Read More -
The Libertine
The Libertine The revival of Stephen Jeffreys' 1994 play about the notorious seventeenth century rake John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester is full of lusty images and dissolute morals . . . . . Read More -
The Entertainer
The Entertainer More - Kenneth Branagh's last production of his season at The Garrick revives the play that broke Olivier's mould as a classical actor
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 -
French Without Tears
French Without Tears Terence Rattigan's erudite and sparklingly witty play comes back to the Orange Tree before touring. Unmissable! . . . . Read More -
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
Mama’s Boy
Mama’s Boy - perhaps the most insightful portrait of manipulative motherhood in recent times Read More
Richard III
Richard III - this killer of a play is with verifiable certainty perversely comical Read More
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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Washington - DC
Freaky Friday
Freaky Friday - A fun musical based on Mary Rodgers' novel with a top drawer creative team and performer. . .

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Scenes From Court Life 
or the whipping boy and his prince
Scenes From Court Life or the whipping boy and his prince - Sarah Ruhl has written a funny, perceptive, scathing scatological screed that juxtaposes two dynastiesRead More
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